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Marta Valle High School

Overview written by the school: Marta Valle High School is a growing school community that believes all students possess the intrinsic capabilities to achieve at high levels. We tailor our curriculum and instruction toward subjects that are academically rigorous and culturally responsive to our students' needs and preferences. This instruction is further enriched by experiences in the visual, performing, and culinary arts that take place both during the school day as well as during our after school program. Through a foundation of social-emotional support and academic achievement, all students at MVHS are provided with an educational experience that brings out their unique capabilities and will lead to success in their lives beyond high school.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 68% (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: 80% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 31% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 50% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 75% 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: Marta Valle High School
Code: M27A
Program description: Ninth grade courses include Living Environment, Integrated Algebra, Global History and Geography, English Language Arts, Italian, Visual, Performing Arts Courses
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 93
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 190
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 25
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 90
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to District 1 students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to Manhattan students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math


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): Audio Recording Studio, Boxing, Cheerleading, College and Career Fair, Dance Club/Dance Studio, Extended Learning Time Enrichment & Tutoring, Peer Conflict Resolution, SAT Prep, Student Ambassadors, Theater, Video Game Club, Student Council, AIMHigh Empowerment Group, Black & Latino Male Task Force, RAPP Program, Basketball, and Volleyball.
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball
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, 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): Basketball, Volleyball, Cheerleading, and Boxing
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 127
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Italian, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Chinatown
Neighborhood: Chinatown

School Number: M025
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 103
Council district: 1
Census tract: 3001
BIN: 1004323
BBL: 1003540080

About Marta Valle High School


Latitude: 40.720581
Longitude: -73.985645
Phone number: 212-473-8152
Fax number: 212-475-7588
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: B, D to Grand St; F, J, M, Z to Delancey St-Essex St
Bus lines near the school: B39, M103, M14A, M14D, M15, M15-SBS, M21, M22, M8, M9

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Academic opportunities: 

Advanced Regents Diploma, Advanced Placement Courses, Advanced Piano, CUNY College Now, Honors Courses, Italian Classes, POSSE Scholarship

Visual Arts, Dance, Fitness & Weight Training Studio, Technology Integration in Each Classroom, New Chemistry & Science Labs

Extended Learning Time in all Core Academics, Culinary Arts, Video & Music Production, Recording Studio

Full time NYU College Advisors for students in grades 9-12; College Trips for all grades

Personalized instruction in small classes; Restorative Justice approach to building school culture

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