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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, writers, historians, musicians, painters, linguists & artists. NEST+m students develop the academic mindsets and metacognitive skills necessary for long-term learning. Multiple opportunities exist for student internships and exploration in the Sciences & Arts.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 100% (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: 100% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 100% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 100% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 100% 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: 118
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 5847
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 50
Seats 9 SWD: 32
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 357
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 11

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

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): School Newspaper, National Honor Society (NHS), Peer Leaders Club, Student Government, Yearbook, Asian Culture Club, Black Student Union (BSU), Fashion Club, Feminism Club, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Genealogy Club, Jewish Student Union, Latino & Hispanic Student Union (LHSU), Mediterranean Culture Club, Muslim Student Association (MSA), Coding Club, Debate Club, Investment Club, Literary Magazine Club, Math Team, Model UN, Next Generation Politics, Robotics Club, Science Olympiad Team Science Research Club, A Capella Project, Anime Club, Art Club, Film Club, Improv Troupe, Jazz Combo Club, Tech Crew, Advertising & Marketing Club, Key Club, Nature Club, Red Cross Club, WE Club, Blog & Podcast Club, Tabletop Gaming 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: 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 Club, Dance Team, Cheerleading Team, Skateboarding Club, Step Club, Table Tennis Club, Yoga & Meditation Club
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 1806
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm
Grades 2020: K to 12
Final grades: K to 12

Language classes: Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus BC, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP World History: Modern, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP Statistics, AP Calculus AB, AP Physics 1, AP United States History, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,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: M
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 (40.719416,-73.979581)
Latitude: 40.718895
Longitude: -73.979308
Phone number: 212-677-5190
Fax number: 212-260-8124
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://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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