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Richard R Green High School of Teaching

Richard R Green High School of Teaching is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Richard R. Green High School is located in an historic building overlooking Bowling Green, Battery Park and New York Harbor. Students have a choice to enroll in either the Teaching Academy or the Liberal Arts Academy. Our Teaching Academy is designed to develop a lasting commitment to education and students have the opportunity to participate in off-site internships working directly with young students. The Liberal Arts Academy provides students with opportunities to develop as mentors and offers a range of engaging electives that build transferrable skills. The school has a rich array of college preparatory programs.

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The Teaching Academy offers Teaching Internships & Education courses; The Liberal Arts Program offers Mentoring, Internships & Elective classes; Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a 4-year college readiness program that accelerates student learning; College for Every Student (CFES) is a 4-year program for underserved youth preparing them to gain access to, & succeed in college; College Now provides free courses at Hunter College; The Future Project brings together students & coaches who design & build individual future projects around their personal aspirations; The Paraprofessional Training Program certifies students with disabilities as substitute paras


Participation in a teaching program including elective courses and field experiences supporting careers in education. Internship is an off-site field experience; students leave the building to work directly with elementary school children and teachers.

Program Specialization: Teaching

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 80

Admission Method: Educational option

Participation in a general elective program that provides a series of elective classes, career exploration, internships and externships for students.

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 80

Admission Method: Educational option


Buses: M15, M15-SBS, M20, M5

Trains: 4, 5 to Bowling Green; J, Z to Broad St; A, C to Fulton St-Broadway-Nassau; 1, R to Rector St; 2, 3 to Wall St; 1, R to Whitehall St-South Ferry; E to World Trade Center



Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



Admission Priorities

  • Open to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



72% of students graduate from Richard R Green High School of Teaching

Test Scores

1195 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 384
SAT Verbal 408
SAT Writing 403

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP United States History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 600
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 215
10 170
11 94
12 121
Ungraded 1

Richard R Green High School of Teaching'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 Richard R Green High School of Teaching's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 16 : 1
Gender 32% Male / 68% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

77% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Richard R Green High School of Teaching.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 2%
Hispanic/Latino 60%
Black or African American 35%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

There were 13 incidents of bullying last year at Richard R Green High School of Teaching, which equals 0.0213 incidents per student.


Art, Band, Bank of America Future Leaders, Book Club, College for Every Student (CFES), College MAP, Cooking, Fed Challenge, Future Teachers Club, Green Times Newsletter, The Future Project, New York Cares, Peer Tutoring, Peer Mediation Center, Photography, Science Club, Senior Activities, Step, Student Government Organization, The Dream Team, Yearbook
  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Photography Club
  • Student Government
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Basketball
  • Softball
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