Lower East Side Preparatory High School (01M515)

145 Stanton Street, Manhattan, NY 10002, Manhattan
Phone: 212-505-6366
Email: info@lespnyc.com
Hours: -
School Website: https://www.lespnyc.com
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/43711
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/01M515/HS/
Subway: B, D to Grand St; F, J, M, Z to Essex St
Bus: B39, M103, M14A-SBS, M14D-SBS, M15, M15-SBS, M21, M22, M8, M9
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About

Lower East Side Preparatory High School boasts a safe, supportive, and technology-rich environment that motivates all students to succeed. With a renowned ENL/Transitional Bilingual program in Spanish and Chinese, and a variety of enrichment, AP, Regents Prep, and Extended Day courses, LESP sends more than 80% of their graduates to college. The transfer school provides structure and support to those who are over-aged and under-credited, and help students get a new start, whether from around the world, or around the block.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community School, Internships Available, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Weekend Programs

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese, Spanish

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States Government and Politics
Languages Offered
Mandarin, Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
NYS Seal of Biliteracy, Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Soccer
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Table Tennis
Other Sports
Dance, Fitness Club, Soccer, Table Tennis
Activities
Student Government (International Food Festival, Student Wellness, Talent Show, Community Events), Latino Unido Culture Club, Chinese Culture Club, LEO Community Service, Robotics, Mouse Squad, Coding, Anime, Chess. Clubs are created according to student interest, which are taken into account at the beginning of each year.
Programs
Lower East Side Preparatory High School(A44A)

Method:
Requirement:
Transfer high schools are designed to serve students who, based on their grade or age, are off-track to accumulate enough academic credits to meet high school graduation requirements. Only applicants ranked by the school will receive an offer.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
451
464
    Grade 12 Students
95
138
    Grade 11 Students
58
80
    Grade 10 Students
162
76
    Grade 9 Students
136
170
Graduation %
College %
Lower East Side Preparatory High School (A44A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

17 / 47 (0.36)
11 / 13 (0.85)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 58% responded
Academic Rigor 
  80.86%
Academic Engagement 
  77.08%
Safety 
  87.33%
Bully Prevention 
  85.38%
Inclusivity 
  94.60%
Mental Support 
  84.40%
Environment 
  82.18%
Post-School Support 
  93.22%
Teacher Responses - 97% responded
Academic Rigor 
  95.00%
School Satisfaction 
  97.50%
Student Behavior 
  85.00%
Student Support 
  96.40%
School Leadership 
  97.20%
Instructional Clarity 
  95.80%
Instructional Development 
  96.24%
Post-School Support 
  99.63%
Family Responses - 34% responded
Education 
  97.75%
Teacher Support 
  88.67%
Safety 
  97.00%
School Community 
  91.00%
School Leadership 
  97.09%
Post-School Support 
  99.50%

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 (-1-)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  0.00%
College Aptitude
Postsecondary
Unknown 100.00%

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 (-1-)
Student Population:
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Other 100.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Other 100.00%
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