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Central Park East High School

Overview paragraph: Central Park East HS embodies New York City, a cultural Mecca. Our academic program provides a wide range of accelerated courses which prepare our students for the most competitive colleges and universities. Students also build community through clubs like Green Team, Anime, Running, Improv, and many more. While academic excellence is deeply rooted in the culture of the school community, students are also expected to give back through programs that support and enrich students' lives academically and socially. Eleventh graders support 9th graders in the Peer Group Connections mentoring program. Our school's staff is deeply committed to education and care about each student's social and emotional well being.
Diplomaendorsements: Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 97% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 95% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 90% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 88% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 98% 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: 112
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 4488
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 40
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 532
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 23

Seats 10: Yes-15
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (88-100), Math (88-100), Science (90-100), Social Studies (90-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (2.5-4.5), Math (2.5-4.5)
Honors/Accelerated Coursework


Extracurricular activities: Brotherhood/Sister Sol, Class of Consciousness, College Access Youth Leaders, Community Service, Girls Inc., Green Team, High School Law Institute, International Travel, Jewelry Craft, Korean Pop Culture, National Honor Society, Opportunity Network, Peer Tutoring, PGC Peer Mentors, School Newspaper, Search & Care Community Service, Step-Up Program, Student Council, Urban Arts Partnership (Hip Hop Dance, DJ, Latin Dance), Yearbook, Young Audiences of NY Arts (Hip Hop Dance & Improv Theater)
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Cheerleading Squad, Running Club, Weightlifting

Other info

Total students: 496
Start time: 9:05am
End time: 3:25pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Internship Expected; Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Weekend Programs

School 10th seats: Y

More info

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

School Number: M013
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 11
Council district: 8
Census tract: 17401
BIN: 1051515
BBL: 1016120050

About Central Park East High School


Address: 1573 Madison Avenue, Manhattan NY 10029
Latitude: 40.793763
Longitude: -73.949381
Phone number: 212-860-5929
Fax number: 212-860-6043
School email: [email protected]
Subway: 2, 3 to 110th St-Central Park North; 6 to 103rd St
Bus: 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: 

Advanced Regents Honors, College Bound Initiative, CUNY College Now (11th and 12th grades), Think CUNY College Now (9th and 10th grades)

Mount Sinai Hospital MedDocs Program, Seminar Classes for Grades Nine through Twelve, Computer Coding, Data Analytics, Senior Year Internship Program

AP for All (Advanced Placement) Program, National Honor Society, Peer Health Exchange

Peer Tutoring, SAT Prep Classes, Adobe Digital Photography

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

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