of Christopher Columbus High School
Bronx, New York 10469
��������� The Law and Justice Academy prepares students for the New York State Regents Exam, while providing students an extensive background in Law.� Students in the Law and Justice Academy acquire a broad-based knowledge of the legal system of the United States, New York State, and New York City.�
��������� Students in the Law and Justice Academy are interested in becoming lawyers, judges, paralegals, politicians, police officers, fire fighters, FBI agents, and government employees.� Students in the Law and Justice Academy excel academically.� Many of our students attend some of the most prestigious universities in the country.� We have students accepted to schools like Duke, Rutgers, Cornell, Buffalo, Stanford, Northwestern, NYU, Colombia, and many others.� Most of our students earn academic scholarships because of their hard work in high school.
��������� The Law and Justice Academy has a very strong support system to help students maximize their potential.� We have a house team dedicated to the success of each student.� If a student is struggling academically, we have a very good peer tutoring program.� If a student is struggling with attendance, our house team will work with the parents to improve the child�s attendance.� If the student needs behavioral modifications, the house team will work with the teachers, the student, and the parents to improve behavior in the classroom.
��������� The Law and Justice Academy builds leaders.� Because of our partnerships with several universities, business leaders, and the Bronx D.A.�s office, we provide students with opportunities to see our legal system practically applied.� Our students will prepared to be future leaders of our great city, state, and nation.
Supervisor: Richard Cintron A.P. (I.A.) Ext. 3350
Coordinator: James Vint� Ext. 3471
Guidance Counselors: Doris Juskowits� Ext. 3491
����� Guidance Counselor: Ramon Acevedo Ext. 1414
Guidance Counselor: Candice Werner� Ext. 3487
House Assistant: Theresa Munford � Ext. 3484
House Paraprofessional: Andrea Gregory �Ext. 3485
Introduction to Law
After School Programs:
NYU Saturday Law Institute
Bronx County Courthouse
Bronx Supreme Court
Circle Line Cruise around Manhattan
Statue of Liberty
Principal�s Honor Roll
Top 100 Scholars
Law House Honor Roll
Most Improved Student
Parents may contact our office at any time with questions and concerns.� Together, we can make sure each child maximizes their potential.