In February 2015, the New York State Board of Regents granted a full five-year renewal of the school’s charter to June 2020. We have worked hard to improve student achievement and have gained the confidence of all stakeholders.
Through hard work, dedication, and a distinctive curriculum, Bronx Charter School for the Arts:
At Bronx Arts, music echoes in the halls, student art covers the walls, and performances of theatre and dance take place in front of applauding families and community members. Through skills-based instruction as well as arts integration in the classrooms, students have the opportunity to explore art making in the fields of theater, dance, music, and the visual arts. They learn to use art as a language to express their thoughts and ideas. Through these experiences, our students achieve:
Bronx Arts currently serves almost 310 students in grades K-5. The student body is 28% African-American, 67% Latino, and 5% of mixed ethnicity. Almost 60% of Bronx Arts students live in the Hunts Point area.
In the 2015-16 School Year, approximately 91% of Bronx Arts students were eligible for Federal Free & Reduced Lunch. Students with disabilities compose nearly 19% of our population, while over 15% of our students are English Language Learners.