You are here

Heritage School, The

Overview written by the school: The Heritage School, founded in 1996, is a partnership between the New York City Department of Education and Teachers College, Columbia University. We are a small learning community that fosters the development of respectful citizens and leaders who possess the academic and social skills as well as the habits of mind to be successful in higher education and the world beyond. In addition to our comprehensive curriculum, The Heritage School is fortunate to be in a building and neighborhood that is immersed in culture, community, and pride.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 89.999998% (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: 88.999999% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 72.000003% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 57.999998% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 86.000001% 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: The Heritage School
Code: M97A

Interest: Health Professions
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 63
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 475
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 170
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

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, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 311
Start time: 8:25am
End time: 3:05pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Art History, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Community School,Diversity in Admissions,Dress Code,Extended Day Program,Online Grading System,Summer Internships,Uniform,Weekend Programs

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

More info

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

School Number: M107

Community board: 111
Council district: 8
Census tract: 172
BIN: 1051991
BBL: 1016330013

About Heritage School, The


Address: 1680 Lexington Avenue, Manhattan NY 10029 (40.791966,-73.946879)
Latitude: 40.791881
Longitude: -73.946558
Phone number: 212-828-2858
Fax number: 212-828-2861
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 6 to 103rd St
Bus lines near the school: BxM1, BxM11, BxM2, BxM3, BxM4, M1, M101, M102, M103, M106, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M3, M4, M96, M98

Hotels near Heritage School, The

District Borough Number: 
Academic opportunities: 

A Humanities and Interdisciplinary approach for 9th and 10th grade; additional math and science for 11th and 12th grade students

College Now courses offered by our CUNY partner Hunter College. Courses offered during Fall, Spring, and Summer sessions.

Additional AP courses include: US History, Art, Spanish, Chemistry, and Calculus

Full-time college counselor provided through our Partnership with CBI (College Bound Initiative). Princeton Review SAT preparation courses.

Heckscher Scholars Program offered through our partnership with The Heckscher Foundation; includes: Salsa, Hip Hop, Coding, and Music Production.

Related High Schools

by Borough and School performance

  1. 317 East 67th Street, Manhattan NY 10065 (40.765638,-73.959777)
    Graduation rate: 96%
    Attendance rate: 91%
  2. 225 West 24th Street, Manhattan NY 10011 (40.745677,-73.996354)
    Graduation rate: 89%
    Attendance rate: 90%
  3. 122 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan NY 10023 (40.774891,-73.985608)
    Graduation rate: 99%
    Attendance rate: 97%
  4. 111 Columbia Street, Manhattan NY 10002 (40.719416,-73.979581)
    Graduation rate: 100%
    Attendance rate: 95%
  5. 650 Academy Street, Manhattan NY 10034 (40.865556,-73.925464)
    Graduation rate: 71%
    Attendance rate: 82%