Port Richmond High School (31R445)

85 St Josephs Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302, Staten Island
Phone: 718-420-2100
Email: fotto@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:00am - 2:15pm
School Website: https://www.portrichmondhs.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/40336
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/31R445/HS/
Bus: S40, S44, S46, S53, S57, S59, S66, S89, S90, S94, S96, SIM3, SIM35, SIM3C
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About

Port Richmond High School is a comprehensive Community School that empowers students to reach their highest academic potential in a nurturing environment. Small, interest-based programs and a rigorous honors program are open to all students and offer a variety of services to our students and families through our new Port Richmond High School Health and Wellness Center. During students' first year, the Freshman Academy provides a culture of high standards, advanced courses, and academic support systems that address individual students' needs. Students are exposed to a wide array of extracurricular and athletic activities in combination with a challenging academic program that prepares them for college and the world of work.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Culinary Arts

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community School, Early College, Extended Day Program, Health Center, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • NYC 9-14 School, which offer a six-year program where students earn a high school diploma, gain valuable work-based learning experiences, and can earn a no-cost Associate's degree (or up to two years of college credits)
  • 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 Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Italian, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Golf, Stunt
Programs
Gateway Honors Program: Mathematics & Science Institute for Pre-College Education(R10A)
Science & Math

The Gateway Honors Academy is a competitive honors program that prepares students for college study in applied mathematics, sciences, and related professions. Students complete college-level courses in science and research opportunities, internships, and SAT/ACT prep

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Culinary Arts(R10C)
Culinary Arts

Port Richmond's Culinary Arts Program is an academically rigorous four year program in which our students explore the culinary arts and are prepared for career opportunities in the hospitality and food services industry. We partner with C-CAP (Careers Through Culinary Arts) and Pro-Start (NYS Restaurant Association Curriculum). Students leave our program with a Food Handlers License. Work-Based Learning opportunities include job shadowing, paid internships and working in our student run cafe.

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 Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps(R10D)
JROTC

JROTC provides students with the tools, training, and experiences required for today's leadership roles. Drill courses provide the opportunity for students to participate in the National Drill Competition.

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 Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
P-TECH 9-14 Computer Science Program(R10E)
Computer Science & Technology, Science & Math

Students have the opportunity to earn their High School Diploma in four years with earned college credit. PTECH is a 9-14 school model, offering students an opportunity to earn free college credit through the College of Staten Island towards an applied Associate degree in Computer Science. Students qualify to attend CSI through coursework and college readiness prerequisites. Students enrolled in the program attend the College of Staten Island for free while supports from Port Richmond High School remain in place until the student receives their Associates Degree. Additionally, students are offered early career opportunities through various internships.

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 Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Institute of Business Technology, Hospitality & Entrepreneurship(R10K)
Business

The Institute of Business Technology, Hospitality & Entrepreneurship is a challenging program that immerses students in a CTE instructional model preparing them for business, economics, finance, and career education through the Virtual Enterprise Program.

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 Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
The Academy of the Arts(R10L)
Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design

The Academy of the Arts nurtures creatively talented students while providing comprehensive Regents level instruction including Advanced Placement and Honors courses. Students have the opportunity to experience classes in Media, Visual and Performing Arts. Classes include leveled band classes, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Chorus, Guitar, Orchestra, Theater, Radio & Television and Visual Arts classes. Partnerships include SI Community Television, Roundabout Theatre Company and Exploring The Arts.

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 Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
P-TECH 9-14 Health Sciences Program(R10M)
Health Professions

The P-Tech Health Sciences Early College Program is tied to our Career & Technical Education (CTE) Certificate Program in Medical Assisting. Students have the opportunity to earn their High School Diploma in four years with earned college credit. PTECH is a 9-14 school model, offering students an opportunity to earn free college credit through the College of Staten Island towards an applied Associate degree in Liberal Sciences with a biology focus. Students qualify to attend CSI through coursework and college readiness prerequisites. Students enrolled in the program attend the College of Staten Island for free while supports from Port Richmond High School remain in place until the student receives their Associates Degree. Additionally, students are offered early career opportunities through various internships.

