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Central Park East High School

Overview written by the school: Central Park East HS reflects NYC's cultural diversity. Our rigorous academic program provides a wide range of college preparatory and AP courses that prepare our students for the most competitive colleges and universities. Students engage in college access workshops through our four year College Seminar Program, which culminates in a senior internship. In addition to required coursework, students participate in academic enrichment programs that provide SAT prep, mentoring, and college access opportunities. Students build community through our Peer Mentoring program, and a variety of extra-curricular clubs, athletics, and leadership opportunities. We are deeply committed to our students' academic, social and emotional well-being.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 97% (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: 95% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 92% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 95% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 97% 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: Central Park East
Code: M86A
Program description: Priority given to students who are eligible for Free Lunch (based on family income) for up to 63% of seats.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 91
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 4761
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 52
Seats 9 SWD: 24
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 627
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 26

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (86-100), Math (87-100), Science (90-100), Social Studies (88-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (2.6-4.5), Math (2.6-4.5)
Honors/Accelerated Coursework


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): Class of Consciousness, College Access Youth Leaders, Girls Inc. of NY, Green Team, High School Law Institute, International Travel, Brotherhood/Sister Sol, Korean Pop Culture, Anime Club, Badminton Club, Yearbook, National Honor Society, Opportunity Network, Peer Tutoring, PGC Peer Mentors, Search & Care Community Service, Step-Up Program, Student Council, Urban Arts Partnership (DJ Club & Latin Dance), and Young Audiences of NY Arts (Photography, Digital Film, Percussion & Improv Theater)
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
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: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Cheerleading, Running Club
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 508
Start time: 9:05am
End time: 3:25pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Tutoring; Internship Expected; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Orientation; Summer Bridge

School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: East Harlem South
Neighborhood: East Harlem South

School Number: M013
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 111
Council district: 8
Census tract: 17401
BIN: 1051515
BBL: 1016120050

About Central Park East High School


Latitude: 40.793763
Longitude: -73.949381
Phone number: 212-860-5929
Fax number: 212-860-6043
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3 to 110th St-Central Park North; 6 to 103rd St
Bus lines near the school: BxM11, BxM2, BxM3, BxM4, M1, M101, M102, M103, M106, M116, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M3, M4, M96, M98

Hotels near Central Park East High School

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Academic opportunities: 

Three Week Summer Bridge Program

CUNY College Now (11th & 12th grade) & CUNY Think College Now (9th & 10th grade)

Mount Sinai Hospital MedDocs Program, Senior Internship Program, Computer Coding, Data Analytics

SAT Prep classes, Peer Health Exchange, Peer Tutoring

Heckscher Scholars Program, Scholars for Educational Opportunity (SEO), Minds Matter

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