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High School for Health Careers and Sciences

Overview written by the school: Our school is committed to providing our students with a comprehensive academic education. We offer AP courses and on campus free college courses offered by the City University of New York. We offer a Nursing Assistant Program. Our students are supported academically, socially, and emotionally by the entire school community with on-site support through various community based programs including a health clinic. We offer a full time college counseling staff. Our students are an integral part of the school community. They serve on the Student Government Committee and other committees. Our after-school programs offer extra-curricular activities in the arts and music. We are proud of a safe school environment for learning and teaching.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 75% (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: 89% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 83% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 47% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83% 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: Health Careers & Sciences
Code: M33A
Program description: We offer students the opportunity to excel in academics.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 138
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 552
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 37
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 113
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to District 6 students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to Manhattan students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math

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): After-School Homework Help and Tutoring, College Club, Cooking Club, CUNY College Now, National Honor Society (Arista), Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) and Drill Team, Peer Tutoring, Recycling, Saturday School: Regents Prep Tutoring and Extra Help, Talent Club, Tennis 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, Football, Soccer, Swimming, 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, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, 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): Dance, Swimming
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 423
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:45pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Dual Language: Spanish; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP 2-D Art and Design, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Orientation; Uniform

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Washington Heights North
Neighborhood: Washington Heights N.
Campus name: George Washington Educational Campus
School Number: M465
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 112
Council district: 10
Census tract: 277
BIN: 1076751
BBL: 1021600018

About High School for Health Careers and Sciences

Contacts

Address: 549 AUDUBON AVENUE, MANHATTAN NY 10040
Latitude: 40.855855
Longitude: -73.92712
Phone number: 212-927-1841
Fax number: 212-927-6129
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/schools/M468
Subway lines near the school: 1 to 191st St; A to 190th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx18, Bx40, Bx42, Bx7, BxM1, M100, M101, M3, M4, M98

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District Borough Number: 
06M468
Academic opportunities: 

Advanced Placement courses in English, Spanish, History, Biology, and Environmental Science

Online coursework in a computer lab and self-paced learning is available for qualified students.

We offer after-school homework help and tutoring. We also offer Saturday School for credit accumulation, Regents Prep Tutoring, and SAT Preparation.

Students attend CUNY College Now to earn college credits. We offer Advisory, and College and Career preparation during day school and after school.

CTE program(s): Certified Nurse Assisting

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