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American Sign Language and English Secondary School

American Sign Language and English Secondary School 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

American Sign Language and English Secondary School says

Our students are educated in a Dual Language environment, where they learn American Sign Language in addition to the New York State Regents curriculum. Students are expected to graduate with second-language proficiency.

Curriculum

Small class sizes, Pre-College Now for ninth grade, College Now, summer programs at various colleges, intensive instruction in American Sign Language, collaboration with The School of Cooperative Technical Education for juniors and seniors interested in taking more intensive technical or vocational courses, community-based internships

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 69

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Interview

Required Grades

  • Math: 75-100
  • Science: 75-100
  • Social Studies: 75-100
  • English: 75-100

Transportation

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

Trains: 4, 5, Q to 14th St-Union Square; 6, N, R to 23rd St; L to 3rd 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

  • Priority to 47 American Sign Language & English Lower School students
  • Then to New York City residents who know or are interested in learning American Sign Language

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

70% of students graduate from American Sign Language and English Secondary School

Test Scores

1182 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 400
SAT Verbal 395
SAT Writing 387

NYC Report Card

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Environment
C
Progress
F
Performance
B
Overall Score
C
College and Career Readiness
  • American Sign Language

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 175
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 49
10 61
11 38
12 22
Ungraded 5

American Sign Language and English Secondary School'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 American Sign Language and English Secondary School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 42% Male / 58% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

80% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at American Sign Language and English Secondary School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 6%
Hispanic/Latino 59%
Black or African American 33%
Asian 2%
Bullying

There were 3 incidents of bullying last year at American Sign Language and English Secondary School, which equals 0.0191 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Academic Bowl, ACT and SAT Test Preparation, After-school Mentoring and Tutoring, American Sign Language (ASL), Artist-in-Residence from Children's Museum of the Arts, Arts and Crafts, Boys Club, Chess, Comic Books, Community and Museum Internships, Computer-Photoshop, Conflict Resolution, Dance, Drama, Girls Club, Knitting, Mock Debates, One-on-one tutoring in all subjects, Peer Mediation, Regents Test Preparation, School Newspaper (in print and video), Student Council, Student Discussion Boards, Video Production and Editing, Visits to American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreted Broadway shows, Weight Room, Yearbook
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Debate
  • Drama Club
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Basketball
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