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Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing

Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing is a coeducational public audition school for students in grades 6 through 12.

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

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Overview

Overview

Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing says

Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing & Visual Arts is composed of five arts studios: Dance, Drama, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music and the Visual Arts. All students wishing to attend Wadleigh must audition for one of these studios. Students may be programmed for an Extended Day, as necessary, to fulfill both their academic and studio requirements. Our studios provide opportunities for our students to develop their talents in the arts as they pursue academic excellence. They will graduate from Wadleigh with a New York State Advanced Regents diploma.

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Curriculum

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), College Now, Saturday Academy, Financial Literacy, Literary Media Program, Homework Help

Programs

Modern Dance, Jazz, African and Tap.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 32

Admission Method: Audition

Acting, Voice and Diction, Dramatic Literature.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 32

Admission Method: Audition

Music Electives such as Violin, Band, Orchestra, and Woodwinds.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 20

Admission Method: Audition

Drawing, watercolor, painting, ceramics, multi-arts, sculpture and computer graphics.

Program Specialization: Visual Art & Design

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 32

Admission Method: Audition

Performance in Musical Theatre, Solo Voice, Music History and Chorus.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 32

Admission Method: Audition

Students will be prepared to pass the five required NYS Regents. Students will also earn an Advanced Regents diploma. A College level equivalency course in precalculus will be offered to help prepare students for entry into a four-year college program.

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 32

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: M1, M10, M102, M11, M116, M2, M3, M4, M7

Trains: 2, 3, B, C to 116th St

Finance

Finance

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

Admissions

Admissions

Entrance Requirements

  • Audition

Admission Priorities

  • Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • Then to Districts 3, 5 and 6 students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents
  • For M26W only: a. Priority to continuing 8th graders b. Then to Districts 3, 5, and 6 students or residents who attend an information session c. Then to New York City residents who attend an information session d. Then to Districts 3, 5, and 6 students or residents e. Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

72% of students graduate from Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing

Test Scores

1109 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 368
SAT Verbal 371
SAT Writing 370

NYC Report Card

D
Environment
D
Progress
C
Performance
C
Overall Score
D
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 510
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 31
7 25
8 34
9 178
10 106
11 71
12 64
Ungraded 1

Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing '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 Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing 's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 16 : 1
Gender 39% Male / 61% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

78% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing .

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Hispanic/Latino 39%
Black or African American 60%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 38 incidents of bullying last year at Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing , which equals 0.0718 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

American Social Democracy Professional Development, Culinary Arts, Dance Company, Geriatric Program, Hip-Hop Dance, Mentoring in Medicine: Science and Exploration Program, Mock Trial, Modeling and Fashion, Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem (NDS), Photography, Play Production, Poetry, Spoken Word, Student Government, The Carmel Hill Fund (Accelerated Reading), Yearbook
  • Art Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Mock Trial
  • Photography Club
  • Student Government
  • Yearbook
  • Basketball
  • Basketball
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