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University Neighborhood High School

Overview written by the school: UNHS is an Early College High School that offers rigorous curricula with individualized access for all, empowering students to prosper in higher education and the work force. Beginning in 10th grade, our students can earn up to 30 tuition-free college credits before graduating high school through CUNY College Now classes offered on-site (12 different courses on-site per year) for both College and High School course credit and 8 Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Our CTE program offers students a choice between Computer Science and Business & Finance. 2019 college acceptances included Yale University, CUNY's, SUNY's and private colleges. In 2018 UNHS was ranked the 15th best High School in NYC by US News and World Report (97th Percentile).
Diplomaendorsements: Math, NYS Seal of Biliteracy, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 94% (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: 86.000001% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 75.999999% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 94.999999% 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: CTE Computer Science or Business & Entrepreneurship
Code: M35A
Program description: Students are offered their choice of a 4 year sequence in either Computer Science, culminating in AP Computer Science, or CTE Business, culminating in College Now Business and Marketing courses. Students choose their track after freshmen year and are able to individualize their program. All eligible students, even those selected through CTE will have access to Early College courses through College Now. See website for full 4 year sequence. Contact our guidance staff with questions.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology; Business
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 63
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 412
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 135
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8

Seats 10: 0
Admissions priority 1: Open 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): 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: Basketball, Bowling, Handball
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Bowling, Softball
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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 492
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:35pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP World History: Modern, AP 2-D Art and Design, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Lower East Side
Neighborhood: Lower East Side

School Number: M446

Community board: 103
Council district: 1
Census tract: 202
BIN: 1003214
BBL: 1002590044

About University Neighborhood High School


Address: 200 Monroe Street, Manhattan NY 10002 (40.712269,-73.984128)
Latitude: 40.712399
Longitude: -73.984497
Phone number: 212-962-4341
Fax number: 212-267-5611
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: F to East Broadway; J, M, Z to Delancey St-Essex St
Bus lines near the school: M14A, M14D, M15, M21, M22, M9, X14, X37, X38

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Early College Program Offers 30 FREE College Credits here at UNHS!

20 College Credit Earning Courses Offered on Campus Per Year (12 College Now & 8 AP)

Highest School Quality Guide Rating for Manhattan HS's for 2018-2019 School Year!

Highest Quality Review Rating for a Manhattan High School in 2019 (8 Well Developed Ratings)

Voluntary Saturday School, Lunch Time and After School Tutoring in ALL Classes!

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