Curtis High School (31R450)

105 Hamilton Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301, Staten Island
Phone: 718-390-1800
Hours: 7:44am - 3:13pm
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Program Details
Software Engineering Institute (R19A)
Computer Science & Technology

The SEI's rigorous, four-year sequence equips students with computer technology skills that lead to success in the 21st century workplace. The program introduces students to computer science, programming, web design and engineering. The sequence includes HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Python, JavaScript and SNAP. This program is excellent preparation for students interested in a computer science college major and the opportunity to get advanced college placement by taking an AP Computer Science class.

Students are randomly selected
  • (Group 1) Priority to Staten Island 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 %
Software Engineering Institute (R19A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

92 / 65 (1.42)
20 / 20 (1.00)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Curtis High School is a Community School whose mission statement declares: "Curtis will be a nurturing community where all of its members will have the desire and opportunity to achieve their fullest potential." Curtis continually seeks to provide academic, extracurricular, social-emotional, and health and wellness services that are comprehensive, coordinated, and responsive to the evolving needs of our community. Curtis consists of small learning communities (houses) giving students and faculty the opportunity to teach and learn with a more personalized approach. All students, supported by our faculty and a wealth of community partnerships and resources, pursue curricula that challenge and prepare them for a world beyond Curtis.

Academic Highlights: International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, CTE program(s): Nursing Assistant, Practical Nursing

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community School, Extended Day, Health Center, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, 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, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), IB Biology HL, IB Biology SL, IB Dance HL, IB Economics SL, IB English HL, IB History SL, IB Italian SL, IB Mathematics Analysis and Approaches SL, IB Mathematics Applications and Interpretation SL, IB Physics SL, IB Psychology HL, IB Spanish SL, IB Theater HL, IB Theater SL, IB Theory of Knowledge, IB Visual Arts HL, Other (College Course [Credited]), Other (International Baccalaureate), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages), World Languages (International Baccalaureate)
Languages Offered
French, Italian, Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Double Dutch, Golf
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Step
ADL, ASPIRA, Art Club, Chorus, Gaming Club, Garden Club, Girls Who Code, Health Ambassadors, Journalism Club, Key Club, Law Club, Math Team, Muslim Student Association, MBK, MSK, Newspaper, Nex Gen Educators, Nursing Club, Peer Mediation, Pride Club, Robotics Team, Science in Focus Club, Voices of Color Action Club, Warrior TV, Yearbook
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 66% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 93% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 17% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

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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 10.30%
4-Year College 57.70%
Other Postsecondary 0.50%
Public Service 2.30%
Unknown 29.20%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 43.70%
Female 56.30%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 7.70%
Black 30.50%
Hispanic 46.40%
White 12.20%
Other 3.20%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 9.90%
Hispanic 17.00%
White 68.10%
Other 5.00%