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High School for Health Careers and Sciences

High School for Health Careers and Sciences 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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High School for Health Careers and Sciences says

We foster a sense of community in a small learning environment, helping students to develop self-esteem and respect for others. Through a diverse and challenging academic curriculum that focuses on the basic sciences and related experiences, we support our students academically and personally to develop their interests in various sciences and health professions.


Honors Classes: Earth Science, English, Chemistry, Global History, United States History, Mathematics; Precalculus; Advisory; Advanced Placement Courses, College Now; Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC), Student Retreats, Community Service, Health-related internships at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Program Overview

Forensic and environmental sciences.

Program Specialization: Science and Math

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 175

Admission Method: Educational option


Buses: BX18, BX40, BX7, M101, M3, M4

Trains: A to 190th St; 1 to 191st St



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



Admission Priorities

  • Priority to District 6 students or residents
  • Then to Manhattan students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



62% of students graduate from High School for Health Careers and Sciences

Test Scores

1224 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 422
SAT Verbal 400
SAT Writing 402

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 679
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 230
10 205
11 115
12 127
Ungraded 2

High School for Health Careers and Sciences'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 High School for Health Careers and Sciences's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 22 : 1
Gender 53% Male / 47% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

89% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at High School for Health Careers and Sciences.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 84%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

There were 29 incidents of bullying last year at High School for Health Careers and Sciences, which equals 0.0408 incidents per student.


After-school Tutoring, Chat and Step, Drama, Repertorio Espanol, Game, Health/Fitness, Horticulture, Moody's Math Challenge, National Honor Society (Arista), Naval Jr. ROTC Drill Team, Peer Tutoring, Recycling, Saturday Instrumental Music Classes, Saturday Regents Review, Stock Market Game, Symphony Space, Talent Club, Tennis, World Cultures
  • Drama Club
  • Honor Society
  • Math Team
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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