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High School for Health Careers and Sciences

Overview written by the school: We are a Community School located on the George Washington Educational Campus. We pride ourselves on creating a safe learning environment while offering various innovate programs and supports for students such as AP courses, CTE Nursing Assistant Program, NJROTC, Lego Robotics, Computer Science, Hydro/Aquaponics, Dual Language and for families, ESL courses and parent workshops. Our school has partnerships with organizations including Catholic Charities, Cornell University, Columbia University, NY-Presbyterian Hospital. 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 and full-time college counseling staff.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 77.999997% (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: 75% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 56.999999% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 79.000002% 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: 566
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 37
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 143
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

Seats 10: 1
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


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

Other info

Total students: 401
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 2:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Dual Language: Spanish; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Community School,Dress Code,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

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

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


Address: 549 Audubon Avenue, Manhattan NY 10040 (40.856532,-73.92606)
Latitude: 40.855855
Longitude: -73.92712
Phone number: 212-927-1841
Fax number: 212-927-6129
School email: [email protected]
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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We offer a wide variety of STEM courses including Computer Science, Hydroponics, Lego Robotics and Pharmacology.

We offer College and Career preparation during the day and after school.

We offer 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 Regents Prep/Tutoring.

CTE program(s): Certified Nurse Assisting

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