Vanguard High School (02M449)

317 East 67 Street, Manhattan, NY 10065, Manhattan
Phone: 212-517-5175
Email: webmaster@vhsnyc.org
Hours: 8:40am - 3:10pm
School Website: https://www.vanguardhighschool.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/39553
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M449/HS/
Subway: 4, 5, N, Q, R to 59th St; 6 to 68th St-Hunter College; F to Lexington Av
Bus: BxM1, BxM10, BxM11, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M1, M101, M102, M103, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M3, M31, M4, M57, M66, M72, M98, Q101, Q32, Q60, QM2, QM20, QM3
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About

Vanguard High School offers a challenging college preparatory program in a close-knit and nurturing environment. Access to technology, arts, extracurricular activities, and travel opportunities through our partnerships enable our students to develop as analytical, articulate, and reflective citizens who care about and engage with the world around them to make positive change. We support our students in pursuing internships and connect them to mentors, opportunities, and programs and start yearly college exploration in 9th grade. At Vanguard, you will develop your own perspective, connect with a diverse group of peers, and express yourself in a safe and welcoming environment where you are known and cared about and your voice is valued.

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Academic Highlights: Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBATs)

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Extended Day Program, Health Center, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat

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

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP English Literature and Composition, Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited])
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
Programs
College Preparatory(M95A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Students' growth in understanding and thinking is assessed by researching, writing, presenting, and defending portfolios in math, science, history and literary analysis and working on in-depth projects. Students also complete an autobiography portfolio, using oral and visual components.

Method:
Requirement:
Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
426
429
    Grade 12 Students
71
81
    Grade 11 Students
105
90
    Grade 10 Students
122
112
    Grade 9 Students
128
146
Graduation %
90
67
College %
49
61
College Preparatory (M95A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

72 / 86 (0.84)
27 / 24 (1.13)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 61% responded
Academic Rigor 
  75.57%
Academic Engagement 
  65.00%
Safety 
  84.78%
Bully Prevention 
  72.00%
Inclusivity 
  89.00%
Mental Support 
  75.30%
Environment 
  73.55%
Post-School Support 
  85.22%
Teacher Responses - 80% responded
Academic Rigor 
  87.33%
School Satisfaction 
  88.17%
Student Behavior 
  68.00%
Student Support 
  95.67%
School Leadership 
  88.67%
Instructional Clarity 
  81.80%
Instructional Development 
  89.71%
Post-School Support 
  94.75%
Family Responses - 16% responded
Education 
  92.25%
Teacher Support 
  87.33%
Safety 
  95.00%
School Community 
  84.33%
School Leadership 
  92.73%
Post-School Support 
  92.50%

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 (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  82.90%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  17
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  48.80%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  437
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  455
Postsecondary
2-Year College 16.10%
4-Year College 37.70%
Other Postsecondary 1.10%
Unknown 45.10%

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 50.00%
Female 50.00%
English Language Learners:
  5.40%
Students with IEPs:
  23.70%
Economic Need Index:
  81.30%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 3.30%
Black 26.30%
Hispanic 60.10%
White 8.20%
Other 2.10%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 14.70%
Black 14.70%
Hispanic 20.60%
White 41.20%
Other 8.80%
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