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Our challenging and academically demanding program is designed around college preparedness and aligned with Common Core Learning Standards. High standards, rigor, and global themes are infused throughout subjects. Vigorous standards and requirements around student conduct, school tone, and academic citizenship are strictly maintained. Students present comprehensive portfolio and summer projects. Teachers work collaboratively to challenge students’ thinking and prepare them for college. Students have opportunities to travel and participate in foreign exchanges, fostering cross-cultural learning.
4-year Advisory for all students to enrich communication skills, social proficiency, and global competence.
College courses with CUNY College of Staten Island, and tuition waivers.
CUNY College Now, International Journalism, Global Art, Digital Photography, Forensics, and Dual Credit Program.
Strong academic/college preparedness with stringent expectations on timely homework, strong school tone: zero tolerance of student misconduct.
International travel, exchange opportunities, and language immersion programs (4-year requirement of a world language expected).
English as a New Language
Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese, Spanish
AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP English, AP Studio Art, AP US History
Community Service Expected; Internships; Student/Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation
Clubs: Book, Chess, Cooking, Dance, Dragon Dance, Drama, Glee, International, It Gets Better (LGBTQ), Japanese, Key, Robotics, and S!NG; Activities: Digital Photography, Drum Circle, Guitar, Journalism, National Honor Society, Peer Leaders and Tutoring, Percussion, SAT Prep, Senior Leadership, Taiko Drumming & Ukulele, and Yearbook.
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Indoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Wrestling
Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Flag Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling