N.Y.C. Lab School for Collaborative Studies (02M412)

333 West 17 Street, Manhattan, NY 10011, Manhattan
Phone: 212-691-6119
Email: jkoch2@nyclabschool.org
Hours: 8:30am - 3:20pm
School Website: https://www.nyclabschool.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/42736
Admissions Information: https://www.nyclabschool.org/admissions/
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M412/HS/
Subway: 1 to 18th St; 2, 3, F, M to 6th Av; A, C, E, L to 14th St
Bus: M11, M12, M14A-SBS, M14D-SBS, M20, M23-SBS, M55, M7, SIM1C, SIM33, SIM33C, SIM3C, SIM4C, SIM7, SIM9, X27, X28
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Program Details
College Prep (M74A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Collaborative work and interdisciplinary projects.

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 will be considered first for 75% of seats.
  • For the remaining 25% of seats, all students will be considered.
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
462
484
    Grade 12 Students
146
115
    Grade 11 Students
102
147
    Grade 10 Students
114
103
    Grade 9 Students
100
119
Graduation %
100
97
College %
82
77
College Prep (M74A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

1,258 / 83 (15.16)
62
21
116 / 20 (5.80)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Lab learners collaborate, question, reflect, and advocate for their own needs and for the needs of others. Lab is a full-inclusion school in which all classes are comprised of general education and special education students learning together. We are deeply invested in Racial Equity, Social Emotional Learning, and student-centered, project-based Deep Learning that emphasis process over product, depth over breadth, and the growth mindset. At Lab, we are motivated by community, family, love, and joy, rather than competition, profit, and fear. Our relationships are our greatest assets; they undergird academic, social, and emotional development.

Academic Highlights: Student programs feature advisory., We offer a range of courses including: Disability Justice, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Photoshop, Art and Identify, Fashion, Band, Wellness, Statistics, Forensics, and Robotics., Juniors and seniors have the opportunity to participate in an internship program and serve as college-style teacher assistants (TAs)., Our AP courses begin in 11th grade, are heterogenous, ICT supported, and challenge-by-choice.

Other Features: College Trips, Community Service Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Student Parent Orientation

School Features:

  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school
  • Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch for 75% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Golf
Activities
Our clubs are created and led by students. New club proposals are always welcome. Club offerings include: Black Student Union, Asian Culture Club, La Alianza, GSA, Muslim Student Association, Neurodiversity Student Association, Music Club, Student Government, Model UN, Bike Club, Video Game Club, Green Team, Coding Club, Chess Club, Lab Theater Company, Body Positivity, SALT Photography, Hudson River Community Sailing, Lab Report Newspaper
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 70% responded
Academic Rigor 
  77.86%
Academic Engagement 
  64.75%
Safety 
  87.56%
Bully Prevention 
  79.13%
Inclusivity 
  90.60%
Mental Support 
  77.80%
Environment 
  75.09%
Post-School Support 
  73.00%
Teacher Responses - 71% responded
Academic Rigor 
  87.33%
School Satisfaction 
  93.17%
Student Behavior 
  73.89%
Student Support 
  92.20%
School Leadership 
  89.87%
Instructional Clarity 
  81.40%
Instructional Development 
  88.53%
Post-School Support 
  93.63%
Family Responses - 31% responded
Education 
  92.13%
Teacher Support 
  87.50%
Safety 
  97.67%
School Community 
  86.11%
School Leadership 
  94.27%
Post-School Support 
  95.00%

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 (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  99.30%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  74
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  63
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  99.00%
Avg. ACT English Score
  28
Avg. ACT Math Score
  26
Avg. ACT Reading Score
  28
Avg. ACT Science Score
  26
Avg. SAT Math Score
  618
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  619
Postsecondary
2-Year College 1.80%
4-Year College 84.80%
Unknown 13.40%

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 55.80%
Female 44.20%
English Language Learners:
  0.60%
Students with IEPs:
  26.20%
Economic Need Index:
  42.80%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 25.30%
Black 5.60%
Hispanic 15.60%
White 47.80%
Other 5.70%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 12.80%
White 74.50%
Other 12.70%
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