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Columbia Secondary School

Public | 6-10 | 474 students

 

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Posted August 17, 2014

teachers go above and beyond. After a rocky start - the new principal Miriam and her team have split their focus very effectively enriching the offerings for both middle and upper schools. 100% graduation rate for their first 12th grade and 100% going to college. Off to a great start!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 17, 2014

Columbia Secondary School for Math Science and Engineering has been a very supportive and engaging environment for my child who is new to the school as a sixth grader. We appreciate the diversity of the student body and the individual sincere attention faculty (professors) provide on a daily basis. In addition to high expectations in regular ELA and STEM courses, my child studies Latin and Philosophy and adores the stimulating elective courses provided for no charge. For example, the engineering professor sponsored several winning entries at the annual Future Cities competition. In addition to new valuable academic content, my child has learned valuable life lessons in time management and organization skills directly attributed to class work. The current principal is to be commended for moving the school in positive directions. The school is in dire need of a larger lunch room, additional classroom space and student lockers. The current co-location of three schools in one building is a model that disadvantages all communities involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 16, 2013

Columbia Secondary offers a very dynamic and engaging curriculum.My 6th grader in one year has participated in a half year of moot court with high school students; studied engineering and philosophy; gardened and cooked in a program that emphasizes environmental awareness, progressed sophisticatedly in Spanish and partici[pated in Mandarin club; presented science projects at the Museum of Natural History and designed his own planetarium presentation for the public utilizing sophisticated research techniques and advanced computer skills. Teachers communicate to just let parents know the special achievements of their children and I have been very impressed with social interest projects on Rwandai, the Middle East and sustainability. My child developed organizational skills he never displayed earlier (going from the backpack from hell to organized notebooks, etc-miraculously! He manages his h.w. well. Most of all he likes and respects his peers who are intelligent, fun and diverse. Parent involvement and outreach is great. I recommend this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2012

This school isn't as overworking as everyone says it is. The so called 2-4 hours of homework every night is honestly only about 1-1.5 hours. It's a great, accelerated program that is hard to find anywhere else. With special classes like engineering and philosophy, this school is absolutely amazing! The teachers and staff are welcoming and open to concerns. It is no where near a sink or swim school- the teachers help if you need it and they are open to stay for after school help. They make you feel like part of a community, which is what CSS is. There are many sports teams and after school clubs as well as a very good variety of electives (for all grades) and high school credit classes for 8th graders. You take 2 regents in 8th grade, however the teachers fully prepare you for these tests and the passing percentages are very high. The high schoolers look out for the middle schoolers, and there has never once been a problem with them. Overall, it is an amazing school that makes you feel welcomed. As I student, I can say that this school is an wonderful experience. And with the school connection with Columbia University, you have many opportunities to take classes there in highschool.


Posted October 7, 2012

75% Hispanic and Black students, close to 100% 3/4 passing rate in middle school tests, over 85% passing regents tests in biology, earth science, math, spanish (for middle school students many of whom take 4 regests tests before they enter 9th grade. AP spanish tests taken by over 2 dozen 10th graders and a 90% passing rate. Only school in the city, perhaops nation wit required philosophy and engineering programs starting in middle schools; a unique June minsemester experiential learning term. A's every year except one, which was a fluke due to the now well known instability of the NYCDOE grading metrics. 3 teachers are recent Blackboard award winners as was the school and the former principal - few new schools have such an exceptional rcord of early achievement. Students are starting to take courses at Columbia University in 11th grade.


Posted June 28, 2012

although the amount of differing opinions on CSS fit into a wide spectrum, that shouldn't stop anyone from looking at this school. CSS has gone through a lot in the past few years, the new principal has made a considerable amount of beneficial changes (such as making the high school feel more like a high school). Although it can be a bit unorganized from time to time, all the needs are met in the end. Furthermore, to say that the quality of teaching and amount of opportunities at this school are lacking is pretty obtuse. First of all, the curriculum is considerably advanced (we do everything that the coveted specialized high schools do and more). Second of all, test scores in all categories are incontrovertible proof that the quality of education is high (i.e. PSAT scores were above average in all sections; extremely high rate of passing regents with mastery; and state test scores are always laudable). Basically, don't focus your research on opinions: for some students and parents, the intensive curriculum and focus on the sciences may not thrill them, but that does not mean that CSS is a bad school. The facts show that our school is amazing.


