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High School for Health Professions and Human Services

High School for Health Professions and Human Services 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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Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

High School for Health Professions and Human Services says

Our school is dedicated to providing challenging academic standards in professional health career settings through our academic program which prepares our students to enter the world of health care with scientific knowledge, ethics, integrity and compassion. Our students are provided with a well-rounded high school experience including extracurricular activities, opportunities to enter science-related competitions, and an extensive sports program. Advanced Placement courses as well as an array of electives offer enrichment in all subject areas. Students have the opportunity to complete a three-year internship program exposing them to the health careers and related services fields.

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Curriculum

Medical Science Research through State University of New York (SUNY) Albany offers students an opportunity to receive 12 college credits, Med Laboratory & Assisting, Syracuse University Project Advance, Nutrition and Exercise Science, Forensic Science, Kinesiology and Sports Medicine, Medical Biology, Medical Ethics, Medical Illustrations, Fellows Program, S3 Science Program, College Now, Exploration of Health Occupations and Career Choices, Ballroom Dancing, Drama, Mentors, 9th grade Advisory

Programs

Emphasis on the basic sciences; hands-on laboratory work using state-of-the-art equipment and computer research in laboratory analyses in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and maintenance of health.

Program Specialization: Health Professions

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 225

Admission Method: Educational option

Entrance Requirements: Interview

A 3-year program beginning in 10th grade with SUNY Albany (12 college credits), on Scientific Research under the mentorship of professionals at partner facilities, internships and preparation for Intel Expo; credit-bearing college coursework.

Program Specialization: Health Professions

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 157

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades For Incoming Students

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

Transportation

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

Trains: 4, 5, 6, N, Q, R to 14th St-Union Square; L to 1st 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

  • Open to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

87% of students graduate from High School for Health Professions and Human Services

Test Scores

1306 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 449
SAT Verbal 429
SAT Writing 428

NYC Report Card

B
Environment
B
Progress
B
Performance
B
Overall Score
A
College and Career Readiness

Awards

High School for Health Professions and Human Services received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Comparative Government and Politics
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,763
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 560
10 511
11 375
12 316
Ungraded 1

High School for Health Professions and Human Services'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 Health Professions and Human Services's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 23 : 1
Gender 29% Male / 71% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

89% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at High School for Health Professions and Human Services.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 50%
Black or African American 24%
Asian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 26 incidents of bullying last year at High School for Health Professions and Human Services, which equals 0.0151 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

After-school Tutoring, Art, Ballroom Dancing, Band, Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC, Book Club, Cheerleading, Chess, Comprehensive Development Corporation (Naviance: Online College Tracking Tool), Computer, Creative Writing, Dance Club, Dancing Classrooms High School Rainbow Team Match Competition, Digital Photography, Festival of the Arts, Friends of Latin America (FOLA), Gay/Straight Alliance, Government, Leadership Class, Multicultural Shows, National Honor Society, Nursing, Pace Liberty Partnership, Peer Tutoring, Poetry, Printmaking, REACH (Rewarding Achievement - Incentive program for Advanced Placement courses), Recipe Writing/Cooking, Rise to College, SAT Prep, School Newspaper, Science Research, Senior Class Government, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) Scholars Program, Student Government, Teen Talk, Trips to Theater Productions, United Nations, Webmasters, Weight Training, Word Game, Yearbook
  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Cheerleading
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama/Theater
  • Honor Society
  • Photography Club
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Handball
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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