The Center for Optimal College Readiness (COCR) places students in the following schools and institutions where they provide outreach tutoring, mentoring, help with academic counseling and college application-related work:

Bronx Leadership Academy High School

  • Educates students to be committed to personal excellence and to the improvement of the quality of life within their communities and society as a whole by providing a program of high academic standards.
  • 1710 Webster Ave. Bronx, NY 10457
  • Enrollment – 671

City College Academy of Arts

  • A traditional school with an accelerated curriculum, City College Academy of the Arts (CCAA) offers students in grades 6 to 12 a supportive environment and the chance to earn two years of college credit at the City College of New York (CCNY.)
  • 4600 Broadway, New York, NY 10040
  • Enrollment - 588

Family Life Academy Charter School

  • FLACS is a kindergarten through eighth grade charter school that delivers a holistic education and whose students surpass state averages in academic achievement, are nurtured in a disciplined environment, develop good judgment, and are taught to be accountable for their actions.
  • 14 W 170th St. Bronx, NY 10452
  • Enrollment – 460

Fredrick Douglass Academy III

  • A college preparatory secondary school dedicated to providing an intensive academic program that will prepare Scholars to enter the higher education institution of their choice.
  • 3630 Third Avenue Bronx, NY 10456
  • Enrollment – 410

In-Tech Academy

  • A comprehensive secondary school serving a 6th - 12th grade population from within Community School District Ten committed to initiating and implementing a program of study for shaping the learning community for the twenty-first century. 
  • 2975 Tibbett Ave, Bronx, NY 10463
  • Enrollment – 1020

Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy IV (KAPPA IV)

  • Fosters a nurturing environment that challenges, supports, and raises expectations for youth in New York City. Provides a rigorous, accelerated academic program that prepares New York City youth for admission into specialized high schools.
  • 6 Edgecombe Ave, New York, NY 10030
  • Enrollment – 200

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center

  • Builds on the strengths of residents in the diverse community, enabling them to effect change and improve the quality of their own lives and those of their families and their community.
  • 3101 Kingsbridge Terrace, Bronx, NY 10463

Middle School 254

  • Provides all students with the knowledge, skills, and qualities required to be successful in an ever-changing, diverse, technological, and multicultural society.
  • 2452 Washington Ave, Bronx, NY 10458
  • Enrollment – 495

Public School 7

  • Provides high quality instruction and authentic learning experiences in an inclusive environment that prepares students for real world success.
  • 3201 Kingsbridge Ave, Bronx, NY 10463
  • Enrollment – 727

St. Barnabas High School

  • An all girls Catholic college preparatory school that embraces global diversity and educates young women to develop both the confidence and the recognition that they have the potential to do and the power to be Christian leaders who will change the world.
  • 425 E 240th St, Bronx, NY 10470
  • Enrollment – 229

Tech International Charter School

  • Offers its students a technology enhanced, internationally focused and academically challenging education that develops the critical thinking skills needed for postsecondary success.
  • 3120 Corlear Ave, Bronx, NY 10463
  • Enrollment – 204

The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology

  • Exposes students to information technology and global commerce through a simulated economy and intensive technology training to prepare them to be successful in a rapidly changing world.
  • 360 E 145th St, Bronx, NY 10454
  • Enrollment – 501