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Institute for Collaborative Education

Institute for Collaborative Education is a coeducational public school for students in grades 6 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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The Institute for Collaborative Education (ICE) is founded on the principles of the Coalition of Essential Schools and is a member of the New York State Performance Standards Consortium. As a progressive school, our courses and units of study are inquiry-based and designed to develop students' critical thinking skills. Students engage in academically challenging performance-based assessment tasks and projects that demonstrate their understanding of course material. ICE provides students additional advanced learning opportunities through our collaborations and partnerships with local universities, colleges and community-based organizations.


Seven-year (6th-12th grade) academic program that culminates in Performance-based Assessment Task Graduation Requirements in all core subject areas: History, Literature, Math, Science & Spanish; Senior Circle Electives have included: Multimedia Technology, Songwriting/Poetry, Studio; Digital & Performing Arts, Photography, Intro to Psychology/Philosophy; Math Magic, Health and Nutrition Awareness, Computer Game Programming; Music, Studio Art, 7-year Music program featuring MS and HS Jazz Band and multiple ensembles, Neuroscience program, Collaboration with The City University of New York (CUNY) and New York University (NYU) Neuroscience Labs

Program Overview

Humanities (History & Literature), Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Spanish, Arts & Electives.

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 61

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades

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


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



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 New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



84% of students graduate from Institute for Collaborative Education

Test Scores

1424 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 465
SAT Verbal 492
SAT Writing 467

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 489
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 61
7 64
8 93
9 63
10 71
11 73
12 64

Institute for Collaborative Education'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 Institute for Collaborative Education's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 20 : 1
Gender 55% Male / 45% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

20% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Institute for Collaborative Education.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 55%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 18%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 10%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2%

There were 2 incidents of bullying last year at Institute for Collaborative Education, which equals 0.004 incidents per student.


Big Sibs/Little Sibs Peer Mentoring, Advisory System, Chemistry, Chess, College Bound, Craftmatics, Dance, Japanese Appreciation, Leadership, Literary Magazine, Mathletes, Music, NeuroScience Brain Bee, New York Urban Debate League, Ethnomusicology, Film Studies, Outdoors Experience, Performance Perspectives, Photography, Songwriting, Studio Art, Technology, Think College Now, Youth Media
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  • Photography Club
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