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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.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 97% (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: 90% 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: 68% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 92% 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: Bilingual Spanish Graphic Design
Code: M57B
Program description: This technology-based program involves the design of digital images using the full Adobe Photoshop suite. Successful completion of the program leads to the Certiport Adobe certification. Coursework includes Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Students participate in internships, Advanced Placement courses, and college credit-bearing courses. In partnership with BMCC, students may be able to complete coursework in Cyber Security.
Interest: Visual Art & Design
Method: Screened: Language & Academics

Seats 9 GE: 47
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 443
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 9
Seats 9 SWD: 13
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 46
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents whose home language is Spanish

Seats 10: Yes

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (70-100), Math (68-100), Science (69-100), Social Studies (73-100)
NYSESLAT Score, if available


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): Clubs: Chess, Creative Writing, Newspaper, Music (Piano & Guitar), Gamer & Robotics Internships: Cornell Hydroponics, MOUSE Squad, CTE Summer Scholars, ACE (Turner Construction and Rockefeller Group), & School Construction Authority Other: Theater, NYPD Explorer, SAT Prep, Yearbook Committee, Student Government Association & National Honors Society
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): Track/Cross Country
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 532
Start time: 8:45am
End time: 3:35pm

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 Calculus AB, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform

International: 1

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
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


Address: 525 WEST 50TH STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10019
Latitude: 40.76525
Longitude: -73.993105
Phone number: 212-757-5274
Fax number: 646-557-3926
School email: [email protected]
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

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Dual Language and Transitional Bilingual Programs

Honors, Advanced Placement, and College Courses

Computer Science, IT, and Pre-Engineering Academies. Industry certifications

Work-Based Learning, Job Shadowing, Internships & Community Service, Financial Literacy

Peer Mentoring, Tutoring, and Homework Help

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