Astor Collegiate Academy
SANDRA BURGOS, PRINCIPAL
Total students: 450
Astor Collegiate Academy (ACA) was established in 2003 as a business-focused school. As of 2011, Astor’s focus was changed to science with a strong emphasis in mathematics. All students are expected to take math and science courses each year. Students may participate in after-school clubs and athletic programs. ACA offers Advanced Placement classes in subjects including biology, chemistry, English language and composition, English literature and composition, Spanish language and culture, statistics, studio art and US history. Students have earned as many as 18 college credits during their studies at ACA.
2 cool things about Astor Collegiate
- ACA has had multiple Posse winners, the latest earning a full scholarship to DePauw University as of 2014.
- ACA has established relationships with various organizations to enhance students’ exposure to and experience in the world beyond high school. Partnerships include Albert Einstein School of Medicine, College Now-Lehman College, Opening Act and University of Vermont.
2 things you should know about Astor Collegiate
- Incoming 9th graders are strongly encouraged to participate in the Summer Bridge program prior to the start of their 9th grade year. All students are expected to complete 75 hours of community service.
- Students are expected to wear their physical education uniform for all physical education classes.
How to get in
Sign in at an Open House (contact the school for dates and times), attend a Bronx High School Fair or schedule a “Spend an hour with the Bull” by contacting the guidance department at 718-944-3418.