High School for Health Careers and Sciences (06M468)

549 Audubon Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10040, Manhattan
Phone: 212-927-1841
Email: jtrejo@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:10am - 2:30pm
School Website: https://www.hshcs.nyc/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48899
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/06M468/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
Certified Nursing Assistant (M45C)

Students will take courses in career & financial management, health care & nursing skills. Students will also be required to complete 1 year of a clinical internship at a medical/caregiving facility. At completion, students will take certification exams to be certified as a Nursing Assistant.

Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
  • (Group 1) Priority to Manhattan students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Certified Nursing Assistant (M45C)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

30 / 27 (1.11)
5 / 7 (0.71)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

We are a Community School located on the George Washington Educational Campus. We pride ourselves on creating a safe learning environment while offering various innovate programs and supports for students such as AP courses, CTE Nursing Assistant Program, NJROTC, Lego Robotics, Computer Science, Hydro/Aquaponics, Dual Language and for families, ESL courses and parent workshops. Our school has partnerships with organizations including Catholic Charities, Cornell University, Columbia University, NY-Presbyterian Hospital. Our students are supported academically, socially, and emotionally by the entire school community with on-site support through various community based programs including a health clinic and full-time college counseling staff.

Academic Highlights: We offer a wide variety of STEM courses including Computer Science, Hydroponics, Lego Robotics & Pharmacology, MLL Programs - Dual Language, Spanish & Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish., We offere online coursework in a computer lab, after - school tutoring & Saturday Academy, AP Courses Available

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

English Language Learner Programs: Dual Language: Spanish;Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish

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 Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
ELL Programs
Dual Language: Spanish;Transitional Bilingual Education: 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
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 97% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 93% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

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. %
Avg. CC Regents Score
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 12.50%
4-Year College 31.20%
Other Postsecondary 12.50%
Unknown 43.80%

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 46.80%
Female 53.20%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.90%
Black 11.40%
Hispanic 83.20%
White 2.20%
Other 1.30%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 17.20%
Hispanic 37.90%
White 37.90%
Other 7.00%