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The Facing History School

525 West 50 Th Street Manhattan, NY 10019

More about The Facing History School

Population 451 students
School Type High
Grades 9th-12th
2013 Progress
Report
B
Avg. Attendance Rate 84%
Advanced Placement Courses
  • English Literature and Composition
  • United States History
Language Classes
  • French
  • Spanish
Program Highlights
  • Advisory
  • Habits of Learning Portfolio
  • New York City Writing Project
  • Senior Institute
  • Project-based Learning
  • Balanced Literacy Program
  • Honors Classes; Block scheduling - classes are 70 minutes in duration; students are expected to complete: 9th/10th grade portfolio presentations in January and June for all subjects; 11th grade panels in all subjects; 12th grade Senior Performance-based assessment tasks and a Senior Project and Portfolio
Artistic Extracurriculars
  • Photography
  • Poetry
  • Visual Arts
  • Audio
  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Video
  • Audio
  • Student Government
  • Counseling
  • Conflict Resolution
Clubs
  • MOST; additional clubs are created based on student interest.
Academic Extracurriculars
  • Will be based on student interest
Cultural & Arts Partners)
  • Urban Arts
  • City As Peace
  • News Literacy Project
Hospital Partnerships
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
Higher Education Partnerships
  • New York University (NYU) Steinhardt School of Education
  • Lehman College
  • Columbia University
  • Borough of Manhattan Community College
Non-Profit Opportunities
  • New Visions for Public Schools
  • We The Children
  • Global Kids
  • The Door
  • Project Stay
  • The Children's Aid Society
  • Urban Justice Center
Other Partnerships
  • Facing History and Ourselves
Community Organization Partners
  • The Urban League
  • CityKids
  • Project Unity
  • Peer Health Exchange
Sports
  • Activities to be formed based on student interest
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  • Performance5 Average
  • Satisfaction 6 Average
  • Diversity 4 Average
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Performance Statistics
SAT Scores 1116 / 2400
Average
Regents English
62%
Below Average
Regents Rate
46%
Average
10-Credit Rate
78%
Average
Weighted Diploma Rate 210.6 / 350
Average
College Enrollment Rate 51.8 / 100
Average