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Manhattan Center for Science and Math

Manhattan Center for Science and Math 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

Manhattan Center for Science and Math says

Our school is proud to provide a challenging curriculum in a close-knit environment. Our offerings and high standards enable students to competitively apply to the nation's most selective colleges and universities, and our teachers know our students individually, providing each one with personalized attention and guidance. Student programs focus on four years of science and math with a broad base of liberal arts. In collaboration with major universities, we provide our students with the opportunity to study abroad in Singapore, Vietnam and China. In school and abroad, our students participate in scientific research with university mentors, some of which has resulted in publication.

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Curriculum

International Student and Teacher Exchange Program (ISTEP), Advanced Science Research, Multiple sections of Advanced Placement courses, Forensics, Environmental Studies, Astronomy, Horticulture, Psychology, Financial Algebra, Java Programming, Constitutional Law, Business Law, DECA, Robotics, College Now, Project Boost (college tour program), Model UN, Comprehensive after-school program for tutoring and clubs, SAT Tutoring, SEO Scholars, Columbia University Double Discovery Program

Programs

All students are required to take a 4-year sequence in mathematics and science while attending Manhattan Center.

Program Specialization: Science and Math

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 378

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 85-100
  • Science: 85-100
  • Social Studies: 80-100
  • English: 80-100

This program is taught in Bilingual Spanish: all students are required to take a 4-year sequence in mathematics and science while attending Manhattan Center.

Program Specialization: Science and Math

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 34

Admission Method: Screened: language & academics

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 85-100
  • Science: 85-100
  • Social Studies: 80-100
  • English: 80-100

Transportation

Buses: M101, M102, M106, M116, M15, M35, M98

Trains: 2, 3, 6 to 116th St ; 4, 5 to 125th 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

Admission Priorities

  • Priority to students attending Isaac Newton Middle School for Math & Science
  • Then to District 4 students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents
  • For M16K only: Open only to students whose home language is Spanish

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

90% of students graduate from Manhattan Center for Science and Math

Test Scores

1430 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 514
SAT Verbal 461
SAT Writing 455

NYC Report Card

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

Awards

Manhattan Center for Science and Math received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • Spanish

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,645
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 358
10 424
11 455
12 407
Ungraded 1

Manhattan Center for Science and Math'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 Manhattan Center for Science and Math's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 22 : 1
Gender 46% Male / 54% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

81% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Manhattan Center for Science and Math.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 58%
Black or African American 20%
Asian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Bullying

There were 23 incidents of bullying last year at Manhattan Center for Science and Math, which equals 0.0134 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

ASPIRA, Astronomy Club, Band, Book Club, buildOn, Cheerleaders Club, Chess Club, College & Professional Readiness Club, Crochet Club, Dance Group, Drama, Gay/Straight Alliance, Girl's Soccer Club, Glee Club, Greenhouse Club, Math Team, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, One Movement, Red Cross, Robotics, Spanish Club, Spartans Tae Kwan-Do, Step, Yu-Gi-Oh, Zumba
  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Honor Society
  • Math Team
  • Robotics
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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