N.Y.C. Lab School for Collaborative Studies (02M412)

333 West 17 Street, Manhattan, NY 10011, Manhattan
Phone: 212-691-6119
Email: jkoch2@nyclabschool.org
Hours: 8:30am - 3:20pm
Principal: Brooke Jackson
School Website: https://www.nyclabschool.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/42736
Admissions Information: https://www.nyclabschool.org/admissions/
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M412/HS/
Subway: 1 to 18th St; 2, 3, F, M to 6th Av; A, C, E, L to 14th St
Bus: M11, M12, M14A-SBS, M14D-SBS, M20, M23-SBS, M55, M7, SIM1C, SIM33, SIM33C, SIM3C, SIM4C, SIM7, SIM9, X27, X28
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Lab learners collaborate, question, reflect, and advocate for their own needs and for the needs of others. Lab is a full-inclusion school in which all classes are comprised of general education and special education students learning together. We are deeply invested in Racial Equity, Social Emotional Learning, and student-centered, project-based Deep Learning that emphasis process over product, depth over breadth, and the growth mindset. At Lab, we are motivated by community, family, love, and joy, rather than competition, profit, and fear. Our relationships are our greatest assets; they undergird academic, social, and emotional development.

Academic Highlights: Student programs feature advisory., We offer a range of courses including: Disability Justice, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Photoshop, Art and Identify, Fashion, Band, Wellness, Statistics, Forensics, and Robotics., Juniors and seniors have the opportunity to participate in an internship program and serve as college-style teacher assistants (TAs)., Our AP courses begin in 11th grade, are heterogenous, ICT supported, and challenge-by-choice.

Other Features: College Trips, Community Service Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Student Parent Orientation

School Features:

  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school
  • Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch for 75% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Diploma Endorsements
Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Our clubs are created and led by students. New club proposals are always welcome. Club offerings include: Black Student Union, Asian Culture Club, La Alianza, GSA, Muslim Student Association, Neurodiversity Student Association, Music Club, Student Government, Model UN, Bike Club, Video Game Club, Green Team, Coding Club, Chess Club, Lab Theater Company, Body Positivity, SALT Photography, Hudson River Community Sailing, Lab Report Newspaper
College Prep(M74A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Collaborative work and interdisciplinary projects.

Students are admitted based on their course grades
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
DIA Admissions:
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 75% of seats.
  • For the remaining 25% of seats, all students will be considered.
N.Y.C. Lab School for Collaborative Studies ASD Nest Program(M74Y)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Avg. Class Size
Complaints / Suspensions
11 / 0
<5 / 0
Attendance %
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
3,288 (1,387) / 109
3,913 / 98
College Prep (M74A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

1,258 / 83 (15.16)
116 / 20 (5.80)
Offers - Waitlist
N.Y.C. Lab School for Collaborative Studies ASD Nest Program (M74Y)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 70% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 71% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 31% 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:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly school surveys: https://infohub.nyced.org/reports/students-and-schools/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. ACT English Score
Avg. ACT Math Score
Avg. ACT Reading Score
Avg. ACT Science Score
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 1.80%
4-Year College 84.80%
Unknown 13.40%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports: https://infohub.nyced.org/reports/students-and-schools/school-quality/school-quality-reports-and-resources

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 55.80%
Female 44.20%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 25.30%
Black 5.60%
Hispanic 15.60%
White 47.80%
Other 5.70%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 12.80%
White 74.50%
Other 12.70%