Manhattan/hunter Science High School

122 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Manhattan/hunter Science High School serves 441 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Manhattan/hunter Science High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Manhattan/hunter Science High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Manhattan/hunter Science High School's student population of 441 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Manhattan/hunter Science High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Manhattan/hunter Science High School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#117 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
27%
9%
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Hispanic
33%
27%
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Black
16%
17%
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White
19%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.760.71
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 3 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Manhattan/hunter Science High School is High School For Law Advocacy And Community Justice (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Special Music School (0.1 miles away)
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