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High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies

High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies 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

High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies says

At the High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies, Chinese (Mandarin) speaking English Language Learners and English proficient students can learn both languages while preparing for college and careers. The school has a challenging curriculum that includes enriched math and science courses and opportunities to participate in a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) classes by junior year. Asia-related topics are woven into the academic curriculum in all the subject areas. Dual Language students are expected to exceed city and state standards and demonstrate positive cross-cultural behavior while achieving skills that are needed for today's global market. English proficient and English Language Learners are integrated during instructional times and there is instruction in both languages. All students are expected to comprehend, speak, read and write in English and Chinese by the time they graduate.

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Curriculum

Four-year Chinese Language Program, History, Music, Arts, Extended Day Program (Tutoring, Arts, Chinese), College Now

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Screened: language & academics

Entrance Requirements: Writing Sample

Required Grades

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

Transportation

Buses: M103, M14AD, M15, M15-SBS, M21, M22, M9

Trains: F, J, M, Z to Delancey St-Essex St; B, D to Grand 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

  • Open to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

89% of students graduate from High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies

Test Scores

1424 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 581
SAT Verbal 412
SAT Writing 431

NYC Report Card

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

Awards

High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies received a Gold award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Chinese Language and Culture
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Statistics
  • AP United States History
  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 352
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 93
10 100
11 83
12 76

High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies'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 High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 12 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

86% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 2%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 89%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Extracurriculars

Academic Enrichment, Art, Bridge, Chess, Chinese Culture and Enrichment, College Prep, Gallery Exhibits, Intramural Basketball, Kaplan SAT Prep, Math Research, Math Team, Peer Tutoring, Ping-Pong, PM School, Saturday Cultural Discovery Program (Explore NYC), Saturday ESL Classes
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Math Team
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Handball
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Handball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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