Posted April 15, 2012

This school isn't as bad as some people say!Yes, if you're deciding whether or not to try and enroll in this school all these different opinions can be confusing. As a new student that entered this school, I hoped that there would be more options in electives and extracurricular activities, but even though empty promises are being made, the diversity is exceptional. All of the best students are put together and teachers are always challenging us and putting us one step further than "average" Americans. If you're not willing to reach your potential, then don't even bother coming here and open new spots for kids want to exceed state expectations.


Posted March 6, 2012

If you are weighing whether to send your child to this school, make sure that you investigate the following questions: 1) why was the school on the 2nd round list of schools this year if the school was so "hot" and so "good"? 2) Find people in the school and ask whether they plan to keep their child at this school (several families have fled this school, even this year having weathered the most difficult period; 3) Note that these good ratings are because the school takes only the top performing children of three districts. They gleen the top performers on tests and then brag about the top performance on the tests; 4) ask whether the teachers are good educators. My experience with the teachers was that they had good ideas, but they ddidn't understand the craft of TEACHING. 5) Can your child survive a sink-or-swim school? or would you rather they attend a school where they aren't always thinking about their survival?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 5, 2012

N.B. The information on this site is outdated. CSS has been a high school for two years. Love this school -- huge fan of the community of kids, teachers, parents and staff. We have a great new principal who's visionary and responsible. Amaaaaaazing teachers. You'll have your vocal detractors (3-star rating. WHAT?!), but CSS (now on the healing side of a very dark time two years ago) continues to be a rare educational gem.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2011

Don't listen to the others this is a great school that over the years of it being open has gotten better and better.Sure We've been through a lot but I recommend you to send your child here if you wish to give them a great growth of personality,open to new things new types of people,and a great push to a good education with great staff and good friends I promise you they'll make on their way to graduation


Posted November 2, 2010

Don't believe the hype. This school's reputation is based on public relations, not reality. All the great teachers have quit. There's a staggering turnover percentage. The school received a 'C' on the last progress report. Reality is catching up to the fantasy: those parents who thing their child is getting a superb education don't know what a great education is. For your child's sake please dig deeper before you send your child to this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 31, 2010

CSS is an amazing school, dispite the opinions of many outsiders. The situations we go through only make us STRONGER, even though MANY people are trying to bring us down. We offer many many classes that not alot of other schools offer all at once. The students also have a say in what type of electives they want to take. There are many opportunities as well, for example, the chance to be in musicals. Its a great school to go to and nobody should be afraid to come visit us. www.columbiasecondary.org


Posted May 13, 2010

Everything about this school is wonderful. The teachers, the classes, the community is great. My child is challenged in this school and has been able to improve his knowledge in almost every possible subject so rapidly. It is truly amazing how this school functions and their curriculum makes it possible for my child to succeed in life and in the future. I would recommend this school to anybody without a doubt this school is the best thing that has happened to me and my child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 21, 2010

my son is in this school. he has learned so much and he loves it. the teachers are very involved with the students. they do not let any of their students just pass by. its a wonderful experience to be part of that school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 19, 2010

I'm afraid that this school was the worst experience for me and my child. The school is so stressed out about making itself the 'best' that it boots the kids very hard. If your kid can 'take it' then it's great. What that means, though, is that even though they tout themselves as 'diverse' and forward looking, that diversity doesn't extend to kids with disabilities. They also care more about great education theories, while not understanding how to teach. If your kid is great about teaching themselves, then this is a fine school to go to--oh, and if he/she can work 10-13 hours a day, including through meals. Since this is a secondary school, that means they work that hard at age 10-11. I felt like the principal was using my child's little underdeveloped shoulders to stand on to promote his 'best' school and his 'best' career.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 19, 2010

