Tottenville High School (31R455)

100 Luten Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10312, Staten Island
Phone: 718-668-8800
Email: lapostolopoulos@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 7:10am - 2:45pm
School Website: https://tottenvillehs.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/41463
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/31R455/HS/
Bus: S55, S56, S59, S78, SIM2, SIM24, SIM25
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About

Our mission at Tottenville High School is to commit to promoting comprehensive goals, effective communication and strategies while challenging our students to be socially, respectfully, and culturally responsible for our diverse learners in order to prepare our students to achieve excellence by allowing them to express themselves.

Academic Highlights: Career Pathways - Academy of Finance, Architecture, Aviation, Computer Science, Cosmetology, Law Academy, Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), TV/Media Production, CTE program(s): Advertising, Automotive Technology, Culinary Arts, Dental Chair Side Assisting, Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician, Medical Lab and Allied Health Pro, Art Academy - Drawing, Painting, Digital Photography, Mixed Media, Portfolio and Dance, Music Academy - Competitive Marching Band, String Ensemble, Wind Instruments, Percussion, Symphonic Orchestra, Vocal Training, Mixed Chorus and Concert Choir. Chancellor Endorsed Music Diploma. Participate in NYSMA State-Wide Judication Performance

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Dress Code, Extended Day, Extended Year, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

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 Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Psychology, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), 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
American Sign Language, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
NYS Seal of Biliteracy
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Golf
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Dance
Activities
ACTIVE MINDS CLUB, ALBANIAN CULTURE CLUB, ANIMAL AID CLUB, ASIAN AMERICAN ASSOCIATION, AUTISM AWARENESS CLUB , AV TEAM, BLACK STUDENT UNION, BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION CLUB, BROADWAY CLUB, BUSINESS ACHIEVERS CLUB, BUTTERFLY OF DIFFERENCES CLUB, CARD MAGIC CLUB, CARE CLUB, CAREER EXPLORATION CLUB, CHESS CLUB, CHRISTIAN SEEKERS CLUB, COMFORT & COOKIES BAKING CLUB, COMMIT TO BE FIT, COOKING CLUB (BEACON), COPTIC CLUB, CREATIVE WRITING CLUB, DANCE COMPANY (BEACON), DEBATE TEAM, DENTAL CLUB, DIGITAL ART CLUB, DRAMA CLUB. ENTERTAINMENT SKITTLES CLUB, ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLUB , ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB, FUTURE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS MENTORING, GENDER SEXUALITY ALLIANCE (GSA), GIRLS WHO CODE, GLOBAL OUTREACH CLUB, GREEK CLUB, GREENERY CLUB, HELP US HELP THEM, HISPANIC CULTURE CLUB , ITALIAN CULTURE CLUB, JAIME’S LILAC FOUNDATION CLUB, JASA CLUB, JEWISH CULTURE CLUB, JUNIOR STATES OF AMERICA (JSA), KEY CLUB, KNIT FOR KIDS, LACROSSE CLUB (BOYS), LEGO CLUB. LIBRARY BOOK CLUB. LINENS N LOVE CLUB, LUZURIAGA FOUNDATION CLUB, MARINE BIOLOGY CLUB , MATH TEAM, MEDIA BOOK CLUB, MOCK TRIAL, MODEL UN, MOOT COURT,MUSIC APPRECIATION CLUB, MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION (MSA), MY SISTER’S KEEPER, NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY, NYPD EXPLORERS, PROJECT SOAPBOX, RED CROSS CLUB, RESPECT FOR ALL CLUB, RUSSIAN SPEAKING CLUB, SING, SLAM! CREATIVE EXPRESSION CLUB (BEACON), SPRING MUSICAL, STEAM/ROBOTICS TEAM, STEP CLUB, STUDENT ORGANIZATION (S.O.), VETERANS MENTAL HEALTH CLUB, VIDEO GAME CLUB
Programs
Career Technical Education & Entrepreneurship (CTEE)(R30A)
Computer Science & Technology, Science & Math

The CTEE pathway is comprised of thirteen programs within the growing 21st century STEAM and related industries: 1) Academy of Finance 2) Advertising Design 3) Automotive Technology 4) Architecture 5) Aviation 6) Computer Science 7) Cosmetology 8) Culinary Arts 9) Dental Chairside Assisting 10) Dental Laboratory Technology 11) Health/Medical Assisting Services 12) Law Academy 13) TV/Media Production. Each program is taught by teachers with experience from their respective field. Each STEAM program has state of the art classrooms which provide students with an exceptional learning experience. Advanced Placement and college level courses as well as internships available for eligible students.

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 students who live in the zoned area for up to 50% of the seats
  • (Group 2) Then to Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 3) Then to New York City residents
Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps(R30B)
JROTC

The Marine Corps JROTC program is co-sponsored by the Department of Education and the US Marine Corps. The curriculum is divided into three areas: academic, military, and physical fitness, and is designed to provide students with a sense of leadership and self-discipline.

