Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing & Visual Arts (03M415)

215 West 114 Street, Manhattan, NY 10026, Manhattan
Phone: 212-749-5800
Email: info@wadleigharts.org
Hours: 08:00am - 02:45pm
School Website: https://wadleigharts.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/41773
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/03M415/HS/
Subway: 2, 3 to 110th St-Central Park North; B, C to 116th St
Bus: M1, M10, M102, M11, M116, M2, M3, M4, M7
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Program Details
Vocal Music (M26R)
Performing Arts

This program exposes students to music theory, history, and voice techniques. Students perform in a variety of genres: classical, jazz, Broadway, gospel, and popular music. The Wadleigh Chamber Choir has performed at: Carnegie Hall, Apollo Theater, Barclay Center, Riverside Church, National Chorale Festival, Manhattan Borough Arts Festival, Songs of Solomon Gospel Choir, NYC All-City Chorus, NYC Summer Arts Institute, Metropolitan Opera, National Chorale, and Lincoln Center Jazz.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are ranked by the school based on their auditions. Offers are made in priority group and rank order.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
297
317
    Grade 12 Students
70
47
    Grade 11 Students
83
74
    Grade 10 Students
84
97
    Grade 9 Students
60
99
Graduation %
100
100
College %
59
76
Vocal Music (M26R)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

21 / 25 (0.84)
3 / 7 (0.43)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing and Visual Arts is a nurturing and unique environment which offers distinct programs that equally prepare students for college and career readiness as well as an Arts endorsed diploma. Our Performing and Visual Arts Program offers majors in: Dance, Theater Arts, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music and Visual Arts, which require individual auditions. Our varied internships and partnerships expose our students to careers and interests in both the performing and visual arts.

Academic Highlights: Language Courses Available, CLEP EXAMS, Diploma Endorsements Available, AP Courses Available

Other Features: College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Health Center, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation

School Features:

  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Math (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (College Course [Credited])
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Arts
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Double Dutch, Fitness Club, Step, Volleyball
Activities
Art Club, Cooking Club, Fashion Club, LGBTQ+ Alliance, Yearbook
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 74% responded
Academic Rigor 
  71.71%
Academic Engagement 
  53.67%
Safety 
  71.33%
Bully Prevention 
  61.38%
Inclusivity 
  87.80%
Mental Support 
  64.90%
Environment 
  62.45%
Post-School Support 
  77.27%
Teacher Responses - 76% responded
Academic Rigor 
  77.33%
School Satisfaction 
  86.17%
Student Behavior 
  69.67%
Student Support 
  90.07%
School Leadership 
  88.20%
Instructional Clarity 
  86.20%
Instructional Development 
  85.88%
Post-School Support 
  92.50%
Family Responses - 18% responded
Education 
  95.00%
Teacher Support 
  78.17%
Safety 
  88.00%
School Community 
  82.00%
School Leadership 
  85.27%
Post-School Support 
  86.00%

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. %
  100.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  56
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  35
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  93.70%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  417
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  423
Postsecondary
2-Year College 15.60%
4-Year College 31.10%
Unknown 53.30%

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 26.60%
Female 73.40%
English Language Learners:
  3.70%
Students with IEPs:
  19.90%
Economic Need Index:
  85.30%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 0.30%
Black 40.10%
Hispanic 54.20%
White 2.40%
Other 3.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 39.50%
Hispanic 13.20%
White 36.80%
Other 10.50%
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