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Current/Incoming Parents

I am a current parent and am not in the school's email database. How do I subscribe?

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My child has just been accepted to Bronx Science and I would like to be added to the school's email database. How do I subscribe?

Please do not submit the Current Parent online form. Once your child is accepted, visit the Bronx Science website where you will find a link to submit online the Bio/Academic Information form (this is a temporary email database and will become inactive when your child begins the new school year). At the Open House for Accepted Students in March you will receive an Accepted Student Packet, which will contain the Blue Data Collection Form. In September, the email address you have entered on the Blue Data Collection Form will be the one used by the school.

What are some key services that Bronx Science provides for students?

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My child has been accepted to Bronx Science, however we haven't been on a tour of the school. Will you offer any other tours?

We will have an open house for accepted students and their parents/guardians once students have been notified of their results (usually beginning of March).

What is the procedure to follow if a student is absent?

Visit the Attendance Office website for procedures to follow if you are absent and to download the Absence Form

What is the procedure if a student needs to leave school early on a particular day?

Student needs to complete an Out of Building (OB) pass that has been signed by the parent/guardian. The OB pass must be handed in to Mrs. Scipioni in Room 029 before the student's first period class on the day the student needs to leave early. To download and print out the OB pass, click here

How do I contact the School Nurse and where is the Nurse's Office?

Click here for the Nurse's contact information. The nurse's office is located in room 049B

How can I find out who my child's guidance counselor is?

Click here to see the list of Official Class Assignments by counselor. Incoming students will be assigned a counselor at the beginning of their first school year at Bronx Science

How does my child replace a lost ID?

Photo I.D. cards are scanned every time students enter and exit the building (all students enter and exit through the Student Cafeteria). If students lose their photo I.D. they can get 2 free replacements; after that, they have to pay. Click here to request a replacement of a lost ID.

How does course selection work for current Bronx Science students?

Students register for their courses online using Naviance. Click here to view our current Click here

How does course selection work for accepted Bronx Science students?

Accepted students will take placement and optional qualifying exams at the June orientation, which is held during the day of Chancellor's Conference Day. Accepted students will indicate their Foreign Language course preferences when they submit the online Bio/Academic Information form.

When will students receive their schedule for the new school year?

Check our website toward the end of the summer for beginning of school year information

What school supplies are needed when school begins?

Students should bring a pen and notebook on the first day of school. When they meet all of their teachers, they will let the students know which supplies are needed for each class.

How does a student obtain breakfast and lunch at Bronx Science?

Click here for Information about how the SchoolFood service works at Bronx Science. You can also view the Daily breakfast and lunch menus by clicking here

What is The New York City Department of Education's Policy on cell phones, ipods, and other communication/electronic devices (including laptops)?

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How can my child contact me or how can I contact them during the school day in case of an emergency?

If there is an emergency and parents/guardians need to contact their child during the school day, they can contact the Parent Coordinator, their child's guidance counselor or the main office: 718-817-7700

If students need to contact their parents, they can use the phone in the main office (room 135) with the permission of a teacher or school staff member

How does my child retrieve a confiscated electronic device?

Click here for information on how to retrieve a confiscated device

What is the Dress Code at Bronx Science?

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When does the school day begin and end (Bell Schedule)?

Click here for the our bell schedule information and information about Small Group Instruction (SGI)

Students who begin after the first period do not need to be in school until their first period class begins. Students who end before the last period of the day are allowed to leave the building once their last class/SGI has ended

All students must enter and exit the building through the cafeteria and swipe their Bronx Science ID cards

What is Small Group Instruction/SGI?

Click here to read about Small Group Instruction (SGI)

How can I find the tutoring schedules for the academic departments?

Click here to check each department's tutoring schedule

Does Bronx Science have a weekly test schedule?

Click here to view each department's weekly test schedule

How do I contact my child’s teachers?

Through our online gradebook

Email - you can find faculty email addresses on the Faculty/Staff list or through the particular department

Phone - you can contact the teacher's department office and leave a message

Note - you can send a note with your child including your contact information and the best times to reach you

I have been trying to communicate with my child's teacher and have not been successful. What can I do?

Contact the Assistant Principal of the teacher's department

Contact the Parent Coordinator who can help facilitate the communication

What is NHS?

Click here to read about our chapter of the National Honors Society (NHS)

How does a student participate in and document Community Service while at Bronx Science?

Students can volunteer in Department Offices. Stop by the Department Office and speak with the Assistant Principal

Students can volunteer in the Main Office, Guidance Office, Library etc.

For information on how to document in-school/outside of school service credit, visit the NHS website (on the Bronx Science website, see Student Life then click on National Honor Society)

How do I find out about teams' tryouts?

Click here to visit our Athletics webpages where you will find tryout information etc.

Does a student need to join the Bronx Science Student Organization (S.O.)?

All Bronx Science students are members of the S.O. Click here for Student Organization information

What clubs do you have at Bronx Science?

Click here for Student Organization Clubs information

How do I keep up with current Bronx Science information?

Our website is updated regularly so it is an excellent resource to keep up with current

Remind your child to check his/her Bronx Science email account every day:

  • All students are given an email account when they enter Bronx Science
  • Accepted students will receive their email account username and temporary password in the mail, shortly before the June orientation
  • If your child needs a password reset during the school year, click here - over the summer your child needs to email
  • Login to your online gradebook account - incoming parents will receive an email with login information at the beginning of the new school year
  • Make sure your child has registered you in her/his Naviance account
  • Make sure the Attendance Office has your latest biographical data (address, home phone, emergency contact info etc.)

How do I find information about Bronx Science computer accounts, email, Naviance, the online gradebook?

Visit the Management Information Systems (MIS) department webpages

Where is the Lost and Found?

The Lost and Found is located in the front of the student cafeteria.

How does a student obtain Working Papers?

Click here for information about Working Papers and to download an application - visit the Bronx Science homepage, under "Announcements" for further information.

Does Bronx Science have a summer program?

Visit our Summer School Questions?

What is Incoming Students Summer Orientation for accepted students?

A two hour orientation for students only during the last week of August. At the orientation, incoming students will receive their locker assignments and combinations, the student handbook, meet the principal and others who can answer questions, learn how to navigate the school, become familiar with a Bronx Science program, understand Bronx Science schedules, including the first day, and receive their Bronx Science ID card

The schedule for the Incoming Students Summer Orientation is generally posted in the beginning of July on the Bronx Science website and emailed to students and parents

How do I know if school has been canceled due to adverse weather conditions?

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What is the role of the Parent Coordinator at Bronx Science?

Visit our Parent Coordinator's webpages for detailed information.

How can I find out about the Bronx Science Parents' Association?

Visit their website at

You can also check out our Bronx Science Handbook, where you will find the answers to many of your questions

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