Gramercy Arts High School (02M374)

40 Irving Place, Manhattan, NY 10003, Manhattan
Phone: 212-253-7076
Email: BFaughnan@gramercyhs.org
Hours: 8:20am - 2:40pm
School Website: https://www.gramercyhs.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/44213
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M374/HS/
Subway: 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R to 14th St-Union Square
Bus: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM10, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M1, M101, M102, M103, M14A-SBS, M14D-SBS, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M23-SBS, M3, M34-SBS, M34A-SBS, M55, M8, M9, QM21, SIM10, SIM11, SIM1C, SIM3, SIM31, SIM33, SIM33C, SIM3C, SIM4C, SIM6, SIM7, SIM9, X27, X28, X37, X38, X63, X64, X68
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About

Gramercy Arts is a dual-mission high school that offers all students a well-rounded college preparatory education that balances rigorous academic coursework with four years of study in the visual and theater arts. We believe that the creativity that is cultivated within our arts' curricula supports students' success across all subject areas. Furthermore, offerings in core subjects are supplemented with a variety of AP and College Now courses. Graduates are expected to attain an Arts endorsed Regent's Diploma. Our Capstone program allows students to graduate with anywhere from 15 to 30 college credits from AP Exams and College Now, while maintaining access to our rich array of Arts courses.

Academic Highlights: College Preparatory, Student Centered, Leverage Creativity

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community Service Expected, Extended Day, Health Center, Internship Expected, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Orientation

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 Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Seminar, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art - Drawing, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited])
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Arts
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Handball, Soccer, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Softball, Volleyball
Activities
Spring Musical, Fall Play, Gay Straight Alliance, Open Visual Arts Studio, Newspaper, Anime, Gaming
Programs
Visual Arts(M66A)
Computer Science & Technology, Visual Art & Design

Students enrolled in this program experience an education with an emphasis on skills and technologies that can lead to 21st century employment using digital design, computer aided drafting, website design, product design and careers yet to be discovered! Content increases in rigor as students progress through the years. Students keep a portfolio of work so that they may not only reflect on their learning but use these portfolios as evidence and discussion points at job and college interviews.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are ranked by the school based on their auditions. Offers are made in priority group and rank order.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Theater Arts(M66B)
Performing Arts

The Theater Arts are used as a conduit for self-confidence and self-awareness so that graduates can be engaging in both theaters and board rooms. A 4-year curriculum is offered where students can take 1-2 periods of theater daily. Students acquire skills used in theatre and performance as well as other career paths. Learners focus on directing, playwriting, musical theater, and technical design. An senior-year Exit Project is completed for all students so they may earn an arts endorsed diploma.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are ranked by the school based on their auditions. Offers are made in priority group and rank order.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Capstone Scholars(M66I)
Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design

Our Capstone Scholars program serves academically inclined students who are committed to engaging with challenging curricula beyond the core academic requirements for graduation. These learners should welcome student centered discourse, and embrace the opportunity to engage in a productive struggle in furtherance of learning. Students begin considering the college process in grade 9 with college trips, college and career counseling and advisory. Students in our Capstone Scholars program will also choose between theater arts and visual arts as a four year sequence of creative expression.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on a school-based assessment, and in some cases also their course grades.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
508
518
    Grade 12 Students
129
92
    Grade 11 Students
79
103
    Grade 10 Students
158
158
    Grade 9 Students
142
165
Graduation %
98
95
College %
63
77
Capstone Scholars (M66I)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

37 / 25 (1.48)
7 / 7 (1.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Theater Arts (M66B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

56 / 53 (1.06)
14 / 15 (0.93)
Offers - Waitlist
Visual Arts (M66A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

140 / 82 (1.71)
35 / 22 (1.59)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 66% responded
Academic Rigor 
  72.29%
Academic Engagement 
  53.42%
Safety 
  78.44%
Bully Prevention 
  64.38%
Inclusivity 
  87.10%
Mental Support 
  64.60%
Environment 
  61.73%
Post-School Support 
  78.44%
Teacher Responses - 76% responded
Academic Rigor 
  81.67%
School Satisfaction 
  67.67%
Student Behavior 
  66.67%
Student Support 
  83.07%
School Leadership 
  60.67%
Instructional Clarity 
  61.60%
Instructional Development 
  81.76%
Post-School Support 
  93.38%
Family Responses - 13% responded
Education 
  83.00%
Teacher Support 
  84.33%
Safety 
  89.67%
School Community 
  85.11%
School Leadership 
  94.09%
Post-School Support 
  89.00%

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. %
  98.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  64
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  37
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  99.00%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  438
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  458
Postsecondary
2-Year College 22.90%
4-Year College 41.80%
Unknown 35.30%

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 30.90%
Female 68.90%
Other 0.20%
English Language Learners:
  2.60%
Students with IEPs:
  17.10%
Economic Need Index:
  73.90%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 4.90%
Black 32.50%
Hispanic 50.20%
White 9.40%
Other 3.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 13.50%
Hispanic 16.20%
White 51.40%
Other 18.90%
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