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Forsyth Satellite Academy is a small high school on the Lower East Side serving grades 9 through 12. This school shares a building with Cascades HS.

This is a transfer alternative school, which admits older students who have fallen behind in credits, dropped out, or need a fresh start. Transfer schools are designed to help students get back on track towards graduation. The principal has been leading this school since 2017.

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Academics

School
Citywide
Transfer school graduation rate
 
73%
From the 2022-23 School Quality Guide and 2022-23 NYC School Survey

Students

159
Number of students
Citywide Average is 615

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
85%
Students with disabilities
 
35%
Multilingual learners
 
10%
From the 2022-23 Demographic Snapshot

Safety & Vibe

School
Citywide
How many students were suspended?
 
0%
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
 
99%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
9%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
8%
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
 
100%
From the 2022-23 NYC School Survey and 2019-20 NY State Report Card

Faculty & Staff

School
Citywide
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
 
100%
1.0
Years of principal experience at this school
Citywide Average is 7
138
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
Citywide Average is 191
How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
91%
Are teachers effective?
From the 2022-23 NYC School Survey, 2022-23 School Quality Guide, 2021-22 Report on School-Based Staff Demographics, 2023 Guidance Counselor Report, and this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Advanced Courses

Which students have access to advanced courses at this school? Learn more

Calculus

Not offered in 2019-20

Computer Science

Not offered in 2019-20

Physics

 
15%

Advanced Foreign Language

Not offered in 2019-20

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

Not offered in 2019-20

AP/IB Math or Science

Not offered in 2019-20

Music

Not offered in 2019-20
From unpublished, anonymized data from the 2021-22 school year provided by the New York State Education Department, brought to you by

College Readiness

School
Citywide
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
 
14%
From the 2020-21 and 2022-23 School Quality Guide
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Programs & Admissions

From the 2024 High School Directory

Forsyth Satellite Academy (A40A)

Admissions Method: Transfer

Offerings

From the 2024 High School Directory

Advanced Courses

Algebra II (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science)

Boys PSAL teams

Basketball

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Contact & Location

Location

198 Forsyth Street
Manhattan NY 10002

Trains: 6 Line, B Line, D Line to Bleecker St; F Line to 2nd Av; J Line, Z Line to Bowery; M Line to Delancey St; N Line, R Line to Prince St

Buses: B39, M1, M101, M102, M103, M14A-SBS, M15, M15-SBS, M21, M55, M8, M9, SIM1, SIM1C, SIM33, SIM33C, SIM34, SIM3C, SIM4C, SIM7, SIM9


Contact

Principal: Samantha Pritchard

Parent Coordinator: Jenny Diaz Jackson

Website

Other Details

Shared campus? Yes

This school shares a building with Cascades HS

Uniforms required? No
Metal detectors? No

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