Humanities Preparatory Academy (02M605)

351 West 18 Street, Manhattan, NY 10011, Manhattan
Phone: 212-929-4433
Email: hilda@humanitiesprep.org
Hours: 9:00am - 3:25pm
School Website: https://www.humanitiesprep.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/43750
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M605/HS/
Subway: 1 to 18th St; A, C, E, L to 14th St
Bus: M11, M12, M14A-SBS, M14D-SBS, M20, M23-SBS, M55, M7, SIM1C, SIM33C, SIM3C, SIM4C
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Program Details
Humanities Preparatory Academy (M99A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Develop intellectual and civic leadership through self-discovery and challenge, with an emphasis on writing, science and math, public speaking, the arts, technology, and community action.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Manhattan students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
257
261
    Grade 12 Students
62
63
    Grade 11 Students
53
60
    Grade 10 Students
76
55
    Grade 9 Students
66
83
Graduation %
92
94
College %
70
70
Humanities Preparatory Academy (M99A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

100 / 51 (1.96)
17 / 14 (1.21)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Humanities Preparatory Academy is a small and nurturing school founded in 1996 that offers a personalized education to all students. We believe that students learn best through inquiry, discovery and collaboration. Our community is anchored in 7 core values, Respect for the Intellect, Commitment to Democracy, Respect for Humanity, Respect for Diversity, Commitment to Peace and Commitment to Justice. We are college preparatory and prepare students for the rigor of college work while they are still in high school. Students experience a full curriculum of mathematics, sciences, social studies, English, arts and foreign language. We welcome both incoming 9th graders and transfer students in grades 9-12.

Academic Highlights: Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBATs)

Other Features: College Trips, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Summer Internships

School Features:

  • Performance Assessment School, which base graduation requirements on the successful completion of performance assessments in major subject areas in lieu of one or more Regents exams
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Art History, AP Environmental Science, AP Seminar, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (Advanced Placement), Physics (Advanced Science)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Other Sports
Soccer, Bowling, Softball, Baseball, Basketball, Wrestling
Activities
Visual Arts Club, Debate Team, Chess and Games of Strategy Club, I-CAN Disability Awareness Club, LGBTQ Alliance, Robotics Team, Finance and Business Club, Music Club, Dance Club, Theater Group, Student Council, School Newspaper, Yearbook Committee, Martial Arts Club, Fitness Club, Asian Diaspora Club, Book Club
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 50% responded
Academic Rigor 
  77.57%
Academic Engagement 
  67.42%
Safety 
  81.11%
Bully Prevention 
  85.38%
Inclusivity 
  92.30%
Mental Support 
  79.80%
Environment 
  74.64%
Post-School Support 
  84.22%
Teacher Responses - 90% responded
Academic Rigor 
  98.00%
School Satisfaction 
  99.17%
Student Behavior 
  91.89%
Student Support 
  100.00%
School Leadership 
  99.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  98.00%
Instructional Development 
  97.29%
Post-School Support 
  99.25%
Family Responses - 13% responded
Education 
  88.38%
Teacher Support 
  79.33%
Safety 
  95.67%
School Community 
  85.56%
School Leadership 
  94.18%
Post-School Support 
  91.00%

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. %
  96.50%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  19
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  40.40%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  456
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  475
Postsecondary
2-Year College 15.30%
4-Year College 57.70%
Unknown 27.00%

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:
Male 48.60%
Female 51.40%
English Language Learners:
  5.40%
Students with IEPs:
  23.70%
Economic Need Index:
  69.00%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 9.70%
Black 15.60%
Hispanic 52.50%
White 18.30%
Other 3.90%
Teacher Ethnicity:
White 47.60%
Other 52.40%
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