Graduation Rate: 84% (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: 90% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 71% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 69% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 79% 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: 530
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 9
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 107
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7
Seats 10: No
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): 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, 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: 414
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
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
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