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Pace High School

Overview written by the school: PACE High School creates a college-oriented, student-centered environment with high expectations for every student. Students create a resume of quality educational experiences that will prepare them for success in college and beyond. Students are known well through our advisory program and are appreciated for their unique talents and contributions to our learning community. Our curriculum and practices are tailored to the individual needs of our students, enabling them to reach their ambitious goals. Working in close collaboration with Pace University, our school shares the extensive resources of the university, with access to classes, libraries, computer labs, and recreational facilities.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 89% (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: 87% 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: 65% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% 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: PACE High School
Code: M38X
Program description: Liberal Arts college preparation curriculum where four years of English language arts, social studies, mathematics, and science are expected of all students. Program will also consist of arts, health, foreign language, and elective courses.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 119
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 3212
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 27
Seats 9 SWD: 31
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 542
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 17

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: Math

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): Anime/Video Game, Art in NYC, Bollywood Dance, Caribbean Dance, Cheerleading, Chess, Choir, Drama, Envirothon, Expositions, Gay Straight Alliance, Hip-Hop, Homework Help, Latin Dance, Literary Magazine, Math Zone, Mentorships, National Honor Society, Poetry, SAT Prep, Science, Step, Student Government, Student Publications, Tutoring, Wellness Center, Yearbook, YMCA
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, Volleyball
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, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Softball, 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, Soccer
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 572
Start time: 9:00am
End time: 3:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Orientation

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Chinatown
Neighborhood: Chinatown

School Number: M131
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 103
Council district: 1
Census tract: 16
BIN: 1082489
BBL: 1003010003

About Pace High School

Contacts

Address: 100 HESTER STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10002
Latitude: 40.716553
Longitude: -73.993092
Phone number: 212-334-4663
Fax number: 212-334-4919
School email: [email protected]
Website: http://pacehsnyc.org/site/admissions
Subway lines near the school: 6, N, Q, R, W to Canal St; B, D to Grand St; F to East Broadway; J, Z to Bowery; M to Delancey St-Essex St
Bus lines near the school: B39, BxM18, M1, M103, M14A, M15, M15-SBS, M22, M55, M9

Hotels near Pace High School

District Borough Number: 
02M298
Academic opportunities: 

Four years of mathematics and science expected for all students

Three years of Language other than English expected for all students

Students can become eligible to take Pace University courses starting in 11th grade

Advanced Placement (AP) classes in 11th and 12th grades

Advisory program for all grades

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