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47 The American Sign Language and English Secondary School

Overview written by the school: At "47" the American Sign Language and English High School, we believe that all students have the right to learn in an inclusive, academically rigorous environment. Our graduates emerge proficient in American Sign Language (ASL). Our small school community nurtures responsible citizens of the world, addressing all aspects of young adult development by providing the necessary individual supports for our students to be college and career ready.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 86% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 86% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 46% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 74% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 91% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: American Sign Language Studies Program
Code: M54A
Program description: Students partake in a four-year ASL program graduating with a proficiency in American Sign Language. Graduates can expect to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to work with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities. In addition to learning American Sign Language, students are exposed to the culture and social perspective of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 55
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 307
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 79
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to "47" American Sign Language & English Lower School students
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents who know or are interested in learning American Sign Language

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (64-100), Math (64-100), Science (61-100), Social Studies (65-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (1.8-4.5), Math (1.5-4.5)
Individual Interview (On-Site)

Activities

Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): No data
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Stunt
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 196
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: American Sign Language
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Gramercy
Neighborhood: Gramercy

School Number: M047
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 106
Council district: 2
Census tract: 64
BIN: 1019775
BBL: 1009040024

About 47 The American Sign Language and English Secondary School

Contacts

Address: 223 EAST 23RD STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10010
Latitude: 40.738548
Longitude: -73.982455
Phone number: 917-326-6668
Fax number: 917-326-6688
School email: [email protected]
Website: 47aslhs.net
Subway lines near the school: 6 to 23rd St; L to 3rd Ave; R, W to 23rd St
Bus lines near the school: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM1, BxM10, BxM11, BxM18, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M1, M101, M102, M103, M14A, M14D, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M23-SBS, M3, M34-SBS, M34A-SBS, M55, M9, QM21, X1, X10, X10B, X12, X14, X17, X2, X27, X28, X37, X38, X42, X5, X63, X64, X68, X7, X9

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District Borough Number: 
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Academic opportunities: 

Small class sizes, after-school tutoring and after-school enrichment programs .

Partnerships: Baruch College Now, yearly programs at various CUNY campuses, College Summit and collaboration with Cooperative Technical Education.

College Board Advanced Placement (AP) classes: Biology, Language and Composition, Literature and Composition

Intensive instruction in ASL, Mindfulness Practices, Arts Matter Partnership, Dance and Art Studios.

Community-Based Internships, Mindfulness Practices

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