This school is not what it professes to be. The children that qualify are the cities top performers. The bar is set high and higher once they enter this program. The childrens self esteem literally dies and many are sleep deprived. The principal is pressed to prove that this school is unique in its learning methods, but has no idea on how to relate to children of all ages, creed or color. While most might feel discrimination could play a part, all children are struggling to keep up. Hours upon hours of homework are given and no outside activites can be achieved because the work load shows no balance. Our child did exceptional during their entire academic career and is now struggling to keep up. In CSS sick methodology, the children some how learn, but the skills they were taught are being stripped and self doubt now exist. I complell you
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 14, 2010

As a parent in Columbia Secondary School i really hate it. Most of the teachers are terrible except for our math, science, and history teachers. DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD HERE.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 16, 2009

As a student at CSS (my third year) i have experieced camping, mural making, and cooking classes aside from core classes. The professors are the best the have hands on learning activities. Not many schoolls have engineering courses, and we (being the students) have the privlage to take these courses. This school takes a lot of time for home work doing and a lot of projects/essays but CSS mixes both fun and learning
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 19, 2009

This is my son's second year at CSS, his experience so far has been wonderful! The teachers are very knowledgeable and encourage regular parent and student feedback. I usually receive responses by end of same day -- even on weekends. There is a lot of homework but most students complete within 2 hours, unless taking optional advanced components of certain classes or distracted by other extra curricular or home activities. Overall, the challenging academics are as expected. I had some initial concern that the Philosophy topics were a bit too mature for middle school children, but the students seem to really enjoy the intellectual conversation and have surprisingly strong views. The school website provides information on class requirements, homework, individual student progress, and student portal for 'school related chats'. Compared to the other NYC selective schools my children have attended, CSS offers the most opportunity for academic and personal enrichment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2009

School is overly hyped. CSS is a traditional Catholic school in style with some innovative programs. They are sink or swim. Although a public school, if a child is having problems, the principal pushes the child out of the door. Teachers are great, but do not seem to understand any but one style of learning. High stress environment for children and teachers alike.
—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.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

87 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 38% in 2014.

88 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
97%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

92 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
77%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 33% in 2014.

93 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
99%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 36% in 2014.

93 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
81%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 22% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

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

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
59%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
n/a
Earth Science

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

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
78%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
100%
Global History and Geography

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

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
n/a
Integrated Algebra

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

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
98%
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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
97%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
51%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

67 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.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
95%
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 Students53%
Female55%
Male50%
African American39%
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant53%

Chemistry

All Students87%
Female81%
Male93%
African American89%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant87%

Earth Science

All Students85%
Female87%
Male82%
African American55%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%

English

All Students100%
Female100%
Male99%
African American100%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic99%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged99%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%

Geometry

All Students80%
Female80%
Male80%
African American64%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%

Global History and Geography

All Students96%
Female98%
Male95%
African American100%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic94%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%

Integrated Algebra

All Students95%
Female94%
Male96%
African American100%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant95%

Living Environment

All Students97%
Female98%
Male97%
African American91%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic98%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant97%

Physics

All Students64%
Female63%
Male66%
African American58%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant64%

U.S. History and Government

All Students99%
Female98%
Male100%
African American94%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged99%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant99%
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 middle 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 1 49% 23%
Black 1 20% 19%
White 2 19% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 12% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 1% 1%
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 1%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 60%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 48%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 19%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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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Language learning

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

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Advanced placement courses
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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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This school
8.1
out of 10
 
City average
8.0
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.0
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Students

This school

 
7.3
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
9.0
 

City average

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

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

Parents

This school

 
8.3
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Students

This school

 
7.3
 

City average

 
7.8
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.7
 

City average

 
7.8
 
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This school
7.9
out of 10
 
City average
7.8
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.2
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Students

This school

 
6.8
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.7
 

City average

 
7.8
 
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This school
8.0
out of 10
 
City average
8.2
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Students

This school

 
7.9
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.5
 

City average

 
8.1
 

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 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents13426%
Students42076%
Teachers1757%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • MS. MIRIAM NIGHTENGALE

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Advanced placement courses
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Mathematics
  • Science
Foreign languages taught
  • Latin
  • 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 - BX15, M10, M100, M104, M11, M2, M3, M4, M5, M7
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Judo / Other Martial Arts
  • Soccer
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Judo / Other Martial Arts
  • Soccer
  • Track
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425 W 123rd St
New York, NY 10027
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Phone: (212) 666-1278

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