Emma Lazarus High School for English Language Scholars (02M394)

100 Hester Street, Manhattan, NY 10002, Manhattan
Phone: 212-925-5017
Email: Frosa22@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: -
School Website: https://www.emmalazarus.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48678
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M394/HS/
Subway: 6, N, Q, R to Canal St; B, D to Grand St; F to East Broadway; J, Z to Bowery; M to Delancey St
Bus: B39, BxM18, M1, M103, M14A-SBS, M15, M15-SBS, M22, M55, M9
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Program Details
Emma Lazarus High School for English Language Scholars (A42A)

Method:
Requirement:
Transfer high schools are designed to serve students who, based on their grade or age, are off-track to accumulate enough academic credits to meet high school graduation requirements. Only applicants ranked by the school will receive an offer.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents - see eligibility
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
313
275
    Grade 12 Students
5
28
    Grade 11 Students
19
49
    Grade 10 Students
36
59
    Grade 9 Students
253
139
Graduation %
College %
Emma Lazarus High School for English Language Scholars (A42A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

15 / 47 (0.32)
4 / 13 (0.31)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

ELHS offers English Language Learners a small, exceptionally supportive and academically rigorous environment for learning and growth. We are a safe, diverse, and interactive community with students from all parts of the world. Our high graduation rates and college enrollments are directly related to the community we create, the high qualtiy instruction we provide, and the accesibility of the instrution for all levels of English Language Learners. Students often enter speaking little to no English and over 90% or our graduates enter college. We have the highest rate of New York State Advanced Regents for ELL's of any single high school in the state. Because we believe in the capacity of each student, through our collaborative supports and students' hard work, our ELL students excel.

Academic Highlights: Diploma Endorsements Available, AP Courses Available

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Internships Available

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • Transfer School, which serve students aged 16 to 21 who have fallen behind in credits or left school for an extended period of time
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP English Language and Composition, Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Diploma Endorsements
Math
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
Other Sports
Basketball, Co-ed Soccer
Activities
Advisory, After school classes/tutorials/peer tutoring, paid Internships, National Honor Society, Student Government, GSA, Extra curricular affliations: Lincoln Center Theatre; Horticultural Society: Flanboyan; NYC Mission Society; Educational Alliance; Charles B. Wang; NY Public Library; Nex Gen Youth Theatre
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 87% responded
Academic Rigor 
  81.71%
Academic Engagement 
  76.25%
Safety 
  89.67%
Bully Prevention 
  90.38%
Inclusivity 
  90.90%
Mental Support 
  80.10%
Environment 
  80.09%
Post-School Support 
  86.67%
Teacher Responses - 70% responded
Academic Rigor 
  95.33%
School Satisfaction 
  94.17%
Student Behavior 
  83.22%
Student Support 
  88.33%
School Leadership 
  66.47%
Instructional Clarity 
  72.60%
Instructional Development 
  82.06%
Post-School Support 
  98.00%
Family Responses - 80% responded
Education 
  95.60%
Teacher Support 
  91.83%
Safety 
  96.67%
School Community 
  90.89%
School Leadership 
  97.18%
Post-School Support 
  96.00%

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 (-1-)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  0.00%
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  0.00%
Postsecondary
Unknown 100.00%

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:
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Other 100.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Other 100.00%
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