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 Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Collegiate Academy Honors Program: Humanities Institute for Pre-College Education(R10R)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

The Collegiate Academy Honors Program is a competitive honors program that prepares students for college study in the humanities. Students complete college-level courses in the humanities.Through the YMCA of Greater New York, students are provided enrichment in college access and career development and SAT/ACT Prep. Students enjoy a free membership to the YMCA.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Port Richmond High School D75 Inclusion Program(R10U)

Zoned(R10Z)
Zoned

Comprehensive academic program.

Method:
Requirement:
Students who live within this school's zone are guaranteed an offer to this program, if they do not receive an offer to a higher choice. To see your child’s zoned school, go to your student's profile in MySchools and scroll down to "Zoned School”.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Guaranteed offer to students who live in the zoned area
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
1,731
1,634
    Grade 12 Students
426
416
    Grade 11 Students
442
390
    Grade 10 Students
437
414
    Grade 9 Students
426
414
Graduation %
85
83
College %
46
48
Collegiate Academy Honors Program: Humanities Institute for Pre-College Education (R10R)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

19 / 26 (0.73)
1 / 8 (0.13)
Offers - Waitlist
Culinary Arts (R10C)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

70 / 92 (0.76)
35 / 29 (1.21)
Offers - Waitlist
Gateway Honors Program: Mathematics & Science Institute for Pre-College Education (R10A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

25 / 52 (0.48)
6 / 16 (0.38)
Offers - Waitlist
Institute of Business Technology, Hospitality & Entrepreneurship (R10K)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

36 / 40 (0.90)
13 / 12 (1.08)
Offers - Waitlist
Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (R10D)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

12 / 26 (0.46)
4 / 8 (0.50)
Offers - Waitlist
Port Richmond High School D75 Inclusion Program (R10U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
P-TECH 9-14 Computer Science Program (R10E)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

27 / 26 (1.04)
9 / 8 (1.13)
Offers - Waitlist
P-TECH 9-14 Health Sciences Program (R10M)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

20 / 40 (0.50)
6 / 12 (0.50)
Offers - Waitlist
The Academy of the Arts (R10L)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

27 / 26 (1.04)
11 / 8 (1.38)
Offers - Waitlist
Zoned (R10Z)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 77% responded
Academic Rigor 
  75.57%
Academic Engagement 
  64.08%
Safety 
  75.22%
Bully Prevention 
  66.75%
Inclusivity 
  89.00%
Mental Support 
  74.10%
Environment 
  75.00%
Post-School Support 
  82.89%
Teacher Responses - 96% responded
Academic Rigor 
  92.33%
School Satisfaction 
  95.67%
Student Behavior 
  79.67%
Student Support 
  95.27%
School Leadership 
  97.27%
Instructional Clarity 
  95.40%
Instructional Development 
  94.53%
Post-School Support 
  97.50%
Family Responses - 30% responded
Education 
  93.75%
Teacher Support 
  86.00%
Safety 
  93.00%
School Community 
  87.00%
School Leadership 
  95.55%
Post-School Support 
  94.50%

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. %
  85.30%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  56
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  58
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  54.50%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  417
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  427
Postsecondary
2-Year College 15.10%
4-Year College 30.60%
Other Postsecondary 1.30%
Vocational Program 0.30%
Unknown 52.70%

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 51.10%
Female 48.80%
Other 0.10%
English Language Learners:
  14.60%
Students with IEPs:
  31.90%
Economic Need Index:
  79.30%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 6.20%
Black 23.10%
Hispanic 53.40%
White 14.10%
Other 3.20%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 6.20%
Hispanic 15.50%
White 69.80%
Other 8.50%
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