Mission & Vision

Our mission is to ensure that students graduate with the skills, aptitude, and passion for learning necessary for post-secondary achievement.  We will nurture and empower our diverse learners to develop their unique talents and abilities through an arts-integrated program that promotes critical thinking and develops social-emotional development.

Our vision is to establish a leading visual arts school that fosters artistic and academic excellence and prepares students to be creative, empowered citizens of the world. 

Statement on Accessibility

We are working to make this website easier to access for people with disabilities, and will follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. If you need assistance with a particular page or document on our current site, please contact the Parent Coordinator, Ms. Bodon (718 - 319 - 5160 ext.2265 or Ibodon@schools.nyc.gov)  to request assistance.

Welcome to B.H.S.V.A (11x418)

  • 2040 Antin Place, Bronx NY 10462

  • Phone: (718) 319-5160

  • Fax: (718) 319-5165