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9-12
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New York, NY
Students enrolled: 491

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317 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065

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(212) 737-1530
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September 04, 2014
I suggest to all the parents which kids were accepted to TU to get your child to participate in the shadowing program. My daughter was able to go to all the classes which she will have in 9th grade with a Musical Theater student in TU. It was an amazing experience. I also particpated as aparent and sat thru many of the classes and I was impressed. TU is up to par academically and in the ARTS.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2014
My daughter just got accepted to this school, and as of mid August we have not yet received any orientation information. So I contacted the Parent coordinator who rudely informed me that it was alright and that my daughter would be able to keep up ...then she hung up the phone. I am besides myself! Can't imagine that this is a TU representative. Looks like TU will be a very short lived experience. they were number one on our list...so the adage what you "read about, hear and see" does not always apply. It's what you experience that matters.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2014
Congrats to all on a great show today!!! My daughters have been mostly happy here... TY! Neal H. Hurwitz (Sofia)

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2014
My daughter is a junior in musical theatre at Talent Unlimited High School of the Performing Arts The administration is thoroughly committed to making the students college ready by devloping college level and AP courses that all students are encouraged to take. The results have been spectacular as US News and World Report ranked it last year in the top 5% in the United States for their academinc achievement. The teaching staff makes a point of making sure no students get left behind by offering extra help as well as special services.The Performing Arts departments are not to be believed. I have never seen so many students from very diverse economic and ethnic backgrounds so completely engaged in their particular performance areas. The joy in the faces of both the students and instructors is so obvious. It is an expression of their positive experience and achievement. Every day, each student is engaged in a performing art that they have a true passion for and are taught by instructors that share the same passion. My daughter will be extremely well prepared for college while enjoying tremedous growth in her artist discipline. If there was a "6" star, I would have checked it.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2013
This is a wonderful school, my son in a Jr. and he is a musical theatre. Not only do the focus on the arts but the academics as well. I am very happy with our choice.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2013
This school is a great school , they give a great amount of experience in the arts working with proffesional teachers from the broadway, dance, vocal, drama, and instrumental world. Academically this school offers ap classes , advance regents diploma , and college credits With no hesitation .

- submitted by a student
October 23, 2013
This is a wonderful school and we are very pleased to have chosen it and for my daughter, now a sophomore, to have been accepted here. The academics are challenging but not overwhelming and I feel my daughter is being well prepared for college. She loves her performing arts teachers and is getting an extremely valuable arts education. I could not be happier!

- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2012
TUHS continues to be a wonderful and fulfilling experience for our daughter who is now a sophomore. The teachers are superb. The administration incredibly committed to the academic and artistic success of the students. The students are not only intellectually alert and artistically creative, they also project a rare and welcoming sense of inclusion within the student body at large. We feel incredibly fortunate to be a part of it all.

- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2011
T.U is an amazing school where everybody knows each other and the teachers do their best job to educate their students. The only downside of T.U is that you have to walk up A LOT of stairs to even get to the main floor of the school OR you can take the overcrowded elevator that's operated by a rude elevator man. Also, the instrumental program could be better, if you plan on auditioning for instrumental music, your freshman year might be dissapointing do to lack of seriousness in the concert band. On the other hand, academics are AMAZING ! The teacher integrate the arts into their lessons, offer tutoring, and are always available to talk out outside issues with you. The school also has amazing after school programs such as the Step Team and Hip Hop team. There is also a Talent Show held every march which is where al students showcase there talents and even get to perform out of their majors required they get accepted into the show. There are tons of performances and school functions. Life at T.U is a wonderful experience for me and always exciting!

