Advertisement
Advertisement

GreatSchools Rating

Csi High School For International Studies

Public | 9-12 | 532 students

 

Be sure to visit

Take along one of
our checklists:

 
Last modified
Community Rating

5 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
No new ratings
2013:
No new ratings
2012:
No new ratings
2011:
Based on 1 rating

Teacher quality

Principal leadership

Parent involvement

Rate this school

Click on stars to rate
Please select a star rating for this school.
    Helpful reviews answer questions:
  • What do you think others should know?
  • What do you like?
  • How could your school improve?
    Review Guidelines
    GreatSchools won’t post reviews that contain:
  • Inappropriate language
  • Allegations of criminal conduct
  • Names of students, teachers or staff
1200 characters remaining
Please read and accept our Terms of Use to join GreatSchools.
Please indicate your relationship to the school.
Registration is required to post your anonymous review
We will not display your name, photo or email address with your review.
OR
Your email address will never be published or shared.
Indicates a required field

158 reviews of this school


Sort by:
Show reviews by:
Posted September 10, 2011

Very little APs are offered, there are almost no advanced classes of any kind, and only ~20-30 out of the 550 students have averages above 90.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 12, 2010

I am fortunate my son has the opportunity to be part of a such a wonderful school. The faculty is supportive and available to the students and parents at all times. They provide an amazing array of resources for students to improve and progress academically. I am confident that CSIHS has helped my child establish a strong foundation on which he will build on in college. As a parent, I am informed on the happenings at school as well as my childs progress. In fact, I am encouraged and welcome to take an active role in CSIHS. The student body is comprised of young men and women who work hard and enjoy participating in various school activities. I cannot wait for my youngest to attend and he's only 8! This school is definitely the best choice for any prospective high schooler.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 14, 2010

This school is terrific. This school has helped me out so much with college, so far. This school has so many opportunities, and just as long as students can seize these opportunities when they arise, they will not regret it. Thank you CSIHSIS for giving me an amazing group of friends for life, and an amazing education!


Posted May 12, 2010

As an alumni of the school, and a member of the first graduating class, I can honestly say this school is awesome.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 6, 2010

I wish all my children could have gone to CSIHSIS. My youngest child attends CSIHSIS and I have to say this is one of the best schools I have had the pleasure to be a part of. The teachers and staff are always helpful and courteous. I am always informed about any events. The PTA keeps me constantly updated on all information pertaining to CSIHSIS as well as sponsorships, scholarships and volunteer services. CSIHSIS really want their children to succeed, not only do they offer tutoring during the school week, but also Saturday and Sunday prep for Regents. All I can say is thank you CSIHSIS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 6, 2010

Because they allow my son to a global thinker, ready for college and beyond. I just cannot thank them enough.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 6, 2010

teachers care for their students and help them strive for the best.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 5, 2010

The principal has a vision for the school and believes in empowering students.


Posted May 4, 2010

A new exciting school with great staff members, great learning experience!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2010

Rigorous and nuturing! Great opportunities for travel and exchange to experience cultural diversity.


Posted May 4, 2010

A school that encourages students to be all that they can and provides them with the necessary skills and competencies.


Posted May 4, 2010

Great, caring, and excellent faculty dedicated to helping students succeed.


Posted May 3, 2010

CSI High School is an amazing school, as a parent I feel welcome at all times, my son love the school, the different activities performed around the school make CSI High School a different one from the others.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2010

My son is a CTT student and the xtra help he gets from advisory plus after sschool tutoring has helped. Wouldn't get this attention in bigger schools. He can't hide must be accounted for.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2010

I love CSI High School because it gives students so many opportunities to explore the world (both inside and outside of the classroom).
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2010

CSIHSIS is a place where students can be themselves and are accepted for who they are.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2010

A school where student voice is appreciated and listened to. Students are validated.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2010

Students are encouraged and empowered to make a difference in the world.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2010

This is an exciting new school with excellent staff and dedicated teachers.


Posted May 2, 2010

The level of attention each student receives is what allows them to succeed
—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.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
24%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
82%
Earth Science

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

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
74%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
96%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
56%
Global History and Geography

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

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
80%
Integrated Algebra

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

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
77%
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.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
97%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

65 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%
U.S. History and Government

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

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
96%
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 Students21%
Female25%
Male12%
African American0%
Asian/Pacific Islander33%
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White22%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population21%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English21%
Non-migrant21%

Chemistry

All Students85%
Female81%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander91%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%

Earth Science

All Students64%
Female62%
Male67%
African American42%
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities10%
General population77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%

English

All Students95%
Female94%
Male97%
African American100%
Asian/Pacific Islander95%
Hispanic95%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities74%
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%

Geometry

All Students60%
Female54%
Male67%
African American35%
Asian/Pacific Islander75%
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities20%
General population66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%

Global History and Geography

All Students74%
Female72%
Male79%
African American67%
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities33%
General population84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%

Integrated Algebra

All Students81%
Female78%
Male84%
African American62%
Asian/Pacific Islander69%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities44%
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%

Living Environment

All Students88%
Female87%
Male89%
African American75%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities57%
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
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
Non-migrantn/a

U.S. History and Government

All Students97%
Female95%
Male100%
African American95%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities80%
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
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 "A" 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 58% 48%
Hispanic 1 18% 23%
Black 2 12% 19%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 11% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0% 1%
Two or more races 2 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 20%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 144%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

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

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 50%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

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Japanese
  • 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
School leaders can update this information here.
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

The information captured by the survey is designed to support a dialogue among all members of the school community about how to make the school a better place to learn. An overall category score is calculated for each respondent group (parents, teachers, or students) by averaging the scores of the questions within that survey category.

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.

Learn more about the NYC DOE survey »Close
Based on 796 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.

Close
 
This school
8.3
out of 10
 
City average
8.0
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.9
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Students

This school

 
7.9
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.2
 

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.

Close
 
This school
7.8
out of 10
 
City average
8.1
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.8
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Students

This school

 
7.5
 

City average

 
7.8
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.0
 

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.

Close
 
This school
7.5
out of 10
 
City average
7.8
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.4
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Students

This school

 
6.9
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.2
 

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.

Close
 
This school
8.1
out of 10
 
City average
8.2
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.6
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Students

This school

 
7.9
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents29061%
Students47695%
Teachers3091%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

School basics

School Leader's name
  • MR. JOSEPH CANALE

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Advanced placement courses
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Global
  • Humanities
Foreign languages taught
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Japanese
  • 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 Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Transportation options
  • Busses - S44, S55, S59, S79-SBS, S89. Subways - N/A
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
School leaders can update this information here.

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Fencing
  • Fencing;
  • Flag football;
  • Golf;
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Fencing
  • Flag football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Sofbtall
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
School leaders can update this information here.

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events found for this school
Searching for school events...
Date
Title
  • {{date}}
    {{title}}
Export calendar
Outlook.com
Microsoft Outlook
iCal Format
Google Calendar
Print Calendar
Uploading, please wait...
POWERED BY
Tandem

Apply

To learn more about enrolling, please call the school.
 

TIP: Don't forget to ask about documents required for enrollment, such as your child's birth certificate, proof of address, or a record of immunizations.

 
Notice an inaccuracy? Let us know!

100 Essex Dr
Staten Island, NY 10314
Phone: (718) 370-6900

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Compare this school
to nearby schools

Compare schools »

Compare

Add this school to compare

Nearby schools


Yeshiva Mesivta Menachem
Staten Island, NY



Moore Catholic High School
Staten Island, NY


Msgr Farrell High School
Staten Island, NY


Susan E Wagner High School
Staten Island, NY


ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT