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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A+
Stuyvesant High School is a top rated, public school located in New York, NY. It has 3,319 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 99% of students are at least proficient in math and 99% in reading.

Stuyvesant High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
99%
Percent Proficient - Math
99%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1480
2,042 responses
Average ACT
33
466 responses
AP Enrollment
56%

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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$199,224
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$3,332
National
$949
Median Home Value
$1,017,690
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
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.116 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.116 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 450 responses
  • SING!
    23%
  • Senior Spirit Days
    13%
  • Club Pub Fair
    10%
  • Stuy Squad
    9%
  • Flower Sales
    9%
  • Open Mic
    9%
  • Halloween
    9%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,319
Free or Reduced Lunch
43%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.128 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.128 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.128 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$73,460
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.4%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.160 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.160 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.160 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.169 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.169 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.169 responses
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I enjoy the environment that Stuyvesant promotes especially with the students that particularly create the experience. The student agency allows for an interwoven network of clubs that host movie nights, guest appearances, and musical performances.
Moreover, I feel as if the Tribeca area adds a lot to the Stuyvesant experience. Being, in the heartland of Manhattan, local delis, as well as Battery Park and the harbor makes for unique experiences. Clubs such as the Environmentalist Club takes advantage of this by breeding oysters and releasing them out into the sea.
Not only that, but teachers play well into the Stuyvesant culture. Many, while unorthodox relate to students through popular media, music, modern events, and even video games. The staff as well continually show support for students with free water bottles and even allowing the entire student body to vote for where $2000 funding could go towards waterbottle refilling, printing, or charging stations!
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I'm a student at Stuyvesant and overall I've had a very good experience. Stuy has a pretty intense pressure cooker environment, but everyone is really motivated and there are so many class opportunities. Stuy is officially a STEM school, but its Arts and Music programs are incredible, the choirs are amazing, and SING! is a musical competition that half the school gets involved in. The curriculum is super rigorous, which is good for college preparedness but sometimes rough on mental health. Still, the Clubs and Activities are plentiful and there's always something to be a part of. Our sports are pretty bad, but they are fun teams to be on. Stuy is an intense place, but it can be a very excellent school.
Stuy has been a great experience for my mental health. It was easy to find a supportive community, even as someone extremely introverted and anxious as I am. Some teachers are hit or miss, but overall the environment is studious and lightly competitive. There are so many extracurriculars to participate in, and so many interesting electives/AP classes. I highly encourage everyone to join SING!