Facts and Figures:

School Motto:

“Whatever It Takes”

 

School Mascot:

Lion

 

School Colors: 

Blue, Yellow, and Gray 

 

BCSM Ranking and College Readiness:

On College Readiness measures (literacy and math standardized tests), BCSM was ranked #1 for unscreened schools in the Bronx and Manhattan and #3 for New York City; 80% of seniors are rated “college ready.” In 2014, BCSM ranked in the top 4% of all high schools in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. The NY Daily News ranked BCSM #1 unscreened school in NYC (28th overall)

 

Student Profile

BCSM has 464 students; the incoming freshman class had 3500 applicants for 124 seats, testimony to the school’s success with students across all achievement levels.
Grades Served (2012 – 2013): 09, 10, 11, 12
Final Expected Grade Configuration: 09-12
Typical Freshman Schedule Start Time: 08:15 AM
End Time: 02:36 PM

  • 86% of our students qualify for free/reduced lunch
  • 21 % of entering students have IEP’s requiring special education services; 7% English Language Learners

 

Demographics

  • Hispanic – 69%    
  • Asian – 6%
  • African American – 23%  
  • American Indian – 1%
  • Caucasian – 1%

  

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