College Academy, The (06M462)

549 Audubon Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10040, Manhattan
Phone: 212-342-6110
Email: vhurtado@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:00am - 03:40pm
School Website: https://www.thecollegeacademy.com/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/39889
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/06M462/HS/
Subway: 1 to 191st St; A to 190th St
Bus: Bx18A, Bx18B, Bx40, Bx42, Bx7, BxM1, M100, M101, M3, M4, M98
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Program Details
Dual Language Spanish (M32B)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Dual Language programs are designed to integrate English Language Learners with English-proficient students to receive content instruction in English and a target language.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are ranked by the school based on English proficiency and/or home language. Offers are made in priority group and rank order. See program details for more information
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
329
315
    Grade 12 Students
68
69
    Grade 11 Students
72
85
    Grade 10 Students
70
78
    Grade 9 Students
119
83
Graduation %
87
92
College %
58
62
Dual Language Spanish (M32B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

21 / 24 (0.88)
4 / 6 (0.67)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

The College Academy is a preparatory school dedicated to providing students with rigorous academics and small class size. Each student receives personalized attention, guidance, and support. Located on the George Washington Campus in Washington Heights, students have access to Advanced Placement (AP) and College Courses to earn free college credits in their junior and senior year. TCA offers tracks in varied academic areas, with fun, engaging extra-curricular activities, sports, and field trips to support all levels of students in reaching their potential. The goal of TCA is to develop a community of literate, self-reliant, high achieving students who are able to transfer their knowledge and skills to real life situations and are prepared to succeed.

Upcoming Events

Academic Highlights: Technology and laptop carts in every classroom. Tracks in STEM & STEAM (3D printers, Robotics, Computer Science Programming, and Software Development) that guide students to college and career readiness and culminate in Advanced Placement classes in Studio, Saturday Academy, After-School Tutoring, Mentoring programs, Bridges classes and socio-emotional supports. Mid-Winter and Spring Break Programs for Regents Prep and credit accumulation., FutureReadyNYC: Technology (Software Developer), Art, Biology, Computer Science, Calculus. Language acquisition tracks with AP Courses, Choir, Music, Drama, and Band program., PSAT and SAT preparation classes., Student Success Center to help with college applications, financial aid and scholarship applications., CUNY College Now courses in-house and at campuses earn college credit while in high school.

Other Features: College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Extended Day, FutureReadyNYC School, Health Center, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, Uniform

English Language Learner Programs: Dual Language: Spanish

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school
  • School for New Arrivals, which serve students who are new to the country

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Studio Art - Drawing, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
ELL Programs
Dual Language: Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball
Other Sports
Fitness Club, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Track and Field
Activities
Art, Band, Music, Choir, Drama, Film, Dance, National Art Honor Society, Chess, Video Game Club, Anime, Newspaper Club, Reading/Book Club, Creative Writing, Yearbook Committee, Photography, Student Council, Technology & Digital Design, Peer Mediation, LGBTQ, Big Brother Big Sister, National Honor Society, Robotics, STEM club, Computer Science, coding, PSAL Sports including Varsity & JV Baseball, Softball, Football, Flag Football, Swimming, Cycling, Volleyball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Wrestling, Soccer, and a brand new weight room, and more!
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 78% responded
Academic Rigor 
  74.86%
Academic Engagement 
  66.08%
Safety 
  74.67%
Bully Prevention 
  64.75%
Inclusivity 
  86.20%
Mental Support 
  72.90%
Environment 
  69.73%
Post-School Support 
  83.11%
Teacher Responses - 73% responded
Academic Rigor 
  96.67%
School Satisfaction 
  93.83%
Student Behavior 
  87.22%
Student Support 
  96.93%
School Leadership 
  96.07%
Instructional Clarity 
  99.00%
Instructional Development 
  97.88%
Post-School Support 
  96.13%
Family Responses - 72% responded
Education 
  95.13%
Teacher Support 
  90.50%
Safety 
  96.67%
School Community 
  89.22%
School Leadership 
  96.73%
Post-School Support 
  95.50%

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. %
  92.50%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  47
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  37
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  67.90%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  398
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  391
Postsecondary
2-Year College 34.90%
4-Year College 37.30%
Other Postsecondary 12.80%
Unknown 15.00%

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 57.10%
Female 42.90%
English Language Learners:
  42.20%
Students with IEPs:
  27.40%
Economic Need Index:
  93.30%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 0.90%
Black 10.30%
Hispanic 86.60%
White 1.20%
Other 1.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 64.30%
White 21.40%
Other 14.30%
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