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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: 80% (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% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 62% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 66% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 82% 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: 514
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 166
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: Yes
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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: Average (64-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (1.8-4.5), Math (1.5-4.5)

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): Cheerleading, Dance, Fashion, National Honor Society, Peer Mediation, Rites of Passage, Squash, Step Team, Student Government, Student Interns, TMA Ambassadors
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
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 560
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation; Uniform

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

Contacts

Address: 200-214 WEST 135TH STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10030
Latitude: 40.815449
Longitude: -73.944061
Phone number: 212-283-8055
Fax number: 212-283-8109
School email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.tmanyc.org
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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District Borough Number: 
05M670
Academic opportunities: 

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, Mentoring In Medicine, Algebra for All, Financial Literacy and SAT Preparation/Testing Site

College and Career Readiness: On-site College and Career Advisor, College Trips, Career Forums, College Access for All and College Now

Community Service and Internship: Abyssinian Development Corporation, YMCA, Geriatric Career Center (GCD), and SOBRO

Partnerships: Columbia University, Northside Center, Young Eisner Scholars, Street Squash, Brotherhood/Sister Sol, Capital One Bank, and HEAF

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