Bronx High School for Writing and Communication Arts

District

Overview

  • School Number: X253

  • Accessibility: Fully Accessible

  • Grades: 09,10,11,12,SE

  • 2020–2021 Enrollment: 271

  • Geographic District: 11

  • Borough: Bronx

School Contacts and Information

School Leader
Cheryle Pierre, Principal
Respect for All Liaison
Joseph Williams jr.
Sexual Harassment Prevention Liaison
Pamela Williams jones
How to report student-to-student discrimination, sexual and other harassment, intimidation, and bullying
Space
Shares building with other schools
District Borough Number
11X253

Superintendent and District Contacts

Superintendent
Melissa Ramos
Address
One Fordham Plaza, Bronx, NY 10458
Phone
718-741-5834
Education Council President
Karen Wang
Education Council Phone
718-752-7478

Summer School

Students from this school will go to summer school at the following location(s): (If you see multiple locations, contact your home school or call 311 for more information.)
  • Bronx High School for Writing and Communication Arts
  • Program: Summer Rising
  • 925 Astor Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10469
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Dates: 07/05/2022 - 08/19/2022
  • 08:00AM - 06:00PM
  • Bronx Lab School
  • Program: Summer Rising
  • 925 Astor Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10469
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Dates: 07/05/2022 - 08/18/2022
  • 08:00AM - 06:00PM
  • High School of Computers and Technology
  • Program: Summer Rising
  • 925 Astor Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10469
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Dates: 07/05/2022 - 08/11/2022
  • 08:00AM - 06:00PM
  • Collegiate Institute for Math and Science
  • Program: Summer Rising
  • 925 Astor Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10469
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Dates: 07/05/2022 - 08/12/2022
  • 08:00AM - 06:00PM
  • Bronx Academy of Health Careers
  • Program: Summer Rising
  • 925 Astor Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10469
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Dates: 07/05/2022 - 08/15/2022
  • 08:00AM - 06:00PM
  • Astor Collegiate Academy
  • Program: Summer Rising
  • 925 Astor Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10469
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Dates: 07/05/2022 - 08/12/2022
  • 08:00AM - 06:00PM
  • Bronx High School for the Visual Arts
  • Program: Summer Rising
  • 925 Astor Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10469
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Dates: 07/05/2022 - 08/12/2022
  • 08:00AM - 06:00PM

Mental Health and Wellness

Ask your Parent Coordinator, School Social Worker, or School Counselor for more information about your school's mental health program.
School Based Health Center with Mental Health Services
Montefiore Medical Center: 718-944-5601

Building Ventilation Information

In order to ensure maximum safety for staff and students, all school buildings are continually monitored for any ventilation issues. The DOE makes repairs or improvements where needed and/or will close any rooms until they can be occupied safely.
X425 - 800 East Gun Hill Road
See citywide information and report definitions:
Building Ventilation Status

Free Student Meals

Breakfast, lunch and after school meal service is free for all NYC public school students.
Menu Service Specifics
  • Breakfast Time: 9:00 AM-9:30 AM
  • Lunch Time: 12:00 PM-12:45 PM
  • Food Service Manager: Charris Walker
  • Kitchen Phone Number: 718-696-3375
See what's on the menu:
Breakfast
Lunch
DOH Inspection Report

Admissions

For School Specific Admission Information
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School Quality

The DOE develops tools to help families and educators understand student achievement and school quality. The reports on this page provide information about school quality from multiple sources. These sources include feedback from students, teachers, and parents. Reports also include information from formal school visits and a variety of student achievement metrics.

School Quality Snapshot
The School Quality Snapshot provides families with a summary of each school. The data captures the schools learning environment and student performance. Snapshots from the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years are available in the links below.
School Quality Snapshot - High School
School Quality Guide
The School Quality Guide is a detailed report about this school that includes complete results from the NYC School Survey and more information on student achievement.
School Quality Guide - High School
Quality Review Report
The Quality Review Report is the result of a two-day visit by an experienced educator, who has looked at how well this school supports student learning and teacher practice.
Quality Review Report 2016-2017
Quality Review Report 2014-2015
School Performance Dashboard
The School Performance Dashboard shows multiple years of data and key comparisons for this school.
School Performance Dashboard - High School

Reports

Building Accessibility Profile

Building 1
X425 - 800 East Gun Hill Road - Fully Accessible
Rating
9 out of 10 - All educational primary function areas within the building are accessible, although minor barriers may be present throughout the building where there is pre-1992 construction.
View BAP Report
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