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Port Richmond High School

Port Richmond High School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
85
Cost Of Living
76
Climate
76
Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Port Richmond High School says

Using small, interest-based learning communities and a rigorous honors program open to students from all academies, we are a comprehensive community that empowers students to reach their highest academic potential while providing a nurturing environment. All ninth graders participate in the Freshman Academy. During the students' first year, this academy provides a culture of rigorous standards, honors level courses and academic supports that address individual student needs. Our students are exposed to a wide array of extracurricular and athletic activities in combination with a challenging academic program that prepares them for college and the world of work.

Curriculum

Medical Technology, Virtual Enterprise Travel and Tourism, College Now, Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification, Culinary Arts, Communications and Television Media, Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Program, Wagner College Partnership Program, Ninth Grade Success Program, Freshman Academy

Programs

Prepares students to enter careers in educational settings. Students will prepare for the Assessment of Teaching Assistant Skills (ATAS) exam, leading to Teaching Assistant Certification. Opportunities for internships and practical experiences in various subject areas within school settings.

Program Specialization: Teaching

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 68

Admission Method: Educational option

A challenging four-year honors program designed for students with outstanding academic ability; this program provides multiple opportunities for college-level courses, Advanced Placement Courses and inquiry-based learning.

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

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

Prepares students for career opportunities in the Catering and Food Services Industry

Program Specialization: Culinary Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 124

Admission Method: Educational option

Entrance Requirements: Writing Sample

A challenging program that immerses students in a CTE instructional model preparing them for business, economics, finance and career education through the Virtual Enterprise Program and the Hospitality and Tourism Program

Program Specialization: Business

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 68

Admission Method: Educational option

Provides students with the tools, training and experiences required for today’s leadership roles; Drill classes provide the opportunity for students to participate in the National Drill Competition

Program Specialization: JROTC

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 34

Admission Method: Educational option

Medical Technology introduces students to the multitude of occupations and careers available in the medical and health professions; the hands-on program prepares students for college-level courses through lab experience and internships

Program Specialization: Health Professions

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 68

Admission Method: Educational option

Students study various forms of the arts, including television, film, radio, journalism, band, orchestra, guitar, chorus, drawing and painting. Students are prepared for college majors and careers in all areas of the television, visual and performing arts through a strong academic foundation and hands-on experience.

Program Specialization: Communications

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 34

Admission Method: Educational option

A competitive honors program that prepares students for college study in applied mathematics, sciences and related professions. Students complete college-level courses in science and research opportunities, internships, SAT/ACT prep possible.

Program Specialization: Science and Math

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 68

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 85-100
  • Science: 85-100

Program Specialization: Zoned

Admission Method: Zoned

Transportation

Buses: S40, S44, S46, S53, S57, S59, S94

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 Staten Island students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents
  • For Zoned program only: priority to students who live in the zoned area

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

66% of students graduate from Port Richmond High School

Test Scores

1279 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 438
SAT Verbal 424
SAT Writing 417

NYC Report Card

B
Environment
C
Progress
C
Performance
B
Overall Score
A
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Art History
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Comparative Government and Politics
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 2,112
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 910
10 477
11 335
12 389
Ungraded 1

Port Richmond High 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 Port Richmond High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 24 : 1
Gender 55% Male / 45% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

59% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Port Richmond High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 24%
Hispanic/Latino 38%
Black or African American 31%
Asian 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 75 incidents of bullying last year at Port Richmond High School, which equals 0.0329 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Arista-National Honor Society, Art, Chorus, Community Service Projects, Concert, Council for Unity, Cranial Crunch, Culinary Arts, Dance, Drama Club Plays, Fashionville, Guitar Ensemble, H2O Dance, International, Jazz and Marching Bands, Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Drill Team, Literary Magazine, Mock Trial, Musical Performances, Newspaper, Peer Mediation/Conflict Resolution, Performing Arts, Play It Smart, PM School, Poetry, Project Rebound, Seamers, SING, Steppers Dance, Student Government, Yearbook
  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Community Service
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Honor Society
  • Literary Magazine
  • Mock Trial
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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