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 students who live in the zoned area
  • (Group 2) Then to Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 3) Then to New York City residents
Classics Institute(R30C)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

This four-year program is designed to challenge those students who are not only strong in the humanities and language areas, but also interested in pursuing careers in these or related professions. This four-year rigorous program, requires a serious commitment to adhering to the guidelines of the four-year curriculum. In addition to fulfilling all program requirements, students in this program are required to study languages other than English including Mandarin, and Spanish or Italian.

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
Visual Arts Academy(R30H)
Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design

The Visual Arts Academy at Tottenville HS is a four year program that will provide you with opportunities to explore a variety of medium, tools, and subject matter while developing the necessary skills to be successful in the arts program beyond the high school level. From the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Smithsonian Institution, and throughout the city and world, Tottenville's highly-acclaimed Art Department have produced world class artists.

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 students who live in the zoned area for up to 50% of the seats
  • (Group 2) Then to Staten Island students or residents
  • (Group 3) Then to New York City residents
Music Academy(R30I)
Performing Arts

The Music Academy at Tottenville HS is a four year program that will provide you with opportunities and necessary skills to be successful in the music industry beyond the high school level. From AMERICAN IDOL to the concert halls of the world and throughout the city and world, Tottenville's highly-acclaimed Music Department have produced world class musicians.

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 students who live in the zoned area for up to 50% of the seats
  • (Group 2) Priority to Staten Island students and residents
  • (Group 3) Then to New York City residents
Science Institute(R30S)
Science & Math

This four-year program is designed to challenge students who are strong in math and science and are interested in pursuing careers in these or related professions. This is a four-year rigorous program, that requires a serious commitment adhering to the guidelines of the 4 year curriculum. In addition to fulfilling all high school requirements, students take a minimum of two college-level science classes and one year of college-level math.

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
Tottenville High School D75 Inclusion Program(R30U)

Tottenville High School ASD Nest Program(R30Y)

Zoned(R30Z)
Zoned

This is a comprehensive academic, college preparatory program designed to prepare students for the world of college and career. Students can choose various electives within the zoned program. Honors, advanced placement and college level courses are available to eligible students.

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
3,780
3,707
    Grade 12 Students
902
843
    Grade 11 Students
1009
922
    Grade 10 Students
933
988
    Grade 9 Students
936
954
Graduation %
95
96
College %
73
89
Career Technical Education & Entrepreneurship (CTEE) (R30A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

545 / 122 (4.47)
69 / 38 (1.82)
Offers - Waitlist
Classics Institute (R30C)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

352 / 50 (7.04)
10 / 15 (0.67)
Offers - Waitlist
Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (R30B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

36 / 50 (0.72)
14 / 15 (0.93)
Offers - Waitlist
Music Academy (R30I)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Science Institute (R30S)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

531 / 50 (10.62)
14 / 15 (0.93)
Offers - Waitlist
Tottenville High School ASD Nest Program (R30Y)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Tottenville High School D75 Inclusion Program (R30U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Visual Arts Academy (R30H)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

166 / 71 (2.34)
37 / 22 (1.68)
Offers - Waitlist
Zoned (R30Z)
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 
  75.29%
Academic Engagement 
  60.92%
Safety 
  70.00%
Bully Prevention 
  58.25%
Inclusivity 
  84.80%
Mental Support 
  70.80%
Environment 
  69.73%
Post-School Support 
  76.44%
Teacher Responses - 89% responded
Academic Rigor 
  83.33%
School Satisfaction 
  91.33%
Student Behavior 
  70.33%
Student Support 
  92.20%
School Leadership 
  92.27%
Instructional Clarity 
  94.00%
Instructional Development 
  91.53%
Post-School Support 
  95.63%
Family Responses - 13% responded
Education 
  88.25%
Teacher Support 
  76.83%
Safety 
  85.67%
School Community 
  83.22%
School Leadership 
  88.64%
Post-School Support 
  90.00%

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. %
  96.40%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  68
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  59
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  79.40%
Avg. ACT English Score
  22
Avg. ACT Math Score
  24
Avg. ACT Reading Score
  23
Avg. ACT Science Score
  24
Avg. SAT Math Score
  508
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  512
Postsecondary
2-Year College 6.80%
4-Year College 62.00%
Other Postsecondary 0.70%
Unknown 30.50%

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 49.30%
Female 50.70%
English Language Learners:
  2.60%
Students with IEPs:
  22.60%
Economic Need Index:
  40.40%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 11.20%
Black 2.20%
Hispanic 17.40%
White 66.90%
Other 2.30%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 9.00%
White 82.80%
Other 8.20%
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