School of the Future High School (02M413)

127 East 22 Street, Manhattan, NY 10010, Manhattan
Phone: 212-475-8086
Email: sshapiro@sof.edu
Hours: 08:50am - 03:27pm
School Website: https://www.sof.edu
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/39795
Admissions Information: https://www.sof.edu/admissions/entering-9th-grade/
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M413/HS/
Subway: 4, 5, L, N, Q, R to Union Square; 6 to 23rd St
Bus: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM10, BxM11, BxM18, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M1, M101, M102, M103, M14A-SBS, M14D-SBS, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M23-SBS, M3, M34-SBS, M34A-SBS, M55, M7, 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

The School of the Future is a student-centered and challenging school with the goal of preparing all graduates to enter the college or profession of their choice. Our students learn to think critically and solve problems in a supportive environment. We challenge our students to exceed the expectations set by the New York State Board of Regents by preparing them for research-based exhibition presentations in order to graduate.

Academic Highlights: Advanced Courses Offered, Language Courses Available, Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBATs)

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

School Features:

  • Performance Assessment School, which base graduation requirements on the successful completion of performance assessments in major subject areas in lieu of one or more Regents exams
  • 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 66% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Math (College Course [Uncredited]), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Mandarin, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Handball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Activities
Model United Nations, Student Council, Pride/GSA, Key Club, Global Glimpse, Robotics Team, Black Student Union, Asian Student Association, Latine Heritage Club, Chess Club, Science Club, Drawing Club, Book Club, Anime Club, Games Club, Literature Magazine, Chorus, Drama Club, Debate Club, Prom Committee, Dance Club, Yearbook Committee, Trivia Club, Badminton Club, Afterschool Tutoring, SOF Green Team, Ski & Snowboard Club, The MOTH Storytellers, Operation Smile, Recording Studio Club, Science Olympiad, Social Justice Club
Programs
School of the Future(M83A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

This program requires students to complete an assignment as part of admissions. Soon, you will be able to upload your completed assignment through MySchools. Learn more at https://www.schools.nyc.gov/AssessmentHS/

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on a school-based assessment, and in some cases also their course grades.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
DIA Admissions:
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 66% of seats.
  • For the remaining 34% of seats, all students will be considered.
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
441
445
    Grade 12 Students
102
101
    Grade 11 Students
115
105
    Grade 10 Students
113
119
    Grade 9 Students
111
120
Graduation %
97
97
College %
77
90
School of the Future (M83A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

698 / 85 (8.21)
56
29
85 / 23 (3.70)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 66% responded
Academic Rigor 
  70.29%
Academic Engagement 
  57.58%
Safety 
  74.44%
Bully Prevention 
  59.75%
Inclusivity 
  84.80%
Mental Support 
  67.40%
Environment 
  62.27%
Post-School Support 
  69.00%
Teacher Responses - 35% responded
Academic Rigor 
  78.33%
School Satisfaction 
  76.83%
Student Behavior 
  68.11%
Student Support 
  83.87%
School Leadership 
  81.40%
Instructional Clarity 
  79.40%
Instructional Development 
  81.35%
Post-School Support 
  88.64%
Family Responses - 25% responded
Education 
  86.13%
Teacher Support 
  79.50%
Safety 
  90.67%
School Community 
  79.11%
School Leadership 
  87.45%
Post-School Support 
  83.00%

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
  18
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  99.00%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  539
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  565
Postsecondary
2-Year College 6.10%
4-Year College 75.50%
Unknown 18.40%

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 54.40%
Female 45.60%
English Language Learners:
  1.80%
Students with IEPs:
  23.40%
Economic Need Index:
  43.20%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 19.50%
Black 12.50%
Hispanic 20.20%
White 39.20%
Other 8.60%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 13.70%
Hispanic 9.80%
White 70.60%
Other 5.90%
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