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Ralph R. McKee Career and Technical Education High School

Overview written by the school: McKee prepares you for college, career, and life. Here, you learn more, whether your dream is to design the most iconic building in NYC or join Local 20. At McKee, we have small classes, committed faculty, secure grounds, and sophisticated technology. We provide you with the knowledge, study habits, resources, and guidance to attend college and shine once you do. We equip you with skills and certifications to start your career in fields like architectural drafting, automotive technology, construction, electrical installation, graphic arts, software engineering and virtual enterprise. We know you: your name, where you are from, how you learn, where you struggle and where you excel. Remember-McKee: College, Career, and Life.
Diplomaendorsements: Math

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 72% (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: 86% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 83% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 47% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 78% 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: Electrical Engineering and Installation Program
Code: R60A
Program description: This course proceeds from the wiring of simple and low voltage circuits including signal systems security alarms, computer-controlled motors operations & robotics to residential electrical systems installation, circuit design & installation of various wiring methods: armored cable & electrical metallic tubing in the residential sector culminating in commercial wiring, motor control circuit design/installation, & solar energy. Students are prepared for college and industry based positions.
Interest: Engineering
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 26
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 159
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 8
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 94
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 12

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, 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): Computer (MITS), Driver's Ed, FDNY Explorers, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Hoop Group, Key Club, Leadership Council, National Honor / Technical Honor Society, NYCID, Peer Group Connection, Mediation & Negotiation, NYPD Explorers, Robotics, Step, Student Council, Video Game Design, 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, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, 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: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Golf, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, 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: 795
Start time: 7:48am
End time: 2:34pm

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

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

More info

Borough: Staten Island
NTA: West New Brighton-New Brighton-St. George
Neighborhood: New Brighton-St. George

School Number: R600

Community board: 501
Council district: 49
Census tract: 9
BIN: 5000314
BBL: 5000190004

About Ralph R. McKee Career and Technical Education High School

Contacts

Address: 290 ST. MARKS PLACE, STATEN ISLAND NY 10301
Latitude: 40.642793
Longitude: -74.07873
Phone number: 718-420-2600
Fax number: 718-981-8776
School email: [email protected]
Website: mckeecths.org
Subway lines near the school: SIR to St. George
Bus lines near the school: S40, S42, S44, S46, S48, S51, S52, S61, S62, S66, S74, S76, S78, S81, S84, S86, S90, S91, S92, S94, S96, S98

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District Borough Number: 
31R600
Academic opportunities: 

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses, Honors, CUNY College Now courses

AVID: a premiere college & career readiness program featuring research based strategies, curriculum and enrichment of metacognitive skills.

Scholars at Work, SYEP, Work Based Learning, NCCER, Industry Certifications

College Access For All, College Bridge, School to Work, Construction Skills

CTE program(s): Architectural Drafting (Engineering Technology, General ), Automotive Technology, Carpentry/Carpenter, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia, Electrical Installation, Graphic Design, Software Engineering Pilot

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