Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, NY - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    3,293
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    720 3.9
  • Ranking

Stuyvesant High School is a public coed school in Manhattan, New York. It has 3,293 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 99% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 720 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

345 Chambers St
New York, NY 10282
(212) 312-4800

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 720 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Health & Safety: School is safe and located in a beautiful environment!
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Many clubs available. If there isn't one, create one!
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: A rewarding experience that was quite a ride!
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: Teachers are affable and a great resource to further your learning. I enjoyed the time spent with all my teachers.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Health & Safety: Stuyvesant has a very safe environment. Faculty, staff, and students all have ID cards. There are security guards posted at the main entrances of the school (bridge and front) and regularly patrol the halls. Security cameras are installed throughout the building. The nurse is always available and students can reach out to guidance or SPARK for any personal issues. Bullying is not prevalent at all either.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.66 High School for Health Professions & Human Service 2 mi. 1,713
4.33 Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art & Performing Arts 4 mi. 2,730
4.00 Aviation Career & Technical High School 5 mi. 2,230

Around Stuyvesant High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 40%
Male 59%

Student Diversity

Stuyvesant High School United States New York Aviation Career & Technical High School Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art & Performing Arts High School for Health Professions & Human Service New Explorations into Science,Technology & Math School The High School Of Fashion Industries
Asian 73.0% 4.8% 9.1% 29.0% 19.0% 21.0% 32.0% 4.0%
White 21.0% 51.0% 47.8% 10.0% 46.0% 5.0% 43.0% 3.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 24.3% 51.0% 19.0% 49.0% 11.0% 53.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 16.7% 6.0% 11.0% 22.0% 9.0% 37.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 1.5% 1.0% 3.0% 0% 3.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.8%
Grade 10 24.8%
Grade 11 24.6%
Grade 12 24.8%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 111 responses

  • 80% Yes
  • 15% Not sure.
  • 5% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 97 responses

  • 23% The students
  • 21% Slightly competitive but friendly environment
  • 20% The diversity of classes available
  • 14% Interesting members of faculty
  • 11% Academically-focused environment.
  • 10% Extra curricular activities
  • 2% Reputation

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 69 responses

  • 24% Frequently malfunctioning escalators
  • 18% Homework load.
  • 18% Difficulty of getting the classes you want
  • 11% Certain graduation requirements
  • 9% Incredibly stressful
  • 8% DOE forces you to take classes you do not like.
  • 4% Teachers who are indifferent
  • 3% Incredibly competative
  • 3% There are too many students
  • 2% Late homework assignment from some of the teachers

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 98 responses

  • 51% All of the above.
  • 21% High college acceptance and academic success
  • 17% Impressive Range of Available Classes
  • 10% Competitive

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 98 responses

  • 38% Intellectually Stimulating
  • 24% Competitive
  • 19% Best of the best
  • 8% All of the above
  • 7% Multi-talented
  • 2% Overrated
  • 1% Overwhelming

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 69 responses

  • 52% Time management skills are a must.
  • 38% Prepare to work for your grades.
  • 7% It's a lot harder than you think it is.
  • 3% You won't always be in control of your education

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 84 responses

  • 17% I love everything about this school.
  • 79% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 2% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 2% I hate everything about this school.