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Frank McCourt High School

Overview written by the school: Frank McCourt High School graduates are prepared for rigorous post high school academics and employment. Students develop mastery in 8 key 21st century skills valued in college and in career including collaboration, innovation, and research. Students are expected to problem-solve in teams and revise their work to demonstrate improvement in their skills. FMHS student Advisory groups meet daily and support student social emotional development as well as encourage community engagement in school and through service. Alumni transition easily to 4-year college and university programs after earning special high school diplomas with distinction.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 97.000003% (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: 91.000003% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 69% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 88.999999% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 82.999998% 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: Frank McCourt High School
Code: A21A
Program description: Our school is a member of the Mastery Collaborative and committed to using cooperative groups to teach students skills and content. We focus on developing college and career readiness skills.
Interest: Project-Based Learning
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1618
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 19
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 295
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 13

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Open 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, Bowling, Soccer, Volleyball
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, Bowling, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 402
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 3:15pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Seminar
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Community Service Expected,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internship Expected,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education),Online Grading System,Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Upper West Side
Neighborhood: Upper West Side
Campus name: Louis D. Brandeis Educational Complex
School Number: M470
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 107
Council district: 6
Census tract: 169
BIN: 1032128
BBL: 1012150001

About Frank McCourt High School


Address: 145 West 84th Street, Manhattan NY 10024 (40.786134,-73.974483)
Latitude: 40.785803
Longitude: -73.974614
Phone number: 212-362-2015
Fax number: 212-362-5926
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 1 to 86th St; B, C to 81st St-Museum of Natural History
Bus lines near the school: BxM2, M10, M104, M11, M5, M7, M79-SBS, M86-SBS

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Courses certified as college preparatory by DOE and SUNY Albany

Intersession 5 week intensive with public showcase

College Now on site and at college campuses

Integrated courses that blend different subjects

Science research and other internship programs

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