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New Explorations into Science, Technology and Math High School (NEST+m)

Overview written by the school: NEST+m is a Citywide G&T K-12 school. Our academically rigorous program has made us one of the finest schools in the city. We are committed to developing each student's capacity for academic and intellectual achievement through individual and collaborative learning. We provide a range of services for students with disabilities including a full-inclusion program. NEST+m students blossom into practitioners: scientists, mathematicians, engineers, artists, writers, historians, musicians, painters, and linguists who approach their studies with passion and purpose. Multiple opportunities exist for students to have internships in the sciences and the arts.

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: 95% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 82% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 93% 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: New Explorations into Science Technology and Math
Code: M29A
Program description: At NEST+m, intellectualism, inclusivity, collaboration and exploration within and beyond our school community enable our students to lead lives filled with learning, discovery and purpose. We provide a range of services for students with disabilities including a full-inclusion program. NEST+m students blossom into practitioners: scientists, mathematicians, engineers, artists, writers, historians, musicians, painters, and linguists who approach their studies with passion and purpose.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 126
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 5736
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 46
Seats 9 SWD: 34
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 364
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 11

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Course Grades: Average (93-100)
Requirement 2: Standardized Test Scores: Average (3.8-4.5)
Requirement 3: Attendance and Punctuality

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): Student Government, National Honor Society, NHS Peer Tutoring, Art Exhibitions, Bi-annual Writing Competitions, Black Student Union, Hispanic Student Union, Muslim Student Association, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Chess Competitions, Comedy Troupe, Creative Writing Club, Debate, Girls Who Code, Hackathons, Key Club, Literary Magazine, Math Team, Model United Nations, Annual School Play, Open Mic Events, Peer Leaders, NESTFest Talent Show
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, Fencing, Indoor Track, Soccer
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, Fencing, Soccer, Softball, Table 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: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Badminton, Basketball, Soccer, Track/Cross Country, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 1754
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: K to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Physics 1, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Orientation; Summer Internships

School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Lower East Side
Neighborhood: Lower East Side

School Number: M022

Community board: 103
Council district: 2
Census tract: 2201
BIN: 1004070
BBL: 1003350001

About New Explorations into Science, Technology and Math High School (NEST+m)

Contacts

Address: 111 COLUMBIA STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10002
Latitude: 40.718895
Longitude: -73.979308
Phone number: 212-677-5190
Fax number: 212-260-8124
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.nestmk12.net
Subway lines near the school: F, J, M, Z to Delancey St-Essex St
Bus lines near the school: B39, M14A, M14D, M21, M22, M8, M9

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District Borough Number: 
01M539
Academic opportunities: 

Minds Matter, SEO Scholars, POSSE Scholarship, CUNY College Now, Computer Science Partnership with Harvard University and Microsoft_CS50 Curriculum

Wide array of Advanced Placement College-Level courses in Math, Science, and the Humanities

Ninth grade theater and literacy program

Elective courses in science, engineering, and the humanities that culminate in publications: Literary Magazine and STEM Journal

Music and Arts program including: Studio Art, Theater, Beginning Band, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble with bi-annual music concerts and art shows.

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