CSI High School for International Studies (31R047)

100 Essex Drive, Staten Island, NY 10314, Staten Island
Phone: 718-370-6900
Email: mkumar5@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 7:30am - 3:45pm
School Website: https://csihighschool.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/38797
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/31R047/HS/
Bus: S44, S55, S56, S59, S61, S79-SBS, S89, S91, S94, SIM31, SIM4, SIM4C, SIM4X, SIM8, SIM8X
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Our challenging and academically demanding program is designed around college preparedness & aligned to Next Generation Standards. High standards, rigor & global themes are infused throughout subjects. Demanding standards around student conduct, school tone, and academic citizenship are strictly maintained. Prohibition of student cell phone use/electronics is strictly enforced. Students are required to present comprehensive portfolios and engage in summer research projects. Teachers work to challenge students’ thinking, build student ownership of learning, and prepare students for college. Building global competence, all students must undertake at least 3 years of world language, including Mandarin Chinese or Spanish. 99% of students graduate in four years. 81% of students enroll in college or career programs. 96% of students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room, and cafeteria.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Summer Bridge, Summer Orientation, Summer Session

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 Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP Studio Art - Drawing, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Mandarin, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Other Sports
Badminton, Cheerleading, Fencing, Flag Football, Soccer, Wrestling
LION (Love is our Niche), Sport Of The Month, Mental Health Club, MSK (My Sister’s Keeper), MBK (My Brother’s Keeper), BC2M (Bring Change to Mind), Rubik's Cube Club, Awareness Club, Fashion Club, Forensics/Garden Club, Muslim Club, Lego Club
CSI High School for International Studies(R01R)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

CSI is rated a Well Developed school (NYCDOE Quality Review) featured on the prestigious 2016 Newsweek America's Top High Schools listings, NY Post's 2017 TOP 25 Best High Schools, and 2017/18 Blue Ribbon Nominated School. Accountability to quality of work, class participation, and sharp communication skills is heavily emphasized across the curriculum. Students have access to honors, AP class offerings, and college classes as they progress. All student work is carefully graded and assessed.

Students are randomly selected
  • (Group 1) Priority to Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then 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 %
CSI High School for International Studies (R01R)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

785 / 97 (8.09)
122 / 30 (4.07)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 93% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 82% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 59% 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 6.80%
4-Year College 84.10%
Public Service 0.80%
Vocational Program 1.50%
Unknown 6.80%

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 51.20%
Female 48.80%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 26.20%
Black 7.00%
Hispanic 24.40%
White 40.40%
Other 2.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
White 76.90%
Other 23.10%