Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics

260 Pleasant Ave
New York, NY 10029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics serves 1,550 students in grades 9-12.
Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 96% (which is higher than the New York state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,550 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics's student population of 1,550 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
94 teachers
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School Rankings

Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics is 0.70, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1579 out of 4093 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
55%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
21%
10%
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Hispanic
46%
29%
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Black
19%
16%
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White
10%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
97%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics's ranking?
Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics is ranked #1579 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics often compared to?
Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematicsis often viewed alongside schools like Park East High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
96% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics?
The graduation rate of Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics is 97%, which is higher than the New York state average of 85%.
How many students attend Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics?
1,550 students attend Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Asian, 19% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics?
Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics offer ?
Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics part of?
Manhattan Center For Science & Mathematics is part of New York City Geographic District # 4 School District.

School Reviews

5   8/25/2023
Rigorous instruction, dedicated, supportive, and strong teachers, dynamic principal, academically focused students, friendly atmosphere, kind and compassionate student body.
- Posted by Parent - N. M
2   4/21/2023
Wonderful caring teachers and great administration. Top Notch!
- Posted by Parent - Nina

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,550 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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