- submitted by a student
March 12, 2011
ugh...this school needs some serious help. The inside of it is so dull and dark, and because the building that its in shares about 4 other schools, you have to walk 6-7 flights of stairs to get to the actual school...or just take the overcrowded elevator. It's true that everyone knows everyone, but half the people pretend you don't exist! Most teachers are O.K. but some can get on your nerves, and some may use profanity in class. There are ZERO programs at the school, unless u want to join crochet or the school newspaper. There's a talent show in march ever year, which is pretty competitive to get into considering there is an audition&callback, and this year most of the students that got in are vocal or musical theatre majors and are gonna sing! so unfair..Most major classes teach well, but if you are a pianist do not go here. u don't learn much unless u want to count music theory class. There is no free period, and lunch is usually overcrowded and shared by an elementary school. Missing one day of school is like missing a week, and students usually have to do everything for themselves. The staff is nice, but the school needs more. Overall, I feel the school could do better..

- submitted by a student
January 13, 2011
The school has merit; the artistic focus is strong, as are the academics, if a given student is favored by a given teacher. Some adults in tutorial positions (additional help-aids/liasons) really care about the students. Unfortunately, there is a weighty culture of unprofessionalism in the teaching community at this school. Too many teachers here believe it their right to demean, condescend and even taunt the students they are to teach and uplift. For this reason my child has felt isolated and discouraged at TU and is opting, with vigor, to seek alternative schooling. The teachers could use a good deal of training in working with, inspiring and coping with children of differing personalities, as the several teachers we encountered seem to lack the *gift* that distinguishes effective educators from baby sitters simply collecting paychecks and spewing catty remarks when met with the challenge of a student who has lost interest. So much promise, the school doth posses, but its potential is unmet due to a poor and careless teaching staff.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 28, 2010
Talent Unlimited is a very warm and caring place for the kids. The focus on the academics and the arts equally.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2010
TU is a good school and all, but it wasn't meant for someone who is shy and quiet, and the workload is a lot! Some of the TU teachers were greats while others are weak. The worst part of TU is the building! For a performing arts high school the building is dreary and had no vibe to it!

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February 01, 2010
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December 05, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
November 25, 2009
Though this school is a fun environment for some for most it wasn't. My daughter loved the students & teachers in the school but for some reason I guess it was just too much for her, meaning the performances and the academics. This school is for someone who has the ability to do both! Yes the teachers are wonderful because they would take the time out in their lives to help students who needed it most. If your child is strong & willing to do all that it takes then I do recommend this school to them.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 27, 2009
Talent Unlimted is a great environment where students can showacse their abilities and skills in the arts while receiving a strong education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 27, 2009
Because it has the coolest and most creative students. We are all muliti talented in one way or another. And you will never find another school like Talent Unlimited.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2009
I LOVE Talent Unlimited because our school is a family. I graduated and still keep in touch with the class of 07 and most other people from other classes.

- submitted by a community member
September 26, 2009
I love Talent Unlimited for many many reasons. First of all because we are a family.. the teachers are always helping they're students in their weakness. The students are so friendly and nice, and everyone knows each other. Talent Unlimited for me is America's Favorite school no doubt...

- submitted by a student
no rating September 23, 2009
This school does wll for a small school but needs funding so the students can accomplish their goals.

- submitted by a parent
September 23, 2009
My child loves this school and is very happy to go there every day. The kids are warm and the community is very close, and the academics are excellent. Teachers are young and engaging, and make themselves totally available for extra help for anyone who needs it. A great small alternative to huge and more competitive LaGuardia.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 22, 2009
Talent Unlimited is a school that focuses on the performing arts and 98% of the students graduate and go to college. It's awesome.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Talent Unlimited is one of the best hands on performing art schools in NYC. As a graduate of the '07 class, My time spent there was very detrimental to my life. Phenomenal teachers who did not mind staying after school to make sure we were tutored and also made sure we were up to par with our grades. They also help us to make us better ourselves with the outlet of performing. The school needs these funds because it will help supply the things they need to help the building process for the younger generations!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
I love TU because its an amazing school! the environment is so friendly that you cant help but feel loved as soon as u walk through the doors. The teachers are extremely good at what they do but they are always there for you whether its school related or personal. Our arts department is great as well but could be a lot better if we had the funds we desperately need. I love TU and i wouldnt choose to be anywhere else.

