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    Bronx GEAR UP Network

    The Bronx Institute at Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY) is working with a network of schools in The Bronx to ensure that thousands of students will be successful high school graduates entering a wide range of colleges and universities across the country.

    The Bronx GEAR UP Network currently services 10th and 11th graders in several schools, including:

    • Collegiate Institute of Math and Science (CIMS)
    • Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music
    • Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy (KAPPA)
    • Pelham Preparatory Academy
    • New World High School
    • Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice
    • In-Tech Academy
    • West Bronx Academy for the Future
    • Fordham High School for the Arts

    In recognition of The Bronx GEAR UP Network's accomplishments in encouraging students and parents to take active roles in their education, the program was selected by the Washington Center for Best Practices as a model of success. This award made the Bronx GEAR UP Network even more determined to continue effectively servicing our students, parents and teachers.

    The Bronx GEAR UP Network's staff includes Dora Padilla as the Administrative Assistant. For questions please contact Dora Padilla by phone at (718) 960-8615 or by email at