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Thomas A Edison Career and Technical High School

Thomas A Edison Career and Technical High School is a coeducational public vocational 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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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Thomas A Edison Career and Technical High School says

The focus of our school is to develop the leaders of tomorrow by preparing students today to meet high academic, technical, civic and workforce challenges.

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Curriculum

College English, Medical/Pharmaceutical Science Research, Bio- Technology, Robotics, Engineering and Technology, College Now, College-level course credit, Kaplan SAT Prep, Graphic Arts, Web Design, Cisco Networking, Computer Aided Design (CAD), School to Work Internships, Construction Skills, Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Competitions, MOUSE Squad

Programs

Preparation for careers in commercial art graphics communication and web design; work is done using traditional mediums and computer workstations.

Program Specialization: Visual Art & Design

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 90

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 75-100
  • Science: 75-100
  • Social Studies: 75-100
  • English: 75-100

Focuses on National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) in the approved areas of Automotive and Collision/Refinishing. Automotive: Auto Electric, Brakes, Engine Performance, Steering and Suspension. Collision/Refinishing: painting and refinishing, Non-Structural Damage Analysis, Repair Standards and Competencies.

Program Specialization: Engineering

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 100

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 70-100
  • English: 70-100

Focus includes drafting, machine design, computer aided design using AutoCAD software, principles of engineering, projects and architectural model making

Program Specialization: Engineering

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 50

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 75-100
  • Science: 75-100
  • Social Studies: 75-100
  • English: 75-100

Focuses on low voltage systems, residential wiring, motor and motor controls

Program Specialization: Engineering

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 28

Admission Method: Educational option

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 75-100
  • Science: 75-100
  • Social Studies: 75-100
  • English: 75-100

Focuses on offering students a choice in one of the following IT Careers : Information Technology Specialist (A+ Computer Repair) or Internetworking (Cisco Networking)

Program Specialization: Computer Science & Technology

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 90

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 75-100
  • Science: 75-100
  • Social Studies: 75-100
  • English: 75-100

Preparation for careers in the Medical and Pharmacy technology professions.

Program Specialization: Health Professions

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 100

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

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

Focus is centered on students learning basic robot building instructions, programming and movement then move on to working with sensors and more complex robot behaviors. Projects incorporate S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concepts.

Program Specialization: Engineering

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 28

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

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

Transportation

Buses: Q1, Q17, Q2, Q25, Q30, Q43, Q46, Q65, Q76

Trains: F to 169th 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

88% of students graduate from Thomas A Edison Career and Technical High School

Test Scores

1372 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 478
SAT Verbal 452
SAT Writing 442

NYC Report Card

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

Awards

Thomas A Edison Career and Technical High School received a Bronze award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Psychology
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 2,250
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 536
10 568
11 568
12 554
Ungraded 24

Thomas A Edison Career and Technical 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 Thomas A Edison Career and Technical High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 20 : 1
Gender 65% Male / 35% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

70% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Thomas A Edison Career and Technical High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 21%
Black or African American 24%
Asian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Bullying

There were 47 incidents of bullying last year at Thomas A Edison Career and Technical High School, which equals 0.0199 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Asian Culture, Automotive Troubleshooting Team, Cheerleading, Chess, Chorus, Computer, Dance, Debate, Debate Team, Driver Education, Edison Spirit, Environmental, Fitness, Glamor Gals, Global Outreach, Guitar, Hispanic Culture, Karate, Leadership, Magazine, Math Team, National Honor Society, New York State Science Honor Society, Leadership Council, Newspaper, Peer Tutoring, Peer Helpers, Peer Mediation and Negotiation, Physics, Robotics Team, SkillsUSA, Sound and Stage Crew, Step, Student Council, Teens at Service, Urban Poetry, Video and Film, Women in Technology, Yearbook, Yoga
  • Cheerleading
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Debate
  • Environmental Club/ Environmental Awareness Association
  • Film Club
  • Honor Society
  • Math Team
  • Robotics
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Double Dutch
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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