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Port Richmond High School

Overview written by the school: Port Richmond High School is a comprehensive Community School that empowers students to reach their highest academic potential in a nurturing environment. Small, interest-based programs and a rigorous honors program are open to all students and offer a variety of services to our students and families through our new Port Richmond High School Health and Wellness Center. During students' first year, the Freshman Academy provides a culture of high standards, advanced courses, and academic support systems that address individual students' needs. Students are exposed to a wide array of extracurricular and athletic activities in combination with a challenging academic program that prepares them for college and the world of work.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 72.000003% (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: 83.999997% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 88% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 50% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 75% 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: Gateway Honors Program: Mathematics & Science Institute for Pre-College Education
Code: R10A
Program description: A competitive honors program that prepares students for college study in applied mathematics, sciences, and related professions. Students complete college-level courses in science and research opportunities, internships, and SAT/ACT prep.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 52
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 273
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 19
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 1

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Staten Island students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents


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): No data
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, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, 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, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, 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: Golf, Stunt
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 1,564
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:15pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Dual Language: Spanish
Language classes: Italian, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Environmental Science, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Biology, AP Computer Science A, AP Calculus AB, AP Psychology, AP Computer Science Principles, AP World History: Modern, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, AP English Language and Composition
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Community School,Extended Day Program,Health Center,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education),Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

Ptech: 1

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Staten Island
NTA: Port Richmond
Neighborhood: Port Richmond

School Number: R445
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 501
Council district: 49
Census tract: 213
BIN: 5026076
BBL: 5011210001

About Port Richmond High School


Address: 85 St. Josephs Avenue, Staten Island NY 10302 (40.635562,-74.141924)
Latitude: 40.634573
Longitude: -74.141818
Phone number: 718-420-2100
Fax number: 718-981-6203
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: S40, S44, S46, S53, S57, S59, S66, S89, S90, S94, S96, X10, X10B, X14

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Rigorous Honors Institutes for pre-college education: Gateway Scholars for Mathematics & Sciences and Collegiate Academy for the Humanities

Post-secondary College & Career Readiness programs: AVID, CARA College Inquiry, Catalyst SAT Prep, CUNY College Now, One Goal, Wagner College Partnership Program

STEM / STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics Program including Maker LAB, LEGO Robotics, Coding, Computer Sciences, Visual Arts, Television & Media Arts, and Performing Arts (Theater, Guitar, Orchestra, Band & Chorus)

Community School Partnerships offering one-on-one mentorships for all ninth graders ensuring individualized attention for all students

CTE program(s): Culinary Arts (NYSED-Approved), Entrepreneurship/Virtual Enterprise

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