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: 88% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 68.000001% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 77.999997% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83.999997% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: Pharmacy Technician
Program description: Students who are interested in becoming a pharmacy technician can acquire certification as approved by state. You will complete four years of courses, which include a Career and Financial Management course, and an internship in the pharmacy area. You will need to pass Pharmacy Technician Examination by senior year.
Interest: Health Professions
Method: Ed. Opt.
Seats 9 GE: 61
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 598
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 10
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 116
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7
Seats 10: 0
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Manhattan students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): Girls Who Code, Student Government, Healthy Eats, Dance & Step, Cinema, Anime, Future Physicians, Key Club, Chess & Video Game Club, Gay Straight Alliance, Board Game Club, Glee Club, Man Up, Girls for Girls, Running Strides Club
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, Handball, Soccer, Volleyball
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, 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
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
Total students: 404
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:41pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Biology, AP Statistics, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP English Literature and Composition, AP World History: Modern, AP European History, AP English Language and Composition, AP United States History, AP Psychology
Additional info: Career and Technical Education (CTE)
School accessibility description: Fully Accessible
Campus name: Washington Irving Educational Campus
School Number: M460
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 106
Council district: 2
Census tract: 50
About Union Square Academy for Health Sciences
Address: 40 Irving Place, Manhattan NY 10003 (40.735361,-73.987064)
Phone number: 212-253-3110
Fax number: 212-253-3108
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, W to 14th St-Union Square
Bus lines near the school: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM10, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M1, M101, M102, M103, M14A, M14D, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M23-SBS, M3, M34-SBS, M34A-SBS, M55, M8, M9, QM21, X1, X10, X10B, X12, X14, X17, X2, X27, X28, X37, X38, X42, X5, X63, X64, X68, X7, X9
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Experiential Learning: Students complete projects and activities that reflect the real-world tasks of professionals in health science careers.
Advisory Program: Peer Group Connection for 9th grade and iMentor program for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade into Freshman year of college.
Work-Based Learning Program: 12th grade students participate in internships in the healthcare industry (hospitals, dental clinics, pharmacies)
College Bound Initiative (CBI): CBI counselors ensure awareness, access, and financial aid awards for college bound students.
Community Partners: Vineyard Theater; Battery Dance Company; Cleary Law Firm, NYU College of Dentistry, St. Johns University, YMCA