09/20/2012

New York Post – The Top 10 NYC High Schools

High School for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at City  College

138 Convent Ave., Manhattan

ADMISSION: SHSAT exam

ENROLLMENT: 407

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE: 23

AVERAGE DAILY ATTENDANCE: 94%

DOE GRADE: A

GRADUATION RATE: 93%

COLLEGE READY: 98%

COLLEGE

ENROLLMENT: 93%

# TAKING SAT: 110

AVERAGE TOTAL SAT SCORE: 1807

# TAKING AP TESTS: 190

AP PASS RATE: 65%

Talented students interested in pre-med and engineering attend this “hidden  treasure” where many teachers were professional engineers. Literacy crosses the  curriculum — for instance, math classes read books like “Letters to a Young  Mathematician.” Students earn 12 college credits at City College of New York,  and use campus amenities. Juniors and seniors do lab research or rounds at Mount  Sinai Hospital. Last year a student published a study on malignant fibroids.  Offers German — “the language of engineers.” Several students study abroad at  the Goethe Institut. A popular club, New York City Eats, feeds off a gastronomy,  course on the history and manufacture of food. The school has beefed up its boys  and girls sports teams.

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