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High School for Excellence and Innovation

Overview written by the school: At the High School for Excellence and Innovation, we empower our students by providing an abundance of opportunities for them to exercise student voice and choice during their high school experience. By building students' capacity to fully participate as community members of their school, we help them become agents of change who positively affect their homes, communities, and the world. Our belief is that regardless of previous challenges, every student can earn a high school diploma and be prepared to transition to post-secondary training or college to embark on their 21st century career paths.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: No data (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: 70% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 91% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.

Percentage of Students Safe: 96% 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 Excellence and Innovation
Code: A24A
Program description: Our school presents an opportunity for 15- and 16-year old New York City residents entering the 9th grade for the first time. We believe that although these students have been held back two years during elementary and/or middle school, our trimester system and small class sizes will allow the pace and attention for these students to achieve in high school and be prepared for college and 21st century career paths!
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Transfer

Seats 9 GE: 47
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N/A - transfer school
Grade 9 GE applicants: 57
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 1
Seats 9 SWD: 13
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N/A - transfer school
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 13
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 1
Eligibility: Open only to 15 and 16 year old New York City residents entering high school for the first time. Students must have a record of being held back two times in elementary and/or middle school and students must attend an Open House and personalized intake meeting.

Seats 10: No

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): Paid internships, Student led Town hall, Intramural Sports, Arts and Cultural Trips, Dance Club, Yoga, Wellness Program, Tutoring, Regents Preparation, Chess club, Cooking Club, College/Career Advisory
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
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, Softball
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, Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 182
Start time: 8:50am
End time: 3:10pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Art History, AP English Language and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Dress Code; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

Transfer: 1

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Marble Hill-Inwood
Neighborhood: Inwood

School Number: M052
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 112
Council district: 10
Census tract: 291
BIN: 1076776
BBL: 1022330020

About High School for Excellence and Innovation

Contacts

Address: 650 ACADEMY STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10034
Latitude: 40.866053
Longitude: -73.924835
Phone number: 212-569-1022
Fax number: 212-569-1190
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/schools/M423
Subway lines near the school: 1, A to Dyckman St
Bus lines near the school: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx20, Bx7, BxM1, M100, M3, M4

Hotels near High School for Excellence and Innovation

District Borough Number: 
06M423
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iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Saturday Academy and PM School provide students with test prep, tutoring, and online credit recovery

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NDA Paid Internship Program for students in which students are paired with an outside company while receiving academic tutoring.

9X9 Program for average 8th Grade students to take high school classes for credit while completing their 8th Grade portfolio.

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