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High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College (HSMSE)

Overview written by the school: HSMSE @ CCNY provides a unique and unparalleled collaborative educational experience. The school's mission is to encourage students to develop the habits of inquiry, written and verbal expression, and critical thinking. Students are drawn from all five boroughs, making it one of the most ethnically diverse schools in New York City. The academically rigorous learning environment focuses on mathematics, science, and engineering, while emphasizing civic responsibility and the value of acquiring knowledge for its own intrinsic reward. The deep professional and personal experiences of the faculty enrich the learning community; many faculty members have earned doctorates and distinguished themselves in business, engineering, and other fields.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 98% (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: 96% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 81% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 69% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 94% 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 Math, Science and Engineering at City College (HSMSE)
Code: M00S
Program description: Admission to this specialized high school is based solely on the score obtained on the Specialized High Schools Admission Test (SHSAT). Students should speak to their school counselor in the Fall to register for the SHSAT.
Interest: Engineering
Method: Test

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents who take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)

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): 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, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
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, Soccer, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 491
Start time: 8am
End time: 3:35pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Chinese, German, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP German Language and Culture, AP Music Theory, AP Statistics, AP World History: Modern

Specialized: 1

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Manhattanville
Neighborhood: Manhattanville

School Number: M812

Community board: 109
Council district: 9
Census tract: 21703
BIN: 1084085
BBL: 1019570200

About High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College (HSMSE)

Contacts

Address: 240 CONVENT AVENUE, MANHATTAN NY 10031
Latitude: 40.82074
Longitude: -73.949097
Phone number: 212-281-6490
Fax number: 212-281-6918
School email: [email protected]
Website: hsmse.org
Subway lines near the school: 1 to 137th St-City College; B, C to 135th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx19, Bx33, M10, M100, M101, M104, M11, M2, M3, M4, M5

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District Borough Number: 
05M692
Academic opportunities: 

Project Lead The Way Pre-Engineering: Design & Drafting, Digital Electronics, Principles of Engineering, Civil Engineering & Architecture

Mount Sinai Science Research Program: Advanced laboratory and research internships in cardiology, oncology, obstetrics, or the autopsy suite

Math Concentration: two-year program in advanced mathematics; College credits available

CCNY College Now Program: eligible students can enroll in college-credit bearing classes on weekends and after-school

CTE program(s): Pre-engineering

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