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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
New Explorations into Science, Technology & Math School is a top rated, public school located in New York, NY. It has 1,729 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 97% of students are at least proficient in math and 98% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
98%
Percent Proficient - Math
97%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1310
257 responses
Average ACT
29
47 responses
AP Enrollment
69%
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Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$45,500
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,000
National
$949
Median Home Value
$658,593
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.26 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.26 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 70 responses
Report
  • Student VS Teacher sports Games
    26%
  • Basketball Games
    20%
  • Dances
    13%
  • Talent Show
    11%
  • Assembly's
    10%
  • Multicultural Day
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    7%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,729
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.27 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.27 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.27 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$73,460
Teachers in First/Second Year
21.3%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.36 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.36 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.36 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.38 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.38 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.38 responses
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I love the way the teachers interact with students. They make sure that students know the material and at the same time, the students also make decisions for themselves. Not only that, but there is a lot of interactions within students that happens within the classroom, therefore students aren't just staring at textbooks or working independently (although there is designated time for that). The teachers are also ready to give advice about most things when you ask them something. In addition, the material is challenging; students aren't just learning the same content over and over again. There is a lot of variety. Last but not the least, the change in students is clear. When looking at their work from the beginning of the school year to the end of the school year, they have improved in their writing, math, scientific knowledge, and much more. I love the school!
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As a senior, I highly recommend this high school. Attending NEST+M for three years now, I can say that I have had many wonderful experiences. The teachers are strict but fair. They have high expectations of their students as they are admitted to a gifted and talented program. Students are expected to be hardworking and driven individuals. If they do not understand the concepts, it is their responsibility to ask the teachers for help. Don't be intimidated to ask NEST+M teachers for help, they always want the best for you. They want their students to succeed. NEST+M provides a healthy, safe, and supportive learning environment. This school also promotes mental health awareness. In freshmen year, students are required to take a theatre class that focusses on subjects such as vulnerability and confidence. This class allows for an easier transition for incoming freshmen.
I personally enjoy the social aspect of this school since it’s really easy to make friends and really connect with one another. Along with that there are some really cool teachers who try their best to build connections with their students and go out of their way to make sure we’re learning. Some hold after school help and spend their free time creating extra resources for their students. The only reason I gave a 4 star is because there are still teachers who aren’t very good and although they are nice, no one really learns anything from them. Along with that, if you want changes to happen in your school where some teachers are being unfair or any other problems you’re having, the school takes statements but nothing ever comes from it.