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High School for Language and Diplomacy

High School for Language and Diplomacy is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 11.

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Education Quality
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Cost Of Living
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Climate
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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

High School for Language and Diplomacy says

A member of the Asia Society International Studies Schools Network, our school will teach all of our students the meaning and skills of being an Ambassador. Through a challenging academic program that provides opportunities for international exchange, travel and public service, our students will learn the art and craft of international diplomacy as well as develop their technology and communication skills. Students will also be given the opportunity to achieve proficiency in Mandarin Chinese through an intensive, engaging program designed for students of all levels, including those who have never studied the language before.

Curriculum

Intensive Chinese Language Program for all students, Honors and Pre-AP Classes, International Exchanges, Advisory, Interdisciplinary Support

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: M1, M101, M103, M14AD, M15, M2, M23, M3, M34A-SBS, M5, M8, M9

Trains: 1, 2, 3, F, M to 14th St; 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R to 14th St-Union Square; L to 3rd Av

Finance

Finance

Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Admissions

Admissions

Admission Priorities

  • Priority to Manhattan students or residents who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City residents who attend an information session
  • Then to Manhattan students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP Comparative Government and Politics
  • AP Human Geography
  • American Sign Language
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Arabic (Online)
  • Urdu (Online)

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 241
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 108
10 54
11 78
Ungraded 1

High School for Language and Diplomacy's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing High School for Language and Diplomacy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 13 : 1
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

80% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at High School for Language and Diplomacy.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Hispanic/Latino 33%
Black or African American 16%
Asian 45%
Bullying

There were 7 incidents of bullying last year at High School for Language and Diplomacy, which equals 0.044 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Anime Club, Book Club, Chess, Embassy Program, Freedom Ride Program, Japanese, Journalism, Language Exchange Program, Model United Nations (MUN), Peer Mediation, Saturday Seminars, Service Club, Student Government, Tech Squad, Tutoring; as we expand, we plan to offer opportunities for student art, music, and digital photography
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Photography Club
  • Student Government
  • Handball
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Outdoor Track
  • Volleyball
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