Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics (04M435)

260 Pleasant Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10029, Manhattan
Phone: 212-876-4639
Email: Rtorres2@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:20am - 2:40pm
School Website: https://mcsm.net
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/42959
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/04M435/HS/
Bus: BxM10, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M101, M102, M103, M106, M116, M15, M15-SBS, M35, M98
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About

We are a college preparatory science and mathematics high school. Course offerings and high standards enable students to succeed after graduation at the nation's most selective colleges. Our teachers provide each student with personalized attention and guidance. We provide four years of science and math with extensive liberal arts. Every freshman will take a year-long writing intensive small class-size English course to prepare them for college. All students take Advanced Placement (AP) courses, World History in the 10th grade and English Literature in the 12th grade, with options to take many AP courses in science, mathematics, and the humanities in addition. Many of our students take college courses though Columbia University DDC and CUNY College Now program. Our students participate in scientific research with university mentors, some resulting in publication and presentation. All juniors are provided free mandatory SAT preparation courses which help students' competitive standings.

Academic Highlights: Grade 11 students take a mandated SAT prep program designed and taught by MCSM teachers. This program has significantly raised average SAT scores., Project Boost (college tour program), Comprehensive after-school program for tutoring and clubs, Columbia University Double Discover Program., Mount Sinai Center for Excellence in Youth Education, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), Fordham STEP Program, NYPL Bridge Up, International Student and Teacher Exchange Program (ISTEP), Advanced Science Research (ASR), Mount Sinai MedDOCS Cardiology Program, We have begun to offer College Now on site, as a CCNY a professor teaches Psychology at MCSM. Many students attend College Now at CUNY campuses.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish

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 Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French, Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball
Programs
Science & Mathematics Research(M16J)
Science & Math

Our mission is to provide each student with the best possible and greatest number of college admissions choices by senior year. Students are prepared to be college ready by providing them with challenging courses, academic supports ensuring achievement, and detailed enrichment programs to help construct a strong college resume. While math and science are their strengths, we focus on college-readiness, reading, and writing. More than 50% of our students are enrolled in AP courses.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Bilingual Spanish Science & Mathematics(M16K)
Science & Math

Bilingual students follow the same academic programming and rigor of general education students, while guaranteed language support ensuring equitable college-ready opportunities.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are ranked by the school based on English proficiency and/or home language. Offers are made in priority group and rank order. See program details for more information
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents whose home language is Spanish
Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics D75 Inclusion Program(M16U)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
1,648
1,552
    Grade 12 Students
384
409
    Grade 11 Students
401
381
    Grade 10 Students
365
415
    Grade 9 Students
498
347
Graduation %
99
97
College %
77
83
Bilingual Spanish Science & Mathematics (M16K)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

130 / 27 (4.81)
13 / 7 (1.86)
Waitlist
Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics D75 Inclusion Program (M16U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Science & Mathematics Research (M16J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

1,944 / 289 (6.73)
156 / 80 (1.95)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
  87.57%
Academic Engagement 
  75.50%
Safety 
  89.00%
Bully Prevention 
  88.13%
Inclusivity 
  94.70%
Mental Support 
  81.90%
Environment 
  81.91%
Post-School Support 
  89.89%
Teacher Responses - 97% responded
Academic Rigor 
  97.67%
School Satisfaction 
  99.33%
Student Behavior 
  97.22%
Student Support 
  99.40%
School Leadership 
  99.20%
Instructional Clarity 
  99.00%
Instructional Development 
  98.88%
Post-School Support 
  99.50%
Family Responses - 79% responded
Education 
  96.00%
Teacher Support 
  84.83%
Safety 
  94.67%
School Community 
  89.00%
School Leadership 
  95.09%
Post-School Support 
  96.00%

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. %
  99.50%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  79
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  79
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  96.80%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  589
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  575
Postsecondary
2-Year College 11.60%
4-Year College 73.10%
Unknown 15.30%

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 49.50%
Female 50.40%
Other 0.10%
English Language Learners:
  6.10%
Students with IEPs:
  17.50%
Economic Need Index:
  73.60%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 21.40%
Black 19.50%
Hispanic 45.20%
White 10.20%
Other 3.70%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 13.50%
Black 5.60%
Hispanic 36.00%
White 41.60%
Other 3.30%
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