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Manhattan Hunter Science High School

Manhattan Hunter Science High School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Manhattan Hunter Science High School says

The Manhattan/Hunter Science High School is an early college high school partnership between Hunter College and the New York City Department of Education. Our program gives students the tools, guidance and support they need to become leaders in scientific fields and careers. Students who graduate from our program will have completed several college courses, a four-year cumulative research program, a community service project and the requirements for a New York State Regents Diploma with advanced designation.


Students will have access to Hunter College library and classes. Other offerings include the Senior Year Program at Hunter College, Research courses with a focus on understanding research methodology, and Spotlight on Success.

Program Overview

Early College program that accelerates students to complete at least 30 college credits upon graduation.

Program Specialization: Science and Math

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Writing Sample

Required Grades

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


Buses: M10, M104, M11, M20, M31, M5, M57, M66, M7, M72

Trains: A, B, C, D to 59th St-Columbus Circle; 1 to 66th St - Lincoln Center; 2, 3 to 72nd St



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



Admission Priorities

  • Open to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



92% of students graduate from Manhattan Hunter Science High School

Test Scores

1446 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 506
SAT Verbal 473
SAT Writing 467

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness


Manhattan Hunter Science High School received a Bronze award from US News in 2013.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 452
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 105
10 120
11 113
12 114

Manhattan Hunter Science High 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 Manhattan Hunter Science High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 18 : 1
Gender 41% Male / 59% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

63% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Manhattan Hunter Science High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 10%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 42%
Black or African American 21%
Asian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

There were 2 incidents of bullying last year at Manhattan Hunter Science High School, which equals 0.0044 incidents per student.


Community Outreach, Conflict Mediation, Drama, Historical Film Society, Musical, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Nursing, Peer Tutoring, Physics, School Chorus, Science Honor Society, Service, Spanish Honor Society, Student Government, Yearbook, Culinary Club, Dance, Mural Club, Multicultural Club, Guitar Club, Anatomy Club, Yoga, Chess Club, Science Club
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Film Club
  • Honor Society
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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