Curtis High School (31R450)

105 Hamilton Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301, Staten Island
Phone: 718-390-1800
Email: CDozier@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 7:44am - 3:13pm
School Website: https://www.curtishs.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/47079
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/31R450/HS/
Bus: S40, S42, S44, S46, S48, S51, S52, S61, S62, S66, S74, S76, S78, S81, S84, S86, S90, S91, S92, S94, S96, S98
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Program Details
Practical Nursing/ Nursing Assistant (R19F)
Health Professions

This program offers two State-approved CTE health career programs. The Practical Nursing program includes 798 clinical hours in addition to the curriculum. These students are then eligible to take the NCLEX State Board examination for Licensed Practical Nurse. The Nursing Assistant program includes 108 clinical hours along with a curriculum that allows students to take the NYS certification exam to be certified as a Nursing Assistant.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Staten Island 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
2,152
2,253
    Grade 12 Students
394
449
    Grade 11 Students
514
571
    Grade 10 Students
649
566
    Grade 9 Students
595
667
Graduation %
83
75
College %
61
65
Practical Nursing/ Nursing Assistant (R19F)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

168 / 65 (2.58)
39 / 20 (1.95)
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
Activities
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 
  72.57%
Academic Engagement 
  55.75%
Safety 
  67.00%
Bully Prevention 
  57.25%
Inclusivity 
  85.60%
Mental Support 
  66.00%
Environment 
  67.45%
Post-School Support 
  78.22%
Teacher Responses - 93% responded
Academic Rigor 
  85.33%
School Satisfaction 
  91.00%
Student Behavior 
  58.33%
Student Support 
  85.27%
School Leadership 
  90.53%
Instructional Clarity 
  83.40%
Instructional Development 
  83.71%
Post-School Support 
  94.13%
Family Responses - 17% responded
Education 
  91.25%
Teacher Support 
  79.50%
Safety 
  89.33%
School Community 
  85.11%
School Leadership 
  92.55%
Post-School Support 
  93.50%

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. %
  82.80%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  62
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  65
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  64.90%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  468
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  476
Postsecondary
2-Year College 10.30%
4-Year College 57.70%
Other Postsecondary 0.50%
Public Service 2.30%
Unknown 29.20%

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 43.70%
Female 56.30%
English Language Learners:
  8.90%
Students with IEPs:
  19.50%
Economic Need Index:
  76.60%
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%
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