N.Y.C. Museum School (02M414)

333 West 17 Street, Manhattan, NY 10011, Manhattan
Phone: 212-675-6206
Email: LHindelong@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:30am - 02:50pm
Principal: Andre Rodrigues
School Website: https://www.nycmuseumschool.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/44635
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M414/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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We offer a unique program that uses the city's museums and cultural institutions to enrich our curricula. Our current partners are the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney, Japan Society, Schomburg Center, and Hudson River Community Sailing, who each become extensions of our classrooms, affording students the hands-on experience needed to make learning deep, challenging, and engaging. Classroom instruction draws upon learning that takes place in the field, and deepens it with content that compels questioning, reflection, and insight. In addition to our regular course sequences we offer 12 Advanced Placement courses and 3 world languages. We are an AP Capstone school. Upon graduation our students are well prepared to enter an excellent 4 year college or university. Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch for 50% of seats.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Diversity in Admissions, 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:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • 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 50% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Seminar, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Diploma Endorsements
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
Other Sports
Running Club
Archive Literary and Arts Magazine, Hudson River Community Sailing, Chorus, Guitar Club, Japanese Club, Running Club, Dance Club, Sustainability Club, League of Colors (GSA), Student Government, Student Activities Council, Computer Building Club, Natural Hair Club, Black Student Union, AAPI Club, Fashion & Design Club, Women's Empowerment Club, Debate Club, Social Justice Club, Sports, Statistics Club, Dungeons & Dragons Club, Drama Club, International Cooking Club, Video Game Design Club, K-Pop Club, Red Cross Club, Photoshop Club, Video Game Club
NYC Museum School(M85A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary, Science & Math

Our regular curriculum aligns with the standards and expectations for all students to graduate with a New York State Advanced Regents Diploma, in addition to the possibility of earning college credit through AP classes. As a part of this curriculum, students participate in twelve week-long museum module projects throughout 9th, 10th, and 11th grades. Students are expected to take and pass all Regents and AP exams for the courses in which they are enrolled.

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 50% of seats.
  • For the remaining 50% of seats, all students will be considered.
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
16 / 6
7 / 14
Attendance %
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
3,310 (1,136) / 124
3,142 / 124
NYC Museum School (M85A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

1,053 / 97 (10.86)
88 / 27 (3.26)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 79% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 28% 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. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 4.70%
4-Year College 81.30%
Other Postsecondary 0.90%
Vocational Program 0.90%
Unknown 12.20%

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 46.60%
Female 53.40%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 19.70%
Black 8.70%
Hispanic 25.50%
White 40.80%
Other 5.30%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 18.80%
White 53.10%
Other 28.10%