Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
School leader PRINCIPAL - MR. BRANDON CARDET-HERNANDEZ
District New York City Geographic District # 7
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Humanities
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Honors track
Project-based

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Sports Fields
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Career/college counseling
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Summer college prep programs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Community college courses
College information sessions/fairs
College prep programs/courses during the year
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 65% 23%
Black 34% 19%
White 1% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 10% 8%
Female 56% 49%
Male 44% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 88% 43%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Softball
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
6
Clubs
including: Student newspaper
Girls sports Softball
Basketball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Boys sports (misc.) Triathlon
Girls sports (misc.) Triathlon
Clubs Art club
Drama club
Step team
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Junior Statesmen of America
  Gender Sexuality Alliance
  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Security personnel
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Librarian / media specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Security personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Spanish

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 27% 39%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Transportation options (misc.) Busses - BX1, BX15, BX17, BX19, BX2, BX21, BX32, BX33, BX4, BX41, BX55
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Dreamyard
  Labyrinth Theater Company
  Let's Get Ready
  Jazz at Lincoln Center
  East Side House Settlement

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
Teacher characteristics NYSED, 2011-2012