- submitted by a student
no rating September 21, 2009
amazing learning environment, with the most talented and passionate students you'll ever meet. the teachers connect with the students on an emotional level as well as an educational level.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
We are small, diverse, very proactive, and we have indeed, a lot of school spirit!

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2009
TU is Just the Best Place to receive your education in both academics and in the Arts!!! The Teachers build great student to teacher relationships with every student.

- submitted by a student
September 20, 2009
My daughter goes here and shes very happy. She has great friends and great teachers, that are very helpfu. I definitely would recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
my time at TU were the best years of my young life... I made friends that will last a life time, learned lessons I will use forever and meet teachers that changed my life.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
The only place that i can truely be myself, everyone is excepted for who they are & what they do

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
Because it's such a safe, happy, energetic enviornment.

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2009
The teachers are friendly and care about our success not just in our academics, but in our lives and careers. The school is small and boasts a family community where students of all backgrounds can feel welcome and safe.

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 20, 2009
I love this school because i can do what i love and don't have to pay a cost. Its a small school so i always feel safe and can talk to anybody, including the teachers. Its definitely a family type environment; my home away from home [:

- submitted by a student
no rating September 20, 2009
Talent unlimited high school isnt a school for just anyone. i believe my school is for those who are dedicated to what they love . the school environment is a friendly one and everyone knows everyone in one way or another . we're a unit,a family.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
You feel like you are apart of a family if you dont know everbody by name yu know them by face this is a home away from home

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2009
I love Talent Unlimited. It's a great place for all of us kids together and show off our talents. And the teachers and students are really sweet and you can talk to anyone about anything. It is a great place to be.

- submitted by a student
no rating September 20, 2009
I love TU because since it is so small, people (students, teachers, and staff) feel like family to you.

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2009
I know one of the very talented young students who attend this school. His manners, pleasant attitude, endearing charm, and bragging about this school impressed me on a variety of levels.

- submitted by a community member
September 20, 2009
As a recent graduate of this school, I can truthfully say that the 4 years I spent in this learning environment were precious. Every staff member is dedicated to the excellence and achievements of every student. Countless times, the teachers stay after-school and come in on weekends to help students who need extra attention. This is a diverse learning community which prides itself not only its academics but also in the performing arts. In my very informed opinion, this school deserves monetary funds so that it can continue with its tradition of educating young, talented artists.

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May 12, 2009
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April 05, 2009
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February 18, 2009
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May 03, 2008
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- submitted by a student
September 22, 2007
I love it at TU... a school that you will more than likely be happy to go to every day...

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June 20, 2007
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June 15, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2005
my child attend Talent Unlimited high school and tells me thats its a wonderful accepting place.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2005
Parental involvement is low, and academics do not excel, but the close community and lovely arts teachers (at least in drama) make the school worthwhile. Also the school gives the students access to college classes at Hunter College Now

- submitted by a student
September 17, 2004
Because Talent Unlimited is a small school, each student has 'someone' that knows them well. There is a good balance between academic subjects and art subjects. Both academic and arts teachers take their subjects very seriously and strive to increase student skills. Since each student majors in an art, most of the extra-curricular events are art/performance centered. Every student performs in a formal concert every year. It's a wonderful setting for the creative student with average academic interests.

- submitted by a parent
May 08, 2004
In this school childen have at least a 90 over all average. There is not 1 student with below standards grades.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2003
This school prepares students by lowering standards; reveiwing the answers in class and then testing students using the exact same questions. The extracurricular activities (MTV) replace any true learning at Talent Unlimited.

- submitted by a teacher
August 26, 2003
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August 22, 2003
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Talent Unlimited High School
317 East 67th Street, New York, NY  10065
(212) 737-1530
Last modified Talent Unlimited High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Talent Unlimited High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 54 reviews. Top