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Talent Unlimited High School

Talent Unlimited High School is a coeducational public audition 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

Talent Unlimited High School says

Talent Unlimited High School is a small school comprised of 450 students from culturally diverse backgrounds who come from all five boroughs. We are a caring, tight-knit New York City school community located on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Students must audition to demonstrate exceptional talent in the performing arts and be prepared to meet high academic standards. We offer a student-centered, interdiscipinary approach to instruction.

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Curriculum

Students may receive CTE endorsement in the following area: Drama; Other programs include: Work-based Career Performing Arts, specialized courses in Dance, Drama, Vocal & Instrumental Music, Musical Theatre, Honors classes in Arts & Academics, Hunter College Now courses, Professional Training at Martha Graham Dance Center, Arts Internships, College-ready Courses (Robotics, SAT Math Prep, Precalculus, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Algebra II/Trig, Exploring the Arts partnerships, TDF Open Doors & Stage Doors, American Folk Art & Metropolitan Museum of Art programs, HD Met Opera program, ISO, All-City Jazz Band program site, Western Wind Vocal Ensemble, MTV, Union Settlement-college program

Programs

Students study modern and ballet technique, choreography, repertory, pointe, pilates, anatomy, and dance history; comprehensive program that includes junior and senior internships and performances at all grade levels.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 24

Admission Method: Audition

Students study movement for actors, voice and speech, theatre history, scene and monologue study, communication skills, stage production and performance repertory; opportunity to perform in a variety of venues.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 30

Admission Method: Audition

Students study music theory and history and have the opportunity to perform in a variety of ensembles, including concert band, string ensemble, jazz band, and orchestra.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 20

Admission Method: Audition

Students are transformed into “triple threat” performers who learn to sing, dance and act in a variety of venues; emphasis on vocal technique, scene study, movement, ensemble and solo performance.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 24

Admission Method: Audition

Students study music theory, vocal technique, and music history; opportunity to perform in a variety of vocal ensembles.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 30

Admission Method: Audition

Transportation

Buses: M1, M101, M15, M31, M57, M66, M72, M98, Q101, Q32, Q60

Trains: 6 to 68th St - Hunter College; 4, 5, N, Q, R to Lexington Av/59 St; F to Lexington Av/63 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

  • Open to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

92% of students graduate from Talent Unlimited High School

Test Scores

1416 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 472
SAT Verbal 469
SAT Writing 475

NYC Report Card

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Environment
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Progress
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Performance
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Overall Score
A
College and Career Readiness

Awards

Talent Unlimited High School received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 491
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 103
10 217
11 80
12 91

Talent Unlimited 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 Talent Unlimited High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 19 : 1
Gender 21% Male / 79% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

55% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Talent Unlimited High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 20%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Hispanic/Latino 40%
Black or African American 36%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 2 incidents of bullying last year at Talent Unlimited High School, which equals 0.004 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Arista, Career-based Internships, Chess, Citywide performances in Vocal Music, Community Service Outreach, Dance, Drama, Extended Day Tutoring in all academic and arts subjects, Film, Gospel Choir, Hip-Hop, Improv Comedy, Mentoring, Musical Theatre & Instrumental Music, SAT Prep, Saturday School, School Newspaper, Step Team, Student Government, Weight Room, Yearbook
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Film Club
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
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