Park East High School (04M495)

230 East 105 Street, Manhattan, NY 10029, Manhattan
Phone: 212-831-1517
Hours: 08:50am - 03:10pm
Principal: Suzy Ort
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Subway: 6 to 103rd St
Bus: BxM1, BxM11, BxM2, BxM3, BxM4, M1, M101, M102, M103, M106, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M3, M4, M96, M98
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Our motto is 'Purpose, Preparation, Pride.' We are a school that values community, and strong relationships to ensure academic success. Because of our highly structured four-year advisory system, we help students develop individual and social responsibility by setting the highest personal and academic standards. Our course selection is rigorous and is college preparatory. Our students acquire a set of values and a sense of kinship that allows them to reach ambitious goals. We develop rich, caring, and warm relationships with our students through our bustling sports and after-school programs. Our students are welcomed and valued members of our school community; their voices are heard and they are at the center of everything we do.

Academic Highlights: SAT Prep, Mount Sinai - MedDocs Program, College Bound College Preparatory Program, Scholars for Educational Opportunity, Heckscher Scholars Program

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Diversity in Admissions, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Uniform

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch for 66% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, Biology (College Course [Uncredited]), Calculus (College Course [Uncredited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Uncredited]), Econ/Gov (College Course [Uncredited]), ELA (College Course [Uncredited]), Math (College Course [Uncredited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (College Course [Uncredited]), Social Studies (College Course [Uncredited]), US History (College Course [Uncredited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages), World Languages (College Course [Uncredited])
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Other Sports
Basketball, Fitness Club, Volleyball
Partnerships: Heckscher Scholars Program, Scholars for Educational Opportunity (SEO) MS2Squared, OPPNet, Mount Sinai Hospital MedDocs Program, and Urban Arts Partnership Clubs, Activities and Sports: Honors Book Club, After-School Tutoring, Annual Career Day, SAT Prep, PRIDE Council, Gender and Sexuality Alliance, Art Club and Exhibition, College/Cultural Trip to Boston/Washington DC, Conflict Mediation, Thinkers Club, Honors Awards Night, Improv Club,Cooking Club, Anime Club, Gaming Club, International Travel Club, Bring Change to Mind Club, Improv Club, Volunteer Club, Chess Cub, Intra-School Advisory Team-Building and Competition, Welcome Week, & Yearbook
Park East High School(M17J)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Students are admitted based on their course grades
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
DIA Admissions:
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 66% of seats.
  • For the remaining 34% 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
22 / 8
<5 / 0
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
2268 (718) / 100
2243 / 100
Park East High School (M17J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

624 / 78 (8.00)
96 / 22 (4.36)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 85% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 94% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 47% 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
2-Year College 12.80%
4-Year College 72.10%
Unknown 15.10%

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Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 48.30%
Female 51.70%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 7.00%
Black 25.70%
Hispanic 60.50%
White 4.40%
Other 2.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 16.70%
White 63.90%
Other 19.40%