High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies (02M545)

350 Grand Street, Manhattan, NY 10002, Manhattan
Phone: 212-475-4097
Email: ywu18@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:00am - 2:50pm
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/39320
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M545/HS/
Subway: B, D to Grand St; F, J, M, Z to Delancey St
Bus: B39, M1, M103, M14A-SBS, M14D-SBS, M15, M15-SBS, M21, M22, M9
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At our school, Chinese (Mandarin) speaking English Language Learners and English proficient students learn both languages while preparing for college and careers. We have a challenging curriculum that includes enriched math and science courses and opportunities to participate in a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) classes by 11th grade. Asia-related topics are woven into all subject areas. Dual Language students are expected to exceed city and state standards and demonstrate cross-cultural behavior. English proficient students and English Language Learners learn together in both languages. All students are expected to comprehend, speak, read, and write in English and Chinese by the time they graduate.

Other Features: College Trips, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Weekend Programs

English Language Learner Programs: Dual Language: Chinese;Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese

School Features:

  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
ELL Programs
Dual Language: Chinese;Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese
Diploma Endorsements
Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Handball, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies(M59A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Students are ranked based on English proficiency and/or their home language, as well as academic performance. Offers are made in priority group and rank order. See program details for more information.
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies (M59A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

478 / 85 (5.62)
20 / 23 (0.87)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 99% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 34% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 11% 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:

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. %
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 8.20%
4-Year College 85.70%
Unknown 6.10%

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 49.90%
Female 50.10%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 91.40%
Black 1.30%
Hispanic 3.20%
White 2.70%
Other 1.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 56.50%
White 30.40%
Other 13.10%