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School of the Future High School

School of the Future High School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 6 through 12.

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


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School of the Future High School says

The School of the Future is a student-centered and challenging academic school with the goal of preparing all graduates to enter the college or profession of their choice. Our students learn to think critically and solve problems in a supportive environment. We challenge our students to exceed the expectations set by the New York State Board of Regents by preparing them for research-based exhibition presentations in order to graduate.


Technology and Laptop Project, Exchange Programs to Costa Rica and Spain, School trips to Paris, Costa Rica, Tokyo, and China; free college classes offered through our partners, Internships, Honors Classes; Electives in documentary filmmaking, theater and theater set design, Master Renaissance Art Class

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades

  • Math: 85-100
  • Science: 85-100
  • Social Studies: 85-100
  • English: 85-100


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

Trains: 4, 5, L, Q to 14th St-Union Square; 6, F, M, N, R to 23rd St



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



Admission Priorities

  • Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • Then to District 2 students or residents
  • Then to Manhattan students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



82% of students graduate from School of the Future High School

Test Scores

1565 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 533
SAT Verbal 517
SAT Writing 515

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 673
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 98
7 102
8 93
9 107
10 107
11 87
12 79

School of the Future High School's relatively even 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 School of the Future High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 16 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

30% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at School of the Future High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 38%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 6%
Hispanic/Latino 26%
Black or African American 12%
Asian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

There were 8 incidents of bullying last year at School of the Future High School, which equals 0.0118 incidents per student.


The Extended Day Program includes Arts, Technology, and Academic Enrichment, After-school Tutoring, Reading Intervention, Rooftop Garden, SAT Prep, Art, Band, Dance, Theater. Clubs: Debate Team, Chorus, Drama, Yearbook, Gay-Straight Alliance, Student Senate, Think-Tank, Ski & Snowboard, School Newspaper, Photography, Science
  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Debate
  • Drama Club
  • Drama/Theater
  • Photography Club
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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