Manhattan / Hunter Science High School (03M541)

122 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10023, Manhattan
Phone: 212-501-1235
Email: EKlein8@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:00am - 2:30pm
School Website: https://mhshs.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/39492
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/03M541/HS/
Subway: 1 to 66th St-Lincoln Center; 2, 3 to 72nd St; A, B, C, D to 59th St-Columbus Circle
Bus: BxM2, M10, M104, M11, M12, M20, M31, M5, M57, M66, M7, M72
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Program Details
Manhattan/Hunter Science High School (M55A)
Science & Math

Early College program in which students complete college coursework at Hunter College prior to graduation. Students spend 12th grade on the Hunter campus. Strong accelerated academic programs, four years of rigorous math and science credit. Ability to earn additional college credits while at the high school. Visit https://www.mhshs.org for information about how to complete the essay.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on a school-based assessment, and in some cases also 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 69% of seats.
  • For the remaining 31% of seats, all students will be considered.
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
476
437
    Grade 12 Students
113
109
    Grade 11 Students
110
115
    Grade 10 Students
109
112
    Grade 9 Students
144
101
Graduation %
100
97
College %
92
95
Manhattan/Hunter Science High School (M55A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

2,548 / 85 (29.98)
58
27
105 / 23 (4.57)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Manhattan/Hunter Science High School is an early college high school partnership between Hunter College and the New York City Department of Education. Our program provides students with the tools, guidance, and support they need to become successful college students, as well as leaders in a range of careers, not limited to science and technology. Students who graduate from our program will have completed several college courses, a cumulative research program, a Congressional Award School certificate, and the requirements for a New York State Regents Diploma with a semester of college credits.

Academic Highlights: All juniors take AP Language and all seniors take AP Literature., Additional Academic Supports, After-School Homework Center., Social Emotional Learning Advisory program for all students., Senior year is located on the Hunter College campus and students graduate with both a high school and college transcript.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Online Grading System, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Uniform

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • 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 69% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Biology (College Course [Credited]), Calculus (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Chemistry (College Course [Credited]), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages), World Languages (College Course [Credited])
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Double Dutch
Other Sports
Badminton
Activities
Senior year at Hunter College, Research Courses, Internship Opportunities, Additional Academic Supports, AfterSchool Homework Center. Students graduate with a high school and college transcript. One year of high school Spanish for all students with additional Hunter College Spanish courses as electives. Additional year of courses in the arts and AP
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 80% responded
Academic Rigor 
  77.86%
Academic Engagement 
  63.42%
Safety 
  88.78%
Bully Prevention 
  87.00%
Inclusivity 
  92.10%
Mental Support 
  76.90%
Environment 
  71.00%
Post-School Support 
  79.00%
Teacher Responses - 85% responded
Academic Rigor 
  89.67%
School Satisfaction 
  79.17%
Student Behavior 
  70.00%
Student Support 
  80.27%
School Leadership 
  85.20%
Instructional Clarity 
  70.60%
Instructional Development 
  77.41%
Post-School Support 
  88.25%
Family Responses - 42% responded
Education 
  88.50%
Teacher Support 
  81.67%
Safety 
  91.67%
School Community 
  84.33%
School Leadership 
  92.82%
Post-School Support 
  88.50%

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. %
  98.20%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  60
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  58
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  93.80%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  622
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  606
Postsecondary
2-Year College 11.20%
4-Year College 83.20%
Unknown 5.60%

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 40.80%
Female 59.20%
English Language Learners:
  0.60%
Students with IEPs:
  18.10%
Economic Need Index:
  63.90%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 25.80%
Black 15.50%
Hispanic 36.80%
White 18.70%
Other 3.20%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 25.90%
White 48.10%
Other 26.00%
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