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High School of American Studies at Lehman College

Overview written by the school: Our school emphasizes the study of American history and offers a well-rounded academic program that aims to prepare students for admission to highly competitive colleges and for a wide range of careers in politics, law, journalism, business, science, mathematics, and the arts. All students engage in a three-year chronological study of American history. Through our collaboration with Lehman College, students have access to its campus library and athletic facilities, and take credit-bearing college classes and seminars in their junior and senior years. In all endeavors, we seek to encourage in our students a love for learning and an inquisitive spirit.
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: 95.999998% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 81.999999% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 99.000001% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 97.000003% 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: High School of American Studies at Lehman College
Code: X00S
Program description: Admission to this Specialized High School is based solely on the score obtained on the Specialized High Schools Admission Test (SHSAT). Students should speak to their school counselors in the Fall to register for the SHSAT.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Test

Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents who take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)

Seats 10: 1


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): Arista, Band, Book Club, Chess, Community Service Club, Dance Team, Debate, Drama, Economics Team, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Club, Girls Who Code, GSA, Mock Trial, Model UN, Moot Court, Muslim Students' Association, Lion Dance Club, Literary Magazine/Newspaper, Local Outreach Tutoring, Poetry, Senior Government, Spanish Honors Society, Student Government, Women's Empowerment Club
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, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Tennis
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, Outdoor Track, Softball, Tennis
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): Frisbee, Ping Pong, Soccer, Swimming
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 382
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:00pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: French, Japanese, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP United States History, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP World History: Modern, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available

Specialized: 1

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Van Cortlandt Village
Neighborhood: Van Cortlandt Village

School Number: X905

Community board: 208
Council district: 11
Census tract: 409
BIN: 2015222
BBL: 2032460002

About High School of American Studies at Lehman College


Address: 2925 Goulden Avenue, Bronx NY 10468 (40.874725,-73.895543)
Latitude: 40.873938
Longitude: -73.895382
Phone number: 718-329-2144
Fax number: 718-329-0792
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 4 to Bedford Park Blvd-Lehman College; B, D to Bedford Park Blvd
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx10, Bx2, Bx22, Bx26, Bx28, Bx3, Bx32, Bx34, Bx38, BxM3, BxM4

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Honors-level, AP, and Lehman College courses in all subjects

Required courses in American History, Research Methodology, and Grammar

Constitutional and Criminal Law, Film, Foreign Policy, Political Science, Intellectual History, European History, Period Studies, NYC History

Architectural History and Drafting, Photography, Advanced Drawing and Painting, Music History, Journalism, Poetry, Creative Writing, Drama, Acting

Logic, Combinatorics, Number Theory, Diagnosing Disease, Psychobiology, Nutrition, Environmental Ethics, the Biosphere, Anatomy

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