High School for Environmental Studies

448 West 56th St, New York, NY 10019 | (212) 262-8113
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,421
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,421 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 448 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019
  • Principal or Admin: Shirley Matthews

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,421
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 72.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 693 (48.8%)
  • Females: 728 (51.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
High School for Environmental Studies Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.07%
Black24717.4%
Asian22315.7%
Hispanic77554.5%
White17512.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For High School for Environmental Studies
  Number Percent
9th Grade35424.9%
10th Grade38126.8%
11th Grade30521.5%
12th Grade28319.9%
Ungraded986.9%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
76.0%
District:
66.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
80.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
3.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
89.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
4.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
8.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
17.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
17.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
17.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
13.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
37.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
8.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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