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Marble Hill High School for International Studies

Overview written by the school: Marble Hill SIS is an international community whose student body encompasses over 45+ countries and speaks over 30+ languages. Each 9th grade is composed of 50% ELLs and 50% mainstream students-creating a very diverse and challenging college preparatory learning environment with: School dress code -Four years of Math & Science -Three years of a foreign language (for mainstream students) -Semester Portfolio presentations -IMentor program matching college educated mentor with every student for four years -Community Service-100 hours -College Bound Initiative Partnership -Seven AP's (11th & 12th grades) -International exchange & travel opportunities -Summer bridge for incoming 9th graders -Dedicated and experienced teaching and support staff.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 91% (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: 93% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 89% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 79% 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: International Studies
Code: X43A
Program description: College Prep program for mainstream students. All mainstream students in 9th grade will choose a foreign language (Japanese or Italian) and study it for three years. The other courses will be Environmental Science, World Literature, CC Algebra (students who passed CC Algebra in eighth grade with an 85 or higher will move on to CC Geometry). Each Wednesday, students will choose one art form to study for the year, take health and Advisory. Students will take PE two days a week from 3:10pm-4:40pm.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 43
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 803
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 19
Seats 9 SWD: 11
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 103
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 9

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Demonstrated Interest: School Visit
Requirement 2: Individual Interview (On-Site)
Requirement 3: Writing Exercise (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): 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, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Gymnastics, 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, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, 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: Golf, Stunt
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: 448
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 4:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Marble Hill-Inwood
Neighborhood: Spuyten Duyvil-Kingsbridge
Campus name: John F. Kennedy Educational Campus
School Number: X475
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 208
Council district: 10
Census tract: 309
BIN: 1064532
BBL: 1022150080

About Marble Hill High School for International Studies


Latitude: 40.877105
Longitude: -73.912256
Phone number: 718-561-0973
Fax number: 718-561-5612
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 1 to Marble Hill-225th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx10, Bx2, Bx20, Bx7, Bx9, BxM1, BxM18, BxM2, M100

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8:30am-3:05pm school day & two days a week till 4:40 due to mandatory PE classes. Hour-long courses. Wednesday 8:30am-12:30pm: Art, Advisory & Health

Four years of ELA, Math, Science; Three years of Foreign Language for mainstream students; 100 hrs of community service; after-school & Saturday tutoring

Portfolio Presentations (January & June; Eight total): During this one-hour interview students present their projects from each class to a teacher.

11th and 12th Grade AP: Biology, US History, English Literature, European History, English Language, Statistics, Spanish Literature & Spanish Language

College Bound Initiative Partnership & 12 month College Advisor: college visits, fairs, Alumni & Career Day, & College Research senior class.

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