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Manhattan Bridges High School

Overview written by the school: We are a college prep school founded on the belief that mastery of communication skills in both English and a students' home language is key to realizing a student's potential in a multicultural society. We are committed to assisting students in maintaining the richness of their home language and culture and celebrating their individual differences, while providing them with a sense of place in their community and society as a whole. Our mission is to ensure that students develop the bilingual speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills designed to prepare them for higher education and the work force.
Diplomaendorsements: NYS Seal of Biliteracy

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 100% (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: 100% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 100% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 100% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 100% 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: Academy of Computer Science and Graphic Design (Bilingual)
Code: M57B
Program description: This program prepares students to apply computer science and design of digital media in any career. This academy provides an advanced series of coursework, including Adobe Suite and Advanced Placement Computer Science. Successful completion of the program leads to the Adobe Certification. Students participate in internships, Hackathons, visits to tech companies, coding workshops, mentorships, and college credit-bearing courses. Students may be able to complete coursework in Cyber Security.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology; Visual Art & Design
Method: Screened: Language & Academics

Seats 9 GE: 47
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 343
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 13
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 47
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents whose home language is Spanish

Seats 10: 1

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): Chess Club, Robotic's Club, Gaming Club, Ping Pong Club, Creative Writing Club, "You Go Girl" Club, Green Team Club, Journalism, Student Government, Running Club, Travel Club, Game 4 Change Club, Computer Science, Engineering, Graphic Design, Architecture Design, NYPD Explorers, Cornell University Hydroponic & Aquaponic, Internships, Community Service Hours, Game Design, Web Design, Theater, Music Program
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, Bowling, Soccer, Tennis, 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, 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): JV Boys Basketball, Varsity Boys Basketball, Boys Volleyball, Girls Varsity Basketball, Girls Volleyball, Tennis, Bowling, Handball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 520
Start time: 8:45am
End time: 3:35pm
Grades 2020: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Dual Language: Spanish; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Environmental Science, AP Computer Science A, AP Calculus AB, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Community Service Expected,Dress Code,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internships Available,Multi-Session School,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Uniform,Weekend Programs

International: 1

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

More info

Borough: M
NTA: Clinton
Neighborhood: Clinton
Campus name: Park West Educational Campus
School Number: M535
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 104
Council district: 3
Census tract: 135
BIN: 1083802
BBL: 1010790029

About Manhattan Bridges High School

Contacts

Address: 525 West 50th Street, Manhattan NY 10019 (40.765474,-73.9927)
Latitude: 40.76525
Longitude: -73.993105
Phone number: 212-757-5274
Fax number: 646-557-3926
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://sites.google.com/manhattanbridgeshs.org/mbhs/home
Subway lines near the school: C, E to 50th St
Bus lines near the school: M104, M11, M12, M20, M31, M34A-SBS, M42, M50, M57, X12, X14, X30, X42

Hotels near Manhattan Bridges High School

District Borough Number: 
02M542
Academic opportunities: 

Languages other than English (Spanish) including Opportunity to earn the NYSED Seal of Biliteracy

Transitional Bilingual and Dual Language programs to support English Language Learners

Advanced Placement courses (ELA, Spanish, Science, Math)

CTE program(s): Academy of Engineering (NYSED-Approved), Academy of Information Technology/AOIT

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