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High School for Health Professions and Human Services

Overview written by the school: Our school is dedicated to providing challenging academic standards in professional health career settings through our academic program, which prepares our students to enter the world of health care with scientific knowledge, ethics, integrity, and compassion. Our students are provided with a well-rounded high school experience including extracurricular activities, opportunities to enter science-related competitions, and an extensive sports program. Advanced Placement (AP) courses, as well as an array of electives, provide enrichment in all subject areas. Students have the opportunity to complete a three-year internship program that exposes them to health careers and related services fields.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 92% (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: 91% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 88% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 73% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 90% 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: Science & Research M70A
Code: M70A
Program description: A 3-year program offered starting in 10th grade in partnership with Syracuse University, focusing on scientific research under the mentorship of professionals at partner facilities, internships, and preparation for Intel Expo. Students can earn up to 12 college credits.
Interest: Health Professions
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 148
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1348
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 9
Seats 9 SWD: 39
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 154
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (79-100), Math (79-100), Science (80-100), Social Studies (80-100)
Individual Interview (On-Site)


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): Art, Best Buddies, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Cheer Leading, Chess, Computer, Dancing Classrooms, Debate Team, Friends of Latin America, GSA, Leadership, Model UN, Multicultural Shows, NHS, Ninth Grade Advisory through Kids Connect, Photography, Poetry, Rise to College, SAT Prep, Science, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Scholars, Student Government, Teen Talk, Theater, Tutoring, Webmasters, Weight Training, Writing, Yearbook
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, Handball, Soccer
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, Flag Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, 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: 1825
Start time: 9:06am
End time: 3:13pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Human Geography, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; 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: Gramercy
Neighborhood: Gramercy

School Number: M475
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 106
Council district: 2
Census tract: 48
BIN: 1020419
BBL: 1009220008

About High School for Health Professions and Human Services


Address: 345 EAST 15TH STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10003
Latitude: 40.732447
Longitude: -73.983031
Phone number: 212-780-9175
Fax number: 212-979-7261
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 4, 5, 6, N, Q, R, W to 14th St-Union Square; L to 1st Ave
Bus lines near the school: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, M1, M101, M102, M103, M14A, M14D, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M23-SBS, M3, M34-SBS, M34A-SBS, M8, M9, X1, X10, X10B, X12, X14, X17, X2, X27, X28, X37, X38, X42, X5, X63, X64, X68, X7, X9

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CTE program: Medical Lab Assistant. Students enrolled in this program work alongside healthcare professionals in various medical institutions.

College Now programs through Baruch, LaGuardia, BMCC & John Jay. Currently we offer 9 courses at HPHS and 15 off campus.

Science Research Program offered by Syracuse University through Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA Program) Students may earn up to 12 credits.

Medical Laboratory & Assisting, Syracuse University Project Advance, Nutrition and Exercise Science, Forensic Science, Kinesiology and Sports Medicine.

Medical Biology, Medical Illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology, Bioethics and Nutrition as well as AP courses beginning in the 9th grade.

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