NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 04: Chef, Author and TV Personality Anthony Bourdain attends The 2015 Bronx Academy Of Letters Chefs' Tasting Benefit at The Edison Ballroom on March 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)
The Bronx Academy of Letters 339 Morris Avenue Bronx, NY 10452 School Phone: 718-401-4891
Grades 2014-15: 6-12 | Grades at full enrollment: 6-12 Community District: Mott Haven (CD 1) School Website: www.BronxLetters.com DoE Website: http://schools.nyc.gov/SchoolPortals/07/X551 Principal: Brandon Cardet-Hernandez
Summary: Founded in 2003, The Bronx Academy of Letters was founded on the concept that students who can express themselves clearly in writing will achieve more success on any path they choose. BAL has an intense focus on developing strong communication skills across disciplines. In addition to its rigorous, college-preparatory academic program, BAL is committed to promoting flexible, self-motivated learning outside of the classroom. Teachers facilitate a wide variety of extracurricular programs including student council, drama, art, dance, cooking, book club and athletics.