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Vanguard High School

Overview written by the school: Vanguard High School offers a challenging college preparatory program in a close-knit and nurturing environment. Access to technology, arts, extracurricular activities, and travel opportunities through our partnerships enable our students to develop as analytical, articulate, and reflective citizens who care about and engage with the world around them to make positive change. We support our students in pursuing internships and connect them to mentors, opportunities, and programs and start yearly college exploration in 9th grade. At Vanguard, you will develop your own perspective, connect with a diverse group of peers, and express yourself in a safe and welcoming environment where you are known and cared about and your voice is valued.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 79% (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: 87% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 59% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 91% 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: College Preparatory
Code: M95A
Program description: Students' growth in understanding and thinking is assessed by researching, writing, presenting, and defending portfolios in math, science, history and literary analysis and working on in-depth projects. Students also complete an autobiography portfolio, using oral and visual components.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 87
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1056
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 12
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 306
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 13

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance

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): Girls Empowerment Group, Vanguardians for Equity (Expanded Success Initiative), Girls Who Code, International Day, Leadership and PE Programs at Vanderbilt YMCA, Lincoln Center Theater, Rainbow Vibe Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Tutors and Counseling at Liberty Partnership-Hunter College, Upward Bound, Vanguard Movement Dance Company, Vanguard Student Government, Yearbook and Young Men's Group
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, 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, Soccer, 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
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: 427
Start time: 8:40am
End time: 3:10pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Human Geography, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation
Bbat: 1

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Lenox Hill-Roosevelt Island
Neighborhood: Lenox Hill
Campus name: Julia Richman Educational Campus
School Number: M480
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 108
Council district: 5
Census tract: 118
BIN: 1083343
BBL: 1014420001

About Vanguard High School

Contacts

Address: 317 EAST 67TH STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10065
Latitude: 40.765359
Longitude: -73.960059
Phone number: 212-517-5175
Fax number: 212-517-5334
School email: [email protected]
Website: vanguardnyc.net
Subway lines near the school: 4, 5, N, R, W to 59th St-Lexington Ave; 6 to 68th St-Hunter College; Q to 72nd St; F to Lexington Ave
Bus lines near the school: BxM1, BxM10, BxM11, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M1, M101, M102, M103, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M3, M31, M4, M57, M66, M72, M98, Q101, Q32, Q60, QM2, QM20, QM3

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District Borough Number: 
02M449
Academic opportunities: 

Graduation required Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBATs) in Math, Science, Literature, and History; ELA Regents also required

Extensive College Preparation: SAT and ACT Prep; CUNY College Now; Advanced Placement; Yearly College Trips; 1-on-1 College Counseling

Computer Science for All School with Four-Year Science and Math Curriculum: Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, Epidemiology, Biopsychology, Robotics, Computer Science

Electives: Student-designed and Co-Taught Courses; Visual Art w/College Portfolio Preparation, Foreign Policy, Ethnic Studies, Technology, Finance, Hip Hop Studies, Physical Conditioning

Students stay in same advisory for all four years, enabling us to get to know students and families well and support student growth; daily tutoring

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