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Port Richmond High School is a large high school in North Shore serving grades 9 through 12. This school accepts applicants for 9th and 10th grade. This school is in its own building. This school has screened admissions programs, meaning applicants need to meet certain requirements, for example a minimum GPA, perform an audition, or submit a portfolio, to be considered. For more information check out 'Programs & Admissions'.

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
How many students graduate in 4 years?
 
85%
How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
 
82%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
73%
Average daily attendance
 
80%
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
 
53%
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school offers enough activities and services for their children's needs?
 
93%
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school works to achieve the goals of their students' IEPs?
 
95%
From the 2021-22 School Quality Guide and 2020-21 NYC School Survey

Students

1731
Number of students
Citywide Average is 599

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
76%
Students with disabilities
 
32%
Multilingual learners
 
15%
From the 2022-23 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?
 
83%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
47%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
34%
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?
 
99%
4.2
Years of principal experience at this school
Citywide Average is 7
142
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
Citywide Average is 157

Teachers’ Race/Ethnicity


How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
79%
Are teachers effective?
From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey, 2021-22 School Quality Guide, 2019-20 Report on School-Based Staff Demographics, 2021 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

 
3%

Computer Science

 
5%

Physics

 
9%

Advanced Foreign Language

 
3%

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

 
14%

AP/IB Math or Science

 
5%

Music

 
35%
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?
 
51%
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
 
83%
How many students who have graduated from this high school stay in college for at least 3 semesters?
 
54%
From the 2020-21 and 2021-22 School Quality Guide
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
39%
From the 2022-23 FAFSA data released by Federal Student Aid, brought you by
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Programs & Admissions

From the 2024 High School Directory

Gateway Honors Program: Mathematics & Science Institute for Pre-College Education (R10A)

Admissions Method: Screened

Program Description:

The Gateway Honors Academy is a competitive honors program that prepares students for college study in applied mathematics, sciences, and related professions. Students complete college-level courses in science and research opportunities, internships, and SAT/ACT prep

Culinary Arts (R10C)

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

Port Richmond's Culinary Arts Program is an academically rigorous four year program in which our students explore the culinary arts and are prepared for career opportunities in the hospitality and food services industry. We partner with C-CAP (Careers Through Culinary Arts) and Pro-Start (NYS Restaurant Association Curriculum). Students leave our program with a Food Handlers License. Work-Based Learning opportunities include job shadowing, paid internships and working in our student run cafe.

Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (R10D)

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

JROTC provides students with the tools, training, and experiences required for today's leadership roles. Drill courses provide the opportunity for students to participate in the National Drill Competition.

P-TECH 9-14 Computer Science Program (R10E)

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

Students have the opportunity to earn their High School Diploma in four years with earned college credit. PTECH is a 9-14 school model, offering students an opportunity to earn free college credit through the College of Staten Island towards an applied Associate degree in Computer Science. Students qualify to attend CSI through coursework and college readiness prerequisites. Students enrolled in the program attend the College of Staten Island for free while supports from Port Richmond High School remain in place until the student receives their Associates Degree. Additionally, students are offered early career opportunities through various internships.

Institute of Business Technology, Hospitality & Entrepreneurship (R10K)

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

The Institute of Business Technology, Hospitality & Entrepreneurship is a challenging program that immerses students in a CTE instructional model preparing them for business, economics, finance, and career education through the Virtual Enterprise Program.

The Academy of the Arts (R10L)

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

The Academy of the Arts nurtures creatively talented students while providing comprehensive Regents level instruction including Advanced Placement and Honors courses. Students have the opportunity to experience classes in Media, Visual and Performing Arts. Classes include leveled band classes, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Chorus, Guitar, Orchestra, Theater, Radio & Television and Visual Arts classes. Partnerships include SI Community Television, Roundabout Theatre Company and Exploring The Arts.

P-TECH 9-14 Health Sciences Program (R10M)

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

Students have the opportunity to earn their High School Diploma in four years with earned college credit. PTECH is a 9-14 school model, offering students an opportunity to earn free college credit through the College of Staten Island towards an applied Associate degree in Liberal Sciences. Students qualify to attend CSI through coursework and college readiness prerequisites. Students enrolled in the program attend the College of Staten Island for free while supports from Port Richmond High School remain in place until the student receives their Associates Degree. Additionally, students are offered early career opportunities through various internships.

Collegiate Academy Honors Program: Humanities Institute for Pre-College Education (R10R)

Admissions Method: Screened

Program Description:

The Collegiate Academy Honors Program is a competitive honors program that prepares students for college study in the humanities. Students complete college-level courses in the humanities.Through the YMCA of Greater New York, students are provided enrichment in college access and career development and SAT/ACT Prep. Students enjoy a free membership to the YMCA.

Port Richmond High School D75 Inclusion Program (R10U)

Admissions Method: D75 Special Education Inclusive Services

Zoned (R10Z)

Admissions Method: Zoned Guarantee

Program Description:

Comprehensive academic program.

Offerings

From the 2024 High School Directory

Language Courses

Italian, Spanish

Advanced Courses

Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)

Boys PSAL teams

Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball

Coed PSAL teams

Golf, Stunt

Read about admissions, academics, and more at this school on NYCDOE’s MySchools

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Contact & Location

Location

85 St Josephs Avenue
Staten Island NY 10302

Buses: S40, S44, S46, S53, S57, S59, S66, S89, S90, S94, S96, SIM3, SIM35, SIM3C


Contact

Principal: Andrew Greenfield

Parent Coordinator: Kelly Doyle

Website

Other Details

Shared campus? No

This school is in its own building.

Uniforms required? No
Metal detectors? No

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