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Park East High School

Overview written by the school: Our motto is 'Purpose, Preparation, Pride.' We are a school that values community, and strong relationships to engage academic success. Our students graduate prepared for college. Our classes and highly structured four-year advisory system help students develop individual and social responsibility by setting the highest personal and academic standards. Our students acquire a set of values and a sense of kinship that allows them to reach ambitious goals. We develop rich, caring, and warm relationships with our students through our bustling sports and after-school programs. Our students are welcomed and valued members for our school community.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 99% (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: 94% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 87% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 95% 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: Park East High School
Code: M17J
Program description: Priority given to District 4 residents who are eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch (based on family income) for up to 26% of seats.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 73
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 2099
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 29
Seats 9 SWD: 19
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 406
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 21

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (74-100), Math (74-100), Science (70-100), Social Studies (71-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (2.0-4.5), Math (1.9-4.5)
Demonstrated Interest: School Visit


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): After-School Tutoring, Annual Career Day, Art Club and Exhibition, Chorus, College/Cultural trips to Washington, Finer Things, Fitness, Honors Book Club, Honors Breakfast, Improv Club, International Travel Club, Intra-School Advisory Team-Building and Competitions, Music Club, Natural Hair Club, Painting Club, Peer Mediation, Robotics Club, Step Team, Thanksgiving Feast, Urban Arts Partnership, Welcome Week, Wellness Council, Yearbook.
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, Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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: Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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): Basketball, Cheerleading, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 389
Start time: 8:50am
End time: 3:10pm

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 English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Uniform

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: East Harlem South
Neighborhood: East Harlem South

School Number: M495

Community board: 111
Council district: 8
Census tract: 170
BIN: 1075643
BBL: 1016540033

About Park East High School


Address: 230 EAST 105TH STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10029
Latitude: 40.790543
Longitude: -73.944356
Phone number: 212-831-1517
Fax number: 212-348-6097
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 6 to 103rd St; Q to 96th St
Bus lines near the school: BxM1, BxM11, BxM2, BxM3, BxM4, M1, M101, M102, M103, M106, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M3, M4, M96, M98

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College-Prep support courses (9-12) such as freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior seminar as well as a Library Research class for all 10th graders.

CBI partnership provides a full-time Director of College Counseling and Peer College Coach to work with juniors and seniors, preparing them for the college admissions process.

Open Honors options in all grades, Full-Time librarian, small class size of 19 students, CUNY College Now (11th and 12th grade), Data Analytics, teacher Office Hours

Elective courses some of which include: Statistics, Exercise Physiology, Drama, Forensics, Sociology, Social Justice, Young Adult Literature, Practical Philosophy, and Financial Literacy

Chorus, Yearbook, Fitness/Nutrition, CARA (College Access Research and Action) Structured Advisory

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