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NYC iSchool

Overview written by the school: NYC iSchool is dedicated to equipping students with the skills necessary for success and leadership in the 21st century. The iSchool program is designed to offer students opportunities to engage in meaningful work that has relevance to them and the world, with the choice and responsibility to determine their high school experience, and unique structures to support their development.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 98% (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: 93% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 90% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 79% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 97% 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: NYC iSchool
Code: M52A
Program description: Priority given to students who are eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch (based on family income) for up to 60% of seats.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 93
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 3326
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 36
Seats 9 SWD: 25
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 342
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 14

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: Average (87-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (3.1-4.5), Math (3.1-4.5)
Online Admissions Activity

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): Black Student Union, Book Club, Chemistry Club, Coding Club, College Peer Leaders, Creative Writing Club, Culture Club, Drawing Club, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), iCare Community Service Club, iNews Club, Model UN, Rock Band, Social Activism Club, Vertical farming
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, Handball, Indoor Track
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, Softball
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): Soccer
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 466
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 Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: Dress Code; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: SoHo-TriBeCa-Civic Center-Little Italy
Neighborhood: SoHo-Tribeca

School Number: M615
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 102
Council district: 3
Census tract: 37
BIN: 1007378
BBL: 1004910016

About NYC iSchool

Contacts

Address: 131 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, MANHATTAN NY 10013
Latitude: 40.7244
Longitude: -74.004625
Phone number: 917-237-7300
Fax number: 212-219-0743
School email: [email protected]
Website: nycischool.org
Subway lines near the school: 1, 6, N, Q, J, Z to Canal St; B, D, F, M to Broadway-Lafayette St; C, E to Spring St; R, W to Prince St
Bus lines near the school: BxM18, M1, M20, M21, M55, X1, X10, X10B, X12, X17, X27, X28, X7, X9

Hotels near NYC iSchool

District Borough Number: 
02M376
Academic opportunities: 

Real-World Problem-Based Learning, Online Regents Prep Courses, Senior Projects, Teaching Assistant program

Students get to pick their classes starting in the 9th grade and have individualized schedules all four years

Arts Programs: Printmaking, Sculpture, Comics, Children's Bookmaking, Guitar, Piano, Jazz Band, Beatmaking

School day is from 9am-3:20pm and there are office hours three days a week for students who need additional support

Advisory_students have an advisor who follows them all four years and is responsible for tracking their progress and providing supports as needed.

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