Graduation Rate: 86% (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: 84% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 80% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 75% 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.)
Program 1: New Design High School
Interest: Visual Art & Design
Method: Ed. Opt.
Seats 9 GE: 99
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1290
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 13
Seats 9 SWD: 26
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 351
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 14
Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): Basketball, Cheerleading, Gents (Boys support group), Hiking Club, Office Hours, SAT Prep, Sisterhood, Undefinable Rainbows(LGBTQ support group), Youth Empowerment Leadership for Boys and Girls, Art Club
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, Handball, 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, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, 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: No data
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Bowling, and Wrestling
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data
Total students: 426
Start time: 9:00am
End time: 3:20pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Credit Recovery; Health Center; Internships Available; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Orientation
School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Campus name: Seward Park Educational Campus
School Number: M445
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 103
Council district: 1
Census tract: 18
About New Design High School
Address: 350 GRAND STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10002
Phone number: 212-475-4148
Fax number: 212-674-2128
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, M9
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Advancement Placement Courses
Design Courses in Fashion and Textile Design, Graphic Design, Entrepreneurship, and Art Portfolio
Design for Life Program includes college and career preparatory classes in grades 9-12 in addition to social and emotional learning curriculum.
Weekly academic and life coaching for all students.
Weekly Council Circles based on a Restorative Justice Model