University Neighborhood High School (01M448)

200 Monroe Street, Manhattan, NY 10002, Manhattan
Phone: 212-962-4341
Email: ccook5@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:15am - 2:35pm
School Website: https://universityneighborhoodhighschool.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/42558
Admissions Information: https://tinyurl.com/y2ynku66
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/01M448/HS/
Subway: F to East Broadway; J, M, Z to Essex St
Bus: B39, M14A-SBS, M14D-SBS, M15, M21, M22, M9, X37, X38
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Program Details
University Neighborhood Early College (M35C)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary, Science & Math

UNHS offers the most robust Early College Campus Program in NYC. Beginning in 10th grade, eligible students are able to begin earning dual high school and college bearing credits here on the UNHS campus. Courses include Critical Thinking, Statistics, Trigonometry, Astronomy, Chemistry, Literacy and Propaganda, English 101, English 103, Global Politics, Economics, Advanced Dance, Intro to Business and Into to Marketing. Early College admitted students enroll in CTE courses if they choose.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
DIA:
  • Applicants eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch (based on family income) will be considered first for 68% of seats
  • For the remaining 32% of seats, all students will be considered.
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
485
522
    Grade 12 Students
119
132
    Grade 11 Students
121
127
    Grade 10 Students
123
145
    Grade 9 Students
122
118
Graduation %
98
99
College %
77
79
University Neighborhood Early College (M35C)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

135 / 20 (6.75)
13
7
15 / 5 (3.00)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

UNHS is an Early College High School that offers rigorous curricula with individualized access for all, empowering students to prosper in higher education and the workforce. Beginning in 10th grade, our students can earn up to 30 tuition-free college credits before graduating high school through CUNY College Now classes offered on-site (13 different courses on-site per year) for both College and High School course credit and 10 Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Our CTE program offers students a choice between Computer Science and Engineering. 2023 graduates headed to Cornell, Swarthmore, NYU, Tufts, Middlebury, Colgate, Northeastern, Wesleyan, George Washington University, Skidmore, Babson, Lehigh, CUNY's, SUNY's. Named to America's Top HS List 6 Years in a Row by US News and World Report. Named Respect for All HS 6 years in a row.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, Work Based Learning Internships Available During the School Year and During Summer, New York State Career & Technical Education Endorsements in Computer Science or Engineering, 13 College Now Courses Offered on Campus at UNHS, AP Courses Available

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch (based on family income) for 68% of seats.

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), Algebra II (College Course [Credited]), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP Studio Art - Drawing, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Mandarin, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Handball
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Bowling, Softball, Volleyball
Other Sports
Badminton, Dance, Fencing, Fitness Club, Handball, Running Club, Soccer
Activities
Dance Club, Website Club,Music and Band, Fitness Club, Art Club, Newspaper Club, Chess Club, Spanish Club, Chinese Club, Korean Club, Science Club, Student Government, SAT and ACT Prep, SciFi Club , Debate Club, Black Student Union, Sisterhood Club, Coding Club ,Debate Club, Knitting Club ,SAGA, Deloitte Academy, National Honors Society, Mentoring Program, Peer Mediation, Internships , Saturday School, Basketball Team (Boys and Girls), Handball Team, Bowling Team, Softball Team, Soccer Club Team, Saturday School, Photography Club, Yearbook Club, Green Team, Fencing Club
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 81% responded
Academic Rigor 
  81.14%
Academic Engagement 
  69.67%
Safety 
  90.67%
Bully Prevention 
  86.88%
Inclusivity 
  95.20%
Mental Support 
  80.80%
Environment 
  80.55%
Post-School Support 
  87.67%
Teacher Responses - 94% responded
Academic Rigor 
  90.67%
School Satisfaction 
  94.17%
Student Behavior 
  82.67%
Student Support 
  95.07%
School Leadership 
  95.27%
Instructional Clarity 
  92.20%
Instructional Development 
  94.35%
Post-School Support 
  97.75%
Family Responses - 38% responded
Education 
  95.75%
Teacher Support 
  89.00%
Safety 
  97.67%
School Community 
  88.56%
School Leadership 
  97.64%
Post-School Support 
  97.50%

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  98.30%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  68
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  60
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  88.30%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  462
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  447
Postsecondary
2-Year College 12.60%
4-Year College 67.40%
Other Postsecondary 0.70%
Unknown 19.30%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 51.30%
Female 48.70%
English Language Learners:
  11.80%
Students with IEPs:
  21.00%
Economic Need Index:
  81.40%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 30.50%
Black 15.70%
Hispanic 46.80%
White 6.20%
Other 0.80%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 15.40%
Hispanic 15.40%
White 51.30%
Other 17.90%
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