Satellite Academy High School

Grades: 9-12

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Satellite Academy High School is a small high school in Chelsea serving grades 9 through 12. This school is in its own building.

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 2005.

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School Stats

Academics

School
Citywide
Transfer school graduation rate
 
42%
How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
 
30%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
27%
From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide and 2020-21 NYC School Survey

Students

171
Number of students
624 Citywide Average

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
85%
Students with disabilities
 
23%
Multilingual learners
 
10%
From the 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Safety & Vibe

School
Citywide
How many students were suspended?
 
1%
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
 
100%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
6%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
6%
From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey and 2019-20 NY State Report Card

Faculty & Staff

School
Citywide
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
 
62%
15.0
Years of principal experience at this school
7 Citywide Average
127
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
157 Citywide Average

Teachers’ Race/Ethnicity


How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
100%
Are teachers effective?
From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey, 2020-21 School Quality Guide, 2019-20 NY State Report Card, 2021 Guidance Counselor Report and this school's most recent Quality Review Report

College Readiness

School
Citywide
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
 
19%
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
 
0%
From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
60%
From the 2020-21 FAFSA data released by Federal Student Aid, brought you by
How many graduates of this school received Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) funding to attend a NYS college?
 
42%
How many of those TAP recipients made it through college? Learn more
From unpublished, anonymized student-level data for the class of 2014 provided by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) in coordination with the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC), brought to you by
For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Contact & Location

Location

120 West 30 Street
Manhattan NY 10001

Trains: 1 Line, R Line, W Line to 28th St; 2 Line, 3 Line to 34th St-Penn Station; B Line, D Line, F Line, M Line, N Line, Q Line to 34th St-Herald Square

Buses: M4, M5, M7, M20, M34-SBS, M34A-SBS, M55, Q32


Contact

Principal: Steven Zbaida

Parent Coordinator: Lidia De La Cruz

Website

Other Details

Shared campus? No

This school is in its own building.

Uniforms required? No
Metal detectors? No

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