Stuyvesant High School in New York City, NY - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    3,285
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    581 3.9
  • Ranking

Stuyvesant High School is a public school in New York City, New York. It has 3,285 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 581 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 581 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It's the sink or swim environment that occasionally drowns or suffocates; but I wouldn't trade it for anything else.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I really enjoy my time at Stuyvesant; the community here is generally very supportive of whatever I do. If there's something I'd like to try, there are people I can talk to about it.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: This school is made for dedicated students.
    • High School Junior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Great teachers, classes, students and super clean. What else could I wish for?
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: My high school, Stuyvesant, was an intense roller coaster of stress, pain, and work, as well as excitement, curiosity, and fun. I've worked harder than I have ever worked for some classes there, lasting through many sleepless nights studying or coding. I've also made some of my closest friends and most cherished memories-- bus rides, late hotel roaming, and competing with my teammates from Science Olympiad, winning point after stressful point in school tennis matches with my team shouting from the other side of the fence, and hanging out with a bustling crowd of familiar faces in my school's atrium. Yet, it's a very self-made experience in that one must physically make the effort in reaching out to others and making connections. It's really a great training for the real world, and I would definitely spend my four high school years here again given the choice.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.00 Long Island City High School 5 mi. 3,003

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

Gender

Gender
Male 58%
Female 41%

Student Diversity

Stuyvesant High School United States Aviation Career & Technical High School Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art & Performing Arts High School for Health Professions & Human Service Long Island City High School Murry Bergtraum High School for Business Careers
Asian 71.0% 4.8% 27.0% 20.0% 20.0% 14.0% 9.0%
White 23.0% 51.0% 10.0% 47.0% 5.0% 11.0% 2.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 53.0% 17.0% 50.0% 61.0% 45.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 6.0% 12.0% 22.0% 11.0% 42.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 1.0% 2.0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 24.7%
Grade 10 25.1%
Grade 11 25.7%
Grade 12 24.5%

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 70 responses

  • 77% Yes
  • 16% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 56 responses

  • 28% The students
  • 26% Slightly competitive but friendly environment
  • 23% The diversity of classes available
  • 16% Interesting members of faculty
  • 5% Academically-focused environment.
  • 1% Extra curricular activities

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 56 responses

  • 26% Frequently malfunctioning escalators
  • 19% Homework load.
  • 18% Difficulty of getting the classes you want
  • 13% Certain graduation requirements
  • 9% DOE forces you to take classes you do not like.
  • 7% Incredibly stressful
  • 4% Teachers who are indifferent
  • 2% Late homework assignment from some of the teachers
  • 1% There are too many students

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 56 responses

  • 39% All of the above.
  • 25% High college acceptance and academic success
  • 21% Impressive Range of Available Classes
  • 14% Competitive

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 55 responses

  • 58% Intellectually Stimulating
  • 20% Competitive
  • 15% Best of the best
  • 5% Multi-talented
  • 2% Overrated

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 55 responses

  • 47% Time management skills are a must.
  • 40% Prepare to work for your grades.
  • 9% It's a lot harder than you think it is.
  • 4% You won't always be in control of your education

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 15% I love everything about this school.
  • 78% 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.
  • 5% I hate everything about this school.