Fordham High School of the Arts

500 East Fordham Rd, Bronx, NY 10458 | (718) 733-4656
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 371
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4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 371 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 500 E Fordham Rd, Bronx, NY 10458
  • Principal or Admin: Iris Blige
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 371
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 150 (40.4%)
  • Females: 221 (59.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Fordham High School of the Arts Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Black16243.7%
Asian71.9%
Hispanic19552.6%
White61.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Fordham High School of the Arts
  Number Percent
9th Grade10829.1%
10th Grade9826.4%
11th Grade7821.0%
12th Grade5013.5%
Ungraded3710.0%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
70.0%
District:
64.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
61.0%
District:
71.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
1.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
88.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
4.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
4.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
7.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
6.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
7.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
29.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
43.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
39.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
53.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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1 review for Fordham High School of the Arts

  • Reviewed by Teacher on March 14, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school allows students to specialize in either Dance, Drama, Visual Arts, Instrumental Music or Vocal Music. Students receive an Arts Endorsed Diploma if they fulfill all of the arts requirements by graduation.

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