Bx High School of Science prepares the students well for college. They offer many AP courses and the teachers are approachable and down-to-earth. There are a diverse range of recreational clubs for the student to join. Depending on where you live, the commute may be long as it is the second to last stop on the 4 train (Bedford Park).
At first you'd think that the teachers had no soul: how else would they be able to give out that much homework with a clear conscience? But honestly, you soon get used to the crushing workload, high grading standards, and ultra-competitive environment (check the lobby, folks. Bronx Science is not the place for people with low self-esteem) The students are brilliant, and that's why you end up enjoying the high school rather than hating it. Beyond that, it has a wide variety of clubs (so many options... so little time), great teachers, and a sterling reputation.
Perfect in every way! Highly supportive of parents and educating all of the college process. Wish I could turn back the hands of time and go here myself.
Simply the best high school in America. You can grow, prosper, and challenge yourself here for four years, in the setting of a comfortable environment. With a vigorous curriculum, Bronx Science allows you to choose what direction and choice of classes you want to take throughout your years spent here. Offers almost all AP courses, plus higher achieving courses that earn you college credits. You might not realize it in your freshman year, but this school provides you with the opportunity to be anything you want to be. Politician, doctor, chemists, physicist, historian, businessman, musician; you name it - and it's very much attainable. ** P.S. Even a Specialized High School like Bronx Science provides individual student-teacher attention, despite the many false allegations.
Great teachers, Parent Coordinator, Guidance counselors, Principals, Brilliant students, Way the H.S. should be. Nice school environments.
Very well organized school. Principal is very knowledgeable and expirienced. Good teachers. A lot of work is being done by the Parent Coordinator.
High quality education, supportive teachers, staff and peers. More importantly, my boy enjoys learning and excel in this school.
I love this School for it's Academic and Athletic program ! My son is Very happy and so are we :)
The Bronx High School of Science is a specialized New York City public high school. Founded in 1938 and known for its focus on mathematics and science, Bronx Science also emphasizes the humanities and social sciences. As a result, it has continually attracted students with a wide variety of interests. Bronx Science has developed a worldwide reputation as one of the best high schools in the United States, ranking 4th in U.S. News and World Report's 2008 list of America's "Gold-Medal" high schools that attracts an intellectually gifted blend of culturally, ethnically, and economically diverse students from New York City.
Bronx High School of Science offers a challenging academic curriculum and an array of extracurricular clubs and teams. The faculty is comprised of dedicated, experienced, and hard working teachers. The students receive an excellent education and are accepted to top universities.
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