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Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social Change

Overview written by the school: Thurgood Marshall Academy is an academically rigorous environment where college and career readiness drive instruction and practices. Every student will embrace their global responsibility, have a vision for their future, a plan for realizing that vision, and the knowledge, skills, and experiences for setting it in motion.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 83.999997% (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: 91.000003% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 56.999999% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 67.000002% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 85.000002% 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: Social Change and Community Service
Code: M47A
Program description: We offer a traditional Regents curriculum, designed to graduate well-rounded students, equipped with communication and critical thinking skills, and a broad, global perspective - all of which are vital components of college and career readiness. Financial literacy and life skills are embedded in our curriculum. All courses are aligned to the Common Core Learning Standards, incorporate progressive ideas and provide students with opportunities for real-world application.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 455
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 133
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to District 5 students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to Manhattan students or residents
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): Brothers on a New Direction (B.O.N.D.),Peer Forward, Peer to Peer Mentor, Young Eisner Scholars Program (Y.E.S.), My Brother's Keeper, Cheerleader, College Now, Student Government, Early College High School Program through SUNY Old Westbury, Brotherhood/Sister Sol, Capital One Bank, YMCA, GLOW, HEAF, Broadway Junior
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
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
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, Street Squash, Track & Field
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 541
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 6 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP United States History, AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Community Service Expected,Dress Code,Health Center,Internship Expected,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Uniform,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Central Harlem North-Polo Grounds
Neighborhood: Central Harlem North

School Number: M970

Community board: 110
Council district: 9
Census tract: 228
BIN: 1058843
BBL: 1019400035

About Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social Change


Address: 200-214 West 135th Street, Manhattan NY 10030 (40.815237,-73.944299)
Latitude: 40.815449
Longitude: -73.944061
Phone number: 212-283-8055
Fax number: 212-283-8109
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3 to 135th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx15, Bx33, M1, M10, M100, M101, M102, M104, M11, M2, M3, M7

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We offer a Regents curriculum designed to graduate students, equipped with critical thinking skills and a broad, global perspective.

Enrichment: Early College High School Program (SUNY Old Westbury, CCNY, BMCC), Mentoring In Medicine, Algebra for All, Financial Literacy and SAT Preparation/Testing Site.

College and Career Readiness: On-site College and Career Advisors, College Trips, Career Forums, College Now (City College of New York and Borough of Manhattan Community College) and College Access for All.

Community Service and Internships: Abyssinian Development Corporation, Capital One Bank, Harlem YMCA, Geriatric Career Center and SoBro.

Partnerships: Behind the Book, Black Teachers Who Care, Brotherhood/Sister Sol, Columbia University, The Metro-Manhattan Links, Northside Center, NYC Road Runners, Street Squash, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Tech Row, Young Eisner Scholars and Zeta Boule Charitable Foundation.

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