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High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies

Overview written by the school: At our school, Chinese (Mandarin) speaking English Language Learners and English proficient students learn both languages while preparing for college and careers. We have a challenging curriculum that includes enriched math and science courses and opportunities to participate in a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) classes by 11th grade. Asia-related topics are woven into all subject areas. Dual Language students are expected to exceed city and state standards and demonstrate cross-cultural behavior. English proficient students and English Language Learners learn together in both languages. All students are expected to comprehend, speak, read, and write in English and Chinese by the time they graduate.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 99% (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: 98% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 72% 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% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 95% 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 for Dual Language and Asian Studies
Code: M59A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened: Language & Academics

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1231
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 14
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 87
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (79-100), Math (80-100), Science (75-100), Social Studies (75-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (1.8-4.5), Math (2.9-4.5)

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): Academic Enrichment, Art, Badminton Club, Chinese Culture and Enrichment, College Prep, Gallery Exhibits, Kaplan SAT Prep, Lion Dance, Math Research, Math Team, Peer Tutoring, Ping Pong Club, PM School, Saturday ESL Classes, Taekwondo Classes
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Handball, 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: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, 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): Badminton, Lion Dance, Table Tennis, Taekwondo
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 402
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:50pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Dual Language: Chinese; Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese
Language classes: Mandarin
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Tutoring; Multi-Session School; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Chinatown
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Campus name: Seward Park Educational Campus
School Number: M445
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 103
Council district: 1
Census tract: 18
BIN: 1005283
BBL: 1004080030

About High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies

Contacts

Address: 350 GRAND STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10002
Latitude: 40.717349
Longitude: -73.989596
Phone number: 212-475-4097
Fax number: 212-674-1392
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/schools/M545
Subway lines near the school: B, D to Grand St; F, J, M, Z to Delancey St-Essex St
Bus lines near the school: B39, M103, M14A, M14D, M15, M15-SBS, M21, M22, M9

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District Borough Number: 
02M545
Academic opportunities: 

Four-Year Chinese Language Program

College level courses: Advanced Placement Program (AP); CUNY College Now; selected courses at NYU.

Saturday Programs: Kaplan SAT Prep; Physical Education classes; Saturday Fitness; English as a New Language classes; Parent classes

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