Port Richmond High School

Grades: 9-12

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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

Academics

School
Citywide
How many students graduate in 4 years?
 
73%
How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
 
53%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
53%
Average daily attendance
 
84%
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
 
39%
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school offers enough activities and services for their children's needs?
 
91%
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school works to achive the goals of their students' IEPs?
 
93%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide and 2019-20 NYC School Survey

Students

1538
Number of students
644 Citywide Average

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
78%
Students with disabilities
 
31%
Multilingual learners
 
10%
From the 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Safety & Vibe

School
Citywide
How many students were suspended?
 
1%
How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
 
98%
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
 
75%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
53%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
26%
From the 2019-20 NYC School Survey and 2019-20 NY State Report Card

Faculty & Staff

School
Citywide
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
 
98%
2.1
Years of principal experience at this school
7 Citywide Average
142
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
157 Citywide Average
How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
80%
Are teachers effective?
From the 2019-20 NYC School Survey, 2019-20 School Quality Guide, 2019-20 Report on School-Based Staff Demographics, 2019-20 NY State Report Card, 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

Not offered in 2019-20

Physics

 
3%

Advanced Foreign Language

 
3%

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

Not offered in 2019-20

AP/IB Math or Science

 
10%

Music

 
40%
From unpublished, anonymized data from the class of 2019-20 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?
 
46%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
34%
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?
 
41%
How many of those TAP recipients made it through college? Learn more
From unpublished, anonymized student-level data for the class of 2011-12 provided by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) in coordination with the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC), brought to you by
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Programs & Admissions

From the 2021 High School Directory

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

Admissions Method: Screened

Program Description:

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

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

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.

STEAM (9-14 option available)

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

Our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) Academy allows our students to continue the quest towards being college ready while also nurturing their imagination and creativity. Students in this program follow a scope & sequence of courses such as: Coding, Engineering Design, Experimental Engineering, AutoCAD, Graphic Arts, Digital Music Lab, Advanced Placement Computer Science and Advanced Placement Environmental Science.

Institute of Business Technology, Hospitality & Entrepreneurship

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

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.

Medical Technology

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

The Medical Technology Academy students receive an enriched experience in varying aspects of medicine and health care fields including Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology and Medical Assisting. Students bridge the school-career transition by working with our partner programs at Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island University Hospital, the Physician's Assistant Program at Wagner College and the New York Blood Center.

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

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

Admissions Method: D75 Special Education Inclusive Services

Zoned

Admissions Method: Zoned Guarantee

Program Description:

Comprehensive academic program.

Offerings

From the 2021 High School Directory

Language Courses

Italian, Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP Environmental Science, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Biology, AP Computer Science A, AP Calculus AB, AP Psychology, AP Computer Science Principles, AP World History: Modern, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, AP English Language and Composition

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

Trains: N/A

Buses: S40, S44, S46, S53, S57, S59, S66, S89, S90, S94, S96, X10, X10B, X14


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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