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Manhattan / Hunter Science High School

Overview written by the school: Manhattan/Hunter Science High School is an early college high school partnership between Hunter College and the New York City Department of Education. Our program provides students with the tools, guidance, and support they need to become successful college students, as well as leaders in a range of careers, not limited to science and technology. Students who graduate from our program will have completed several college courses, a cumulative research program, a Congressional Award School certificate, and the requirements for a New York State Regents Diploma with a semester of college credits.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

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: 97% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 77% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 95% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% 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: Manhattan/Hunter Science High School
Code: M55A
Program description: Early College program in which students complete college coursework at Hunter College prior to graduation. Students spend 12th grade on the Hunter campus. Strong accelerated academic programs, four years of rigorous math and science credit. Ability to earn additional college credits while at the high school. Priority given to students who are eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch (based on family income) for up to 69% of seats.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 3668
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 43
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 246
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 11

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (87-100), Math (87-100), Science (87-100), Social Studies (88-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (4.0-4.5), Math (3.5-4.5)
Essay (online)


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: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, 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: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Flag Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling
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: Double Dutch
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: 441
Start time: 8am
End time: 2:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History

Earlycollege: 1

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Lincoln Square
Neighborhood: Lincoln Square
Campus name: Martin Luther King, Jr. Educational Campus
School Number: M490
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 107
Council district: 6
Census tract: 151
BIN: 1030343
BBL: 1011570025

About Manhattan / Hunter Science High School


Latitude: 40.774351
Longitude: -73.984753
Phone number: 212-501-1235
Fax number: 212-501-1171
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 1 to 66th St-Lincoln Center; 2, 3 to 72nd St; A, C, B, D to 59th St-Columbus Circle
Bus lines near the school: BxM2, M10, M104, M11, M12, M20, M31, M5, M57, M66, M7, M72, X12, X14, X30, X42

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Academic opportunities: 

Hunter College's Senior Year Program, Research Courses, Internship Opportunities, Additional Academic Supports, After-School Homework Center

Seniors will attend Hunter College; Other students have an opportunity for Hunter's research methodology course and internships.

College credited courses in computer science and Foreign Language in grades 10, 11.

All students are provided with Kindles to support academic learning and achievement.

The only Congressional Award school in the nation. Students graduate with Congressional certificate for community service/personal goal achievement.

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