Details overview

Hours 8:10 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader Omar Ortiz
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Counseling
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Track
2
Boys Sports
including: Track
3
Clubs
including: Yoga club
Girls sports Basketball
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Track
Clubs Chess club
Debate
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically continue on to these schools St. Jean Baptiste High School
  All Hallows High School
  Notre Dame High School

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of New York
Partner website Www.buildboldfutures.org
Partner Catholic School Region of Manhattan
Partner website Http://www.adny-m.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://ascensionschoolnyc.org/applying
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $5000
Tuition range (high) $7000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 0
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 0
For the year 2013-2014