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Humanities Preparatory Academy

351 West 18 Street Manhattan, NY 10011

More about Humanities Preparatory Academy

Population 192 students
School Type High
Grades 9th-12th
2013 Progress
Report
A
Avg. Attendance Rate 0%
Language Classes
  • French
  • Spanish
Program Highlights
  • Innovative courses with multi-age grouping and engaging themes including Science and Society
  • Violence and Peace
  • the History of Math
  • Poetry Coffeehouse; College courses
  • College prep workshops
  • SAT prep courses
  • Community Action Internships
  • Outward Bound activities
  • special initiatives of the New York Performance Standards Consortium
  • The New York City Writing Project
  • interest-based/community action trips to cities including Montreal
  • New Orleans (after Katrina)
  • Washington
  • D.C.
Artistic Extracurriculars
  • Visual and Performing Arts Society
  • Prep Choir
  • Prep Musicals
  • Fairness Committee
  • Mediation
  • Restorative Justice Models for Staff
  • Staff Hiring Committee
  • Critical Friends Groups
  • Staff Inquiry Groups
  • Distributive/Democratic Leadership
  • Consensus-based Decision-making
Clubs
  • Student Government
  • Student Activities Committee
  • NYC Outward Bound Adventure
  • Yoga and Nia Dance
  • Sailing
  • PrepCorps
  • Robotics
  • Faculty Hiring Committee
  • Shakespeare Society
  • HumaniTube
  • HealthWise
  • The Great Saunter
  • The Great Sweep
  • Musical Groups/Bands
Cultural & Arts Partners)
  • Center for Arts Education
  • Kitchen Performing Arts Center
  • Nuyorican Poets Cafe
  • PEN American Center
Hospital Partnerships
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
Higher Education Partnerships
  • Baruch College
  • Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts
  • Hunter College
  • New York University
Non-Profit Opportunities
  • Coalition of Essential Schools
  • New Visions for Public Schools
  • New York Performance Standards Consortium
  • Action Center to End World Hunger
Community Organization Partners
  • NYC Outward Bound
  • The Lesbian
  • Gay
  • Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Community Center (aka "The Center")
  • The NYC Writing Project
  • The Lineage Foundation
  • Hudson River Community Sailing
  • HealthCorps
Corporate Partners
  • Google (FIRST Robotics Program); D.E. Shaw
Sports
  • Table Tennis (Ping-Pong)
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  • Satisfaction 5 Average
  • Diversity 6 Average
5/9 Results from the city's annual survey of parents, teachers and students, along with other measures of the school's environment. View All Data »
Satisfaction
Academic Expectations 7.5 / 10
Average
Safety 7.7 / 10
Average
Engagement 7.2 / 10
Average
Communications 6.4 / 10
Below Average
Student-Teacher Ratio 17 : 1 / 30
Average
Experienced Teachers
65%
Average
Teachers With a Master's Degree
82%
Average
Average Teacher Pay $64,348
Below Average
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