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The Heritage School

Public | 9-12 | 294 students

 

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Posted June 12, 2014

We are a Village High School. It begins with the principle, who has an open door policy, and knows each student by name. if your are an involved parent he knows your telephone number and will text you at any moment. Followed by the dedicated teachers who always give 120% to the students. Because our school is so great, the only thing I can say about improvement, would be more parent involvement.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 11, 2014

I am a senior in this school. I went through a lot in this school . As a freshman I didn't like it because it was horrible. The teachers could not teach for their life and the students did not care about their education. In 2010, our school was rated a C and it was underdeveloped school. However, in my junior year, they changed the principle. This principle is amazing. The students are respectful to him. He also create many programs for us like COllege Now and performing arts programs from 4 to 6pm. We been doing Saturday school since last year and that helped the students a lot. The school is also getting renovated. I predict 3 years from now this school will be amazing. So much happened already and it's Been only his third year here.


Posted March 31, 2005

The school has a rigorous curriculum that starts with basic academics. The extracurriculum is an overall B. They give the students the opportunity to participate in educational programs that are good hands-on experience that will motivate students to excel. I like how the teachers give one on one attention to the students. Most of the students are at the master level in reading and math. I give this school 3 stars for effert.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 20, 2004

while my child attended this h.s, he was constantly harrassed by, not only the policemen, but by the neighborhood kids as well, I believe this school is great but the location could not have been worst.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 13, 2004

Heritage is pretty strict but they get the job done.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
n/a
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
13%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
62%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
36%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
42%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

255 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
58%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
53%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

18 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
53%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

All Students15%
Female18%
Male10%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English15%
Not migrant15%

Chemistry

All Students21%
Female21%
Male20%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant21%

Earth Science

All Students74%
Female69%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities54%
General population78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant74%

English

All Students45%
Female50%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities21%
General population53%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English47%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant45%

Geometry

All Students17%
Female18%
Male16%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population20%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant17%

Global History and Geography

All Students26%
Female26%
Male26%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilities16%
General population32%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English27%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant26%

Integrated Algebra

All Students44%
Female51%
Male35%
African American46%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities32%
General population50%
English language learners27%
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant44%

Living Environment

All Students33%
Female36%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities22%
General population39%
English language learners8%
Proficient in English36%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant33%

Physics

All Students6%
Female0%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant6%

U.S. History and Government

All Students53%
Female58%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities32%
General population59%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant53%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

In 2009-2010, this school was given a grade of "C" for the high school level.

About the tests


Progress Report Grades measure the school's contribution to student learning in three areas: School Environment, Student Performance and Student Progress. Schools can receive additional credit for achieving exemplary performance progress among high-needs students. Progress Report Grades range from A to F.

Source: New York City Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 2 69% 23%
Black 1 29% 19%
White 2 1% 48%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 0% 9%
Two or more races 1 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 27%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 272%N/A43%
Source: 1 NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 24%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 33%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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The NYC Department of Education asked parents, teachers and students about their school's learning environment. Results provide insight into school climate, such as whether the school is academically rigorous, safe, communicative and collaborative. Learn more

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Category scores for each of the respondent groups are then combined to form overall category scores. Alongside the results for each school are the aggregated results across all NYC public schools, which are provided as a basis for comparisons.

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Based on 513 responses

This school provides ... 1

A safe and respectful environmentWhat's this?

This score measures whether parents, students and teachers feel that the school creates a physically and emotionally secure environment in which everyone can focus on student learning.

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This school
7.0
out of 10
 
City average
8.0
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.3
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Students

This school

 
6.3
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.4
 

City average

 
8.0
 
Clear, useful communication about educational goalsWhat's this?

This score measures whether parents, students and teachers feel that the school provides information about the school's educational goals and offers appropriate feedback on each student's learning outcome.

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This school
7.2
out of 10
 
City average
8.1
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.5
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Students

This school

 
6.7
 

City average

 
7.8
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.4
 

City average

 
7.8
 
Strong parent, teacher and student engagementWhat's this?

This score measures how engaged parents, students and teachers feel they are in an active and vibrant partnership to promote student learning.

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This school
6.6
out of 10
 
City average
7.8
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.1
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Students

This school

 
6.0
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
6.5
 

City average

 
7.8
 
High academic expectations for all studentsWhat's this?

This score measures how well parents, students and teachers feel that the school develops rigorous and meaningful academic goals that encourage students to do their best.

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This school
7.3
out of 10
 
City average
8.2
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.4
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Students

This school

 
6.9
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents20868%
Students28691%
Teachers19100%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • MR. DYANAND SUGRIM
Fax number
  • (212) 828-2861

Programs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Humanities
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Busses - M1, M101, M102, M106, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M3, M96, M98
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Golf
  • Sofbtall
  • Track
  • Volleyball
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1680 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10029
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Phone: (212) 828-2858

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