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Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and Creative Arts

Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and Creative Arts is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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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

Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and Creative Arts says

The mission of our school is to empower students with the knowledge of Science, Mathematics and Humanities through the use of technology. There is a strong emphasis on academic excellence, college experiences, community service and career planning before graduation.

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Curriculum

Digital Media, Networking, Web Design, Introduction to Computers, Journalism, Introduction to Video Production, Multimedia Journalism,Shakespeare, Science Research, Forensic Science, Robotics, Anatomy & Physiology, College Now, Law, Organic Chemisty, Psychology, Drama

Programs

Challenging academic program that prepares students for majors in scientific studies at competitive universities.

Program Specialization: Science and Math

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 68

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 80-100
  • Science: 80-100
  • Social Studies: 80-100
  • English: 80-100

Challenging courses in writing, research, social sciences, humanities and the arts.

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 34

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 80-100
  • Science: 80-100
  • Social Studies: 80-100
  • English: 80-100

Challenging courses in the field of engineering.

Program Specialization: Engineering

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 68

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 80-100
  • Science: 80-100
  • Social Studies: 80-100
  • English: 80-100

Focuses on using hands-on and research techniques.

Program Specialization: Science and Math

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 88

Admission Method: Educational option

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Transportation

Buses: B103, B25, B26, B38, B41, B52, B54, B57, B61, B62, B65, B67, B69

Trains: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Court St - Borough Hall; B, Q to DeKalb Av; A, C to High St; R to Jay St-MetroTech; F to York 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

Admission Priorities

  • Open to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

73% of students graduate from Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and Creative Arts

Test Scores

1211 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 417
SAT Verbal 399
SAT Writing 395

NYC Report Card

C
Environment
B
Progress
B
Performance
B
Overall Score
A
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Psychology
  • AP United States History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 507
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 125
10 144
11 106
12 131
Ungraded 1

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Student Teacher Ratio 17 : 1
Gender 55% Male / 45% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

66% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and Creative Arts.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 12%
Black or African American 76%
Asian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Bullying

There were 40 incidents of bullying last year at Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and Creative Arts, which equals 0.0632 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Construction and Engineering, Chess, Drama, Drumline, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics, Architecture, Jow-Ile-Bailar Dance Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, National Society of Black Engineers, Peer Mediation, Pre-Nursing, Science, Step Team, Student Government, Technology, Theatre Development Fund Program, Web Design, Creative Writing Club, National Honors Society, Yearbook
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Robotics
  • Student Government
  • Yearbook
  • Cross Country
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Cross Country
  • Indoor Track
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