Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts (02M531)

123 West 43 Street, Manhattan, NY 10036, Manhattan
Phone: 212-382-1875
Hours: 9:00am - 3:18pm
Principal: Michael Fram
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We offer a college-preparatory program and New York City's only comprehensive three-part theater arts sequence, where students hone their skills in music, dance, and acting. Students completing our program graduate with an Advanced Regents diploma with an Arts Endorsement in Theater. Our location in Times Square supports our school's focus. Our small size offers students an intimate environment to explore all aspects of theater from production to performance. Students participate in numerous class-based productions each year, and also have the opportunity to participate in our mainstage musical and straight play productions. Our balance of arts and academics allows our graduates to pursue a multitude of post-secondary paths.

Academic Highlights: Advanced Arts Ensembles (Acting, Chorus, Musical Theatre, Dance and Technical Theatre), College Now through Hunter College, School-wide College & Career Prep Course, 10 Advanced Placement Courses, Roundabout Theatre Company Partner School

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Diversity in Admissions, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Orientation

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch for 40% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Music Theory, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Biology (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Diploma Endorsements
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Table Tennis, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Flag Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Mainstage musical and play productions; Gender-Sexuality Alliance; CORE (Coalition on Racial Equity); Black/Latinx/Jewish/AAPI Student Unions; Tech Crew
Theater Arts(M20X)
Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design

Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts is NYC's premiere multidisciplinary Theatre Arts high school. Our students study ALL areas of theatre arts (acting, musicianship, choral singing, dance, playwriting, management and technical theatre). We believe that our students benefit from a comprehensive education in all components of theatre and their intersections. Along with a rigorous academic program, our students leave after four years as complete artists and students.

Students are ranked by the school based on their auditions. Offers are made in priority group and rank order.
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
DIA Admissions:
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 40% of seats.
  • For the remaining 60% 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
7 / 23
6 / 15
Attendance %
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
413 (86) / 60
402 / 60
Theater Arts (M20X)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

68 / 47 (1.45)
18 / 13 (1.38)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 49% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 89% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 25% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

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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
4-Year College 82.90%
Other Postsecondary 1.70%
Unknown 15.40%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 21.30%
Female 77.80%
Other 0.90%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 2.20%
Black 29.30%
Hispanic 46.70%
White 18.70%
Other 3.10%
Teacher Ethnicity:
White 66.70%
Other 33.30%