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The Michael J. Petrides School

Overview written by the school: Petrides is a comprehensive college preparatory school that offers a wide array of academic opportunities. Our students are challenged to their maximum potential and are encouraged to meet and exceed the standards in all subject areas. What separates Petrides is not only its level of academic excellence, but its strong sense of community and family. Our small, intimate setting allows students to grow both academically and socially.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 94% (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: 91% 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: 53% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 64% 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: Comprehensive Academic
Code: R15J
Program description: Comprehensive academic curriculum with an emphasis on performing arts and technology.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 55
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 564
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 10
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 94
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5
Eligibility: Open only to Staten Island students or residents.

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to Staten Island students or residents

Requirement 1: We do not rank students for this program; all students will be selected randomly.

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): CAP-Community Affairs Project, Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation, Dance Company, Family Arts Nights, Italian Club, Living Word Theater, Media Club, National Honor Society, Peer Teaching, Peer Tutoring, Petrides Against Cancer Society, Petrides Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, School Newspaper, SING Competition, SISAA-Staten Island Student Advocacy Association, Spring Musical Production, Student Government, Teen Talk, Yearbook
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, Fencing, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, 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: Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, 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
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Cheerleading
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 1330
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: K to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Italian, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Online Grading System

Geoeligibility: Open only to Staten Island students/residents
School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Staten Island
NTA: Todt Hill-Emerson Hill-Heartland Village-Lighthouse Hill
Neighborhood: Todt Hill-Heartland Village

School Number: R880

Community board: 502
Council district: 50
Census tract: 177
BIN: 5113169
BBL: 5006830001

About The Michael J. Petrides School

Contacts

Address: 715 OCEAN TERRACE, STATEN ISLAND NY 10301
Latitude: 40.608512
Longitude: -74.102067
Phone number: 718-815-0186
Fax number: 718-815-9638
School email: [email protected]
Website: petridesschool.com
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: S53, S66, S78, S93, X14

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District Borough Number: 
31R080
Academic opportunities: 

STEM opportunities include Drone Science Class, Theater Tech Crew, and Film Making

Special Arts Program with courses in instrumental, orchestral and vocal music

Fine Arts, Sculpture, Graphic Design

Dramatic and performing arts course offerings culminating in dramatic and musical shows annually

Opportunities for international travel

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