Talent Unlimited High School (02M519)

317 East 67 Street, Manhattan, NY 10065, Manhattan
Phone: 212-737-1530
Email: admissions@tuhs.nyc
Hours: 8:15am - 2:35pm
School Website: https://www.instagram.com/talentunlimitedhighschool/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48390
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M519/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

We are an inclusive ensemble, empowering diverse individuals to collaborate, explore, and take responsibility for authentic, bold choices in a student-centered learning environment. We provide our students with a rigorous dual focus in both the performing arts and liberal arts, with students taking 3 performance classes and 4 liberal arts classes each year. The balance of the two supports all students to become life-long artists and learners. Students perform in grades 9-12 in a variety of performance settings, both intimate and grand, in school and throughout NYC and beyond. Our staff sets high expectations for all students. Our guidance team ensures that each child is supported in various ways over the course of every year. Our learning community is comprised of families from all five boroughs, mirroring the diversity of NYC Public Schools. We are conveniently located one block from our CUNY partner, Hunter College, on the Upper East Side.

Academic Highlights: Community-Based Affiliates: Academy for Teachers, American Museum of Natural History, Big Brother Big Sister, Center for Educational Innovation, House of Speakeasy, Hospital for Special Surgery, Math for America, Morningside Center, Union Settlement, BlackRock, NYU College Advising Core, Lambda Literary, Work-Based Learning Internships: American Folk Art Museum, Ballet Hispanico, Bloomberg Arts, Dancewave, DCTV, Exploring the Arts, Kaufman Studios, Martha Graham, Master Voices, Mint Theater, Park Avenue Armory, Rioult, Paul Taylor, PS226, TADA!, Young Dancemakers Company, Young Voices, College and Career Ready Courses: Advanced Placement (AP), College Now (with Hunter College), Math, Science, Computer Science, Theatrical Design, Artists-In-Residence: American Composer Orchestra, American Dance Legacy Institute, Circle in the Square, David Dorfman, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jose Limon, Lars Lubovitch, Martha Graham, Met Opera, Opus Dance, Park Avenue Armory, Paul Taylor, Pentacle, Roundabout Theatre, Sydney Dance, Theatre Development Fund, Upright Citizen Brigade, Western Wind, Sequence: Four-year performing arts and liberal arts curriculum exceeding Advanced Regents Diploma requirements

Other Features: College Trips, Community Service Expected, Extended Day, Health Center, 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, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Summer Session

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 Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Music Theory, AP Statistics, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Arts, Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
Other Sports
Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Softball
Activities
Equity Team, Asian Culture Club, Chess Club, Dungeon and Dragons Club, Dance Team, LGBTQ Pride Think Tank, Student Government (SGO), Newspaper Club, HOSA, Music Production Club, Piano Lab, Gospel Choir, Anointed Voices, Debate Club, SAT Prep, American Sign Language
Programs
Musical Theater(M42J)
Performing Arts

A four-year rigorous curriculum prepares students for college and career. Students take acting, vocal, and musical theater dance classes with specific focus on tuning their physical instruments in preparation for full productions as upperclassmen. Students study musical theatre history, ensemble-building, improvisation, and acting through song. In addition, the senior year includes specialized units in college audition readiness, industry exposure, and theater as a business.

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
Vocal Music: Classical and Contemporary(M42K)
Performing Arts

A four-year rigorous curriculum prepares students for college and career. Students take daily solo voice and ensemble classes, studying repertoire in English, Italian, French, and German. Students perform on the main stage all four years, including a fully staged opera in 12th grade. Students study piano, musicianship/theory, and phonetics. Students may complete internships with cultural organizations, perform in events including NYSSMA adjudication, and graduate with 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
Dance: Ballet and Modern(M42L)
Performing Arts

A four-year rigorous curriculum prepares students for college and career. Students take daily ballet, modern, improvisation, dance composition, pointe, and repertory. Dancers perform on the main stage all four years. Students study dance history, anatomy, injury prevention, body conditioning and yoga, and workshops with professional companies, including Martha Graham in 11th and 12th grades. Students complete internships with cultural organizations and graduate with 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
Drama(M42N)
Performing Arts

A four-year rigorous curriculum prepares students for college and career. Students take daily drama and movement classes on acting techniques and tuning their physical instruments in preparation for full productions in 11th and 12th grades. Students study theater history, voice and speech, improvisation, and digital filmmaking. Students complete internships with cultural organizations, compete yearly in the National Shakespeare Competition, and graduate with 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
Instrumental Music(M42P)
Performing Arts

A four-year rigorous curriculum prepares students for college and career. Students rehearse daily in large ensembles and have diverse performance opportunities throughout all four years. Students study music theory, history, and piano in 9th and 10th grades, and study solo repertory and chamber music in 11th and 12th grades. Students may complete internships with cultural organizations, perform in special events including NYSSMA adjudications, and graduate with an arts endorsement 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
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
436
486
    Grade 12 Students
106
135
    Grade 11 Students
108
111
    Grade 10 Students
105
116
    Grade 9 Students
117
124
Graduation %
100
98
College %
81
81
Dance: Ballet and Modern (M42L)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

170 / 20 (8.50)
27 / 6 (4.50)
Offers - Waitlist
Drama (M42N)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

120 / 19 (6.32)
16 / 5 (3.20)
Offers - Waitlist
Instrumental Music (M42P)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

67 / 28 (2.39)
13 / 8 (1.63)
Offers - Waitlist
Musical Theater (M42J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

80 / 18 (4.44)
8 / 5 (1.60)
Offers - Waitlist
Vocal Music: Classical and Contemporary (M42K)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

59 / 30 (1.97)
11 / 8 (1.38)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 46% responded
Academic Rigor 
  78.86%
Academic Engagement 
  59.00%
Safety 
  86.00%
Bully Prevention 
  83.38%
Inclusivity 
  90.80%
Mental Support 
  73.90%
Environment 
  73.73%
Post-School Support 
  82.44%
Teacher Responses - 78% responded
Academic Rigor 
  87.33%
School Satisfaction 
  90.00%
Student Behavior 
  77.33%
Student Support 
  90.87%
School Leadership 
  92.07%
Instructional Clarity 
  84.80%
Instructional Development 
  78.06%
Post-School Support 
  91.38%
Family Responses - 29% responded
Education 
  85.13%
Teacher Support 
  81.83%
Safety 
  94.67%
School Community 
  83.78%
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. %
  95.40%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  63
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  44
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  90.70%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  479
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  506
Postsecondary
2-Year College 11.90%
4-Year College 69.60%
Other Postsecondary 0.70%
Unknown 17.80%

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 28.90%
Female 71.10%
English Language Learners:
  1.80%
Students with IEPs:
  15.60%
Economic Need Index:
  55.20%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 3.00%
Black 21.10%
Hispanic 54.80%
White 16.50%
Other 4.60%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 20.00%
White 57.10%
Other 22.90%
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