Details overview

School leader PRINCIPAL - MS. VIVIAN SELENIKAS
District New York City Geographic District #30
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Performing arts
Humanities
Sciences
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
8
Music
including: Band
5
Languages
including: French
Music Vocal lessons / coaching
Orchestra
Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Creative writing
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Spanish
Chinese - Mandarin
Italian
Chinese - Cantonese

Support

20
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 63% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 13% 9%
White 12% 48%
Black 11% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 14% 8%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 67% 43%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

16
Girls Sports
including: Badminton
16
Boys Sports
including: Fencing
Girls sports Swimming
Golf
Fencing
Soccer
Volleyball
Cross country
Gymnastics
Basketball
Tennis
Sofbtall
Badminton
Cheerleading
Flag football
Lacrosse
Softball
Track
Boys sports Lacrosse
Swimming
Golf
Baseball
Wrestling
Fencing
Football
Soccer
Volleyball
Gymnastics
Cross country
Basketball
Tennis
Flag football
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Track
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Present special topics during curricular units

Teachers

24
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 66% 39%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) Busses - Q102, Q103, Q104, Q18, Q66, Q69

Sources

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