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The Michael J Petrides School

The Michael J Petrides School is a coeducational public school for students in grades Kindergarten 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

The Michael J Petrides School says

We are a comprehensive college preparatory school that offers a wide array of academic opportunities. Our students are challenged to their maximum potential and are encouraged to meet and exceed the standards in all subject areas. What separates Petrides from other high schools is not only its level of academic excellence, but its strong sense of community and family. Our small intimate setting allows students to grow both academically and socially.

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Curriculum

Laptop distribution program providing wireless Internet access for students; Special Arts Program with courses in Instrumental, Orchestral and Vocal Music, Fine Arts, Sculpture, Graphic Design

Programs

Comprehensive academic curriculum with an emphasis on performing arts and technology

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 42

Admission Method: Educational option

See above description

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 90

Admission Method: For continuing 8th graders

Transportation

Buses: S53, S61, S66

Trains: SIR to Grasmere

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 only to Staten Island students or residents a. Priority to continuing 8th graders b. Then to Staten Island students or residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

92% of students graduate from The Michael J Petrides School

Test Scores

21 Average score for the ACT Composite

1426 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 488
SAT Verbal 472
SAT Writing 466

NYC Report Card

B
Environment
B
Progress
A
Performance
A
Overall Score
A
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP Statistics
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,308
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 76
1 75
2 85
3 83
4 96
5 96
6 101
7 94
8 91
9 133
10 108
11 133
12 126
Ungraded 11

The Michael J Petrides School'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 The Michael J Petrides School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 19 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

43% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at The Michael J Petrides School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 56%
Hispanic/Latino 17%
Black or African American 19%
Asian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 40 incidents of bullying last year at The Michael J Petrides School, which equals 0.0304 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation, Dance Company, Family Arts Nights, High School Musical Review, International Thespian Honor Society, Italian, Key Club, Literary Magazine, National Honor Society, Opportunities for International Travel, Peer Teaching, Peer Tutoring, Petrides Against Cancer Society (PACS), Petrides Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, School Newspaper, SING Competition, Spring Musical Production, Student Government, Teen Talk, US Air Force Jr. ROTC, Yearbook Committee
  • Art Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Honor Society
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Fencing
  • Golf
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
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