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Life Sciences Secondary School

320 East 96 Street Manhattan, NY 10128

More about Life Sciences Secondary School

Population 717 students
School Type Secondary
Grades 6th-12th
2013 Progress
Report
C/B
Avg. Attendance Rate 92%
Advanced Placement Courses
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • English Language and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • Spanish Language
  • World History
Language Classes
  • French
  • Spanish
Program Highlights
  • DNA Technology and Forensic Sciences (through a Vocational and Technical Education Act (V-TEA) state grant); Lectures
  • Demonstrations
  • Clinical Seminars
  • Tutorials
  • Mentoring
  • Research and Clinical Electives for academic enrichment and to augment science inquiry (through "Center For Excellence in Youth Education" at Mount Sinai School of Medicine); College Now
  • Interactive Classroom for the Gifted
Artistic Extracurriculars
  • Instrumental Music
  • Chorus
  • Painting
  • Digital Creations
  • Sculpture
  • Three-dimensional Productions
  • Dance
  • Student Government
  • Arista
  • Tutoring
  • In-House Peer Tutoring
Clubs
  • Cheerleading Squad
  • Photography
  • Web-Design
  • Tennis
  • Gardening
  • Fitness
  • Art
  • Forensic Science
  • Computer
  • Step Team
Academic Extracurriculars
  • Debate Team
  • Chess
  • School Newspaper
  • Model United Nations
  • Library Squad
  • Kaplan College Prep
Cultural & Arts Partners)
  • The Acting Company
  • United Nations
  • Disney on Broadway
Hospital Partnerships
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
Higher Education Partnerships
  • Hunter College
  • The City College of New York
  • Columbia University
  • New York University (Metropolitan Center for Urban Education)
Financial Institution Partners
  • JP Morgan Chase
Community Organization Partners
  • The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
  • Asphalt Green
  • 96th Street Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
  • New York City Public Library (96th Street Branch)
Corporate Partners
  • Federated Department Stores
  • Estée Lauder
  • Sense of Smell Institute
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  • Performance4 Average
  • Satisfaction 5 Average
  • Diversity 5 Average
4/9 Key indicators of this school's performance, including test scores and graduation rates. View All Data »
Performance Statistics
SAT Scores 1223 / 2400
Average
Regents English
70%
Average
Regents Mathematics
59%
Average
Regents Science
51%
Average
Regents History
61%
Average
6th Grade English 285 / 425
Average
6th Grade Math 294 / 425
Average
7th Grade English 285 / 425
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7th Grade Math 282 / 425
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8th Grade English 284 / 425
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8th Grade Math 279 / 425
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Regents Rate
58%
Average
10-Credit Rate
82%
Average
Weighted Diploma Rate 159.5 / 350
Average
Regents Completion 51.4 / 100
Average
College Enrollment Rate 39.7 / 100
Average