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Gregorio Luperon High School for Science and Mathematics

Overview written by the school: Gregorio Luperon High School for Science and Mathematics opened in 1994 as the first school in Washington Heights to serve newly arrived immigrant Latino students. GLHS provides the avenue that enables students to explore the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics through language acquisition. We prepare our students to achieve high standards of scholarship and equip them with the necessary skills to be successful in their college and professional careers. We enforce strong community ties that allow our students to become successful leaders with integrity, solidarity, and excellence.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 80% (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: 92% 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: 59% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 94% 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: Bilingual Spanish Science & Mathematics
Code: M62A
Program description: Students take a four year sequence in Science, Mathematics, and Social Studies in a bilingual setting; extensive sequence of English as a New Language and English Language Arts; Spanish AP Language and their choice of other AP courses and/or electives; and modified programs to serve the needs of Newcomers transitioning to New York City. All four years encompass objectives of college and career preparedness and readiness.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Screened: Language & Academics

Seats 9 GE: 87
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 157
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 6
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 0
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents whose home language is Spanish

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Manhattan students or residents who have lived in the United States two years or fewer and whose home language is Spanish
Admissions priority 2: Then to Bronx students or residents who have lived in the United States two years or fewer and whose home language is Spanish
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents who have lived in the United States two years or fewer and whose home language is Spanish

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: Math (60-100), Science (60-100), Social Studies (65-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (1.4-4.5), Math (1.5-4.5)
Test (On-Site)
Years In The Country

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): Clubs: S.T.E.A.M., Book, Green, Hiking, Yearbook, Phonics, Robotics, Science, US History Through Film, Sports, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Sophomore, Junior and Senior Councils, Student Government Organization and FYI teams
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
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: 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: 521
Start time: 7:30am
End time: 4:00pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Dual Language: Spanish; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Music Theory, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

International: 1

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Washington Heights South
Neighborhood: Washington Heights S.

School Number: M876

Community board: 112
Council district: 10
Census tract: 251
BIN: 1085733
BBL: 1021230045

About Gregorio Luperon High School for Science and Mathematics

Contacts

Address: 501 WEST 165TH STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10032
Latitude: 40.838167
Longitude: -73.938642
Phone number: 212-928-1202
Fax number: 212-928-1309
School email: [email protected]
Website: glhs.nyc
Subway lines near the school: 1, A to 168th St; C to 163rd St-Amsterdam Ave
Bus lines near the school: Bx6, Bx6-SBS, Bx7, M10, M100, M101, M2, M3, M4, M5

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District Borough Number: 
06M552
Academic opportunities: 

Spanish Transitional Bilingual and Dual Language Programs

Students with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE) are encouraged to follow an extensive program inclusive of tutoring and mentoring.

Blended Learning Environment with Digital Global Community Focus: Online Classroom, STEAM Sequence, Computer Science, Robotics, Aviation (new) and Science Research

CUNY College Now courses

After-School Tutoring Programs for Coursework, Regents Prep / Music and Arts / Engineering Workshops / S.T.E.A.M. Teams / Fresh Youth Initiatives CBO on-site

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