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Staten Island Technical High School

Staten Island Technical High School is a coeducational public specialized vocational school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Staten Island Technical High School, established in 1988, provides a demanding and challenging college preparatory curriculum emphasizing mathematics, science, computers, engineering and the humanities. Facilities include state-of-the-art science, engineering and computer laboratories. Our vision includes a school of academic excellence which promotes the highest level of critical thinking.

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Students may receive CTE endorsement in the following area: Engineering; Other programs include: Technical courses in LEGO Robotics, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics, Electronics, AutoCAD, Technical Writing, TV Studio Production; Electives: Advanced Placement, Science Engineering Research Program (SERP)-Intel; New York City Science & Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) and International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) competitions; Forensic Science, Psychology, Film, Pre-Law, Speech, College Creative Writing, College Russian, Performing Arts, Band (Wind Ensemble, Jazz, Symphonic), Dance, Yoga, College Now, Russian Exchange Program, SAT Prep

Program Overview

Electrical and mechanical engineering sequences; courses include: technical drawing, computer software and programming, engineering survey, AutoCAD, electronics, Cisco networking, Web Design and Robotics.

Program Specialization: Engineering

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 300

Admission Method: Test

Entrance Requirements: Admission to this Specialized High School is based solely on the score obtained on the Specialized High Schools Admission Test (SHSAT). Students should speak to their guidance counselors in the Fall to register for the SHSAT. Guidance counselors will provide each student with an Admission Ticket indicating the date, location and time of the SHSAT. The ticket must be presented at the test site. Students should inform their guidance counselor if they are unable to test on the assigned day.


Buses: S57, S74, S76, S78, S79-SBS

Trains: SIR New Dorp



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



Entrance Requirements


Admission Priorities

  • Open to New York City residents who take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



99% of students graduate from Staten Island Technical High School

Test Scores

29 Average score for the ACT Composite

1953 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 682
SAT Verbal 635
SAT Writing 636

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness


Staten Island Technical High School received a Gold award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
  • AP Physics C: Mechanics
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Russian Language and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art: 2-D Design
  • AP Studio Art: 3-D Design
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,104
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 296
10 296
11 287
12 225

Staten Island Technical 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 Staten Island Technical High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 21 : 1
Gender 57% Male / 43% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

27% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Staten Island Technical High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 61%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

There were 5 incidents of bullying last year at Staten Island Technical High School, which equals 0.0049 incidents per student.


Dance, Drama, Literary Magazine (Trope), Ensembles, National Honor Society, Orchestra, Parent Leadership Academy, Peer Mediation and Conflict Resolution, Publication (Tech Times), Showcase, SING, Spring Musical, Student Government, Symphonic Band; more than 70 clubs activities and special events
  • Band
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Honor Society
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Government
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Fencing
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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