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CSI High School for International Studies

Overview written by the school: Our challenging and academically demanding program is designed around college preparedness & aligned to Next Generation Standards. High standards, rigor, & global themes are infused throughout subjects. Exceptionally high standards around student conduct, school tone, and academic citizenship are strictly maintained. Students are required to present comprehensive portfolios and engage in summer research projects. Teachers work to challenge students' thinking, build student ownership of learning, and prepare students for college. Students have opportunities to travel & foster cross-cultural learning. All students must undertake at least 3 years of world language, including; Mandarin Chinese or Spanish, building global competence.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 100% (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: 94.999999% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 68.000001% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 93.000001% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 88.999999% 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: CSI High School for International Studies
Code: R01R
Program description: CSI is rated a Well Developed school (NYCDOE Quality Review) featured on the prestigious 2016 Newsweek America's Top High Schools listings, NY Post's 2017 TOP 25 Best High Schools, and 2017/18 Blue Ribbon Nominated School. Accountability to quality of work, class participation, and sharp communication skills is heavily emphasized across the curriculum. Students have access to honors, AP class offerings, and college classes as they progress. All student work is carefully graded and assessed.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 81
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1214
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 15
Seats 9 SWD: 24
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 155
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Districts 20, 21, and 31 students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents


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: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Indoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, 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, Cross Country, Fencing, Flag Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 487
Start time: 7:30am
End time: 3:45pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP 2-D Art and Design, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP Biology, AP Drawing
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Community Service Expected,Dress Code,Extended Day Program,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Staten Island
NTA: Todt Hill-Emerson Hill-Heartland Village-Lighthouse Hill
Neighborhood: Todt Hill-Heartland Village
Campus name: Jerome Parker Educational Campus
School Number: R043
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 502
Council district: 51
Census tract: 27702
BIN: 5149609
BBL: 5024500320

About CSI High School for International Studies


Address: 100 Essex Drive, Staten Island NY 10314 (40.581958,-74.159343)
Latitude: 40.581315
Longitude: -74.158589
Phone number: 718-370-6900
Fax number: 718-370-6915
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: S44, S55, S56, S59, S61, S79-SBS, S89, S91, S94, X17, X17A, X17J, X31

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College courses with CUNY College of Staten Island, and some tuition waivers.

Four year Advisory class for students to enrich communication skills, social/emotional proficiency, global competence, and college/career readiness.

CUNY College Now, Int'l Journalism, Global Art, Digital Photography, Forensics, Physics, Honors Classes and Dual HS/College Credit Program.

Strong academic/college prep. with strict policy on timely homework (late work not graded), strong school tone: zero tolerance of student misconduct.

International travel opportunities and language immersion programs (three-year requirement of a world language is mandated in Chinese or Spanish).

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