High School For Climate Justice (02M655)

320 East 96 Street, Manhattan, NY 10128, Manhattan
Phone: 212-348-1694
Email: cgual@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 9:00am - 3:20pm
School Website: https://www.climatejustice.nyc
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/41465
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M655/HS/
Subway: 6 to 96th St
Bus: BxM1, BxM10, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M101, M102, M103, M106, M15, M15-SBS, M31, M86-SBS, M96, M98
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About

At the High School for Climate Justice, we provide a rigorous & culturally responsive academic curriculum in a supportive environment that elevates student voice and facilitates opportunities for students to grow and become agents of change in their communities. Students at the High School for Climate Justice engage in rigorous coursework and curriculum that are grounded in Culturally-Responsive practices. Classes seek to build community by embracing individual identity through carefully crafted learning experiences, thoughtful text-selection, and meaningful reflection. Teachers work collaboratively to plan interdisciplinary units that highlight our Climate Justice grade themes and reveal the interconnectedness of the various academic disciplines. With a focus on Criticality, students become the agents of change in their own education, our school, and their communities.

Academic Highlights: AP Courses Available

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

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 Biology, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Other Sports
Badminton, Bowling, Fitness Club, Ping Pong, Basketball
Activities
Anime Club, Art Club, Band/Choir Club, Big Brother/Big Sister, Bike Club, Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) Program, Chess Club, Crochet Club, Culture Club, Dance Club, Explore Urban Spaces Club, Fashion Club, Film Club, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Music Production Club, Philosophy Club, Podcasting Club, Pono sanctuary Visits, Resilient Schools Consortium, SAT Prep & Tutoring, Student Council. Fall Outdoor Social, Halloween Festival, Thanksgiving Pie Party, Winter Concert & Cocoa, Ice Skating and Spring Field Day
Programs
HS for Climate Justice(M40A)
Health Professions

Focus on Life Sciences with science electives, internships, mentoring, and research opportunities.

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) Priority to Manhattan students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
310
332
    Grade 12 Students
60
63
    Grade 11 Students
60
54
    Grade 10 Students
95
102
    Grade 9 Students
95
113
Graduation %
75
82
College %
54
63
HS for Climate Justice (M40A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

36 / 119 (0.30)
6 / 33 (0.18)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 81% responded
Academic Rigor 
  73.14%
Academic Engagement 
  63.25%
Safety 
  74.00%
Bully Prevention 
  65.50%
Inclusivity 
  87.50%
Mental Support 
  74.10%
Environment 
  70.45%
Post-School Support 
  82.67%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  88.00%
School Satisfaction 
  95.17%
Student Behavior 
  72.00%
Student Support 
  96.80%
School Leadership 
  94.93%
Instructional Clarity 
  96.80%
Instructional Development 
  95.06%
Post-School Support 
  98.00%
Family Responses - 21% responded
Education 
  94.50%
Teacher Support 
  85.00%
Safety 
  92.00%
School Community 
  87.67%
School Leadership 
  93.55%
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. %
  89.60%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  46
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  46
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  70.10%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  389
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  411
Postsecondary
2-Year College 6.80%
4-Year College 34.10%
Other Postsecondary 9.10%
Unknown 50.00%

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 51.80%
Female 48.20%
English Language Learners:
  8.40%
Students with IEPs:
  24.20%
Economic Need Index:
  90.10%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 7.10%
Black 22.90%
Hispanic 55.20%
White 5.20%
Other 9.60%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 18.50%
White 55.60%
Other 25.90%
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