P.S. M079- Horan School
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Work-study for students with special needs
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PS M079, which serves over 250 students grades 7-12, is located in East Harlem. The student body consists mainly of learners with autism, intellectual disabilities, or multiple challenges. The attendance rate for the 2015-2016 school year was 77 percent, according to the Comprehensive Education Plan (CEP). Additionally, the quality of teaching is good according to the 2015 Quality Review.
The CEP also notes that the students are offered work site opportunities. A few examples of previous work sites include: The Metropolitan Hospital, Modells Sporting Goods, Goodwill Industries, Association to Benefit Children, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, and Eastside Floor Supplies and Services.
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ADMISSIONS: Citywide. PS M079 is part of District 75, a network of 69 schools dedicated to New York Citys students with disabilities who require increased attention. District 75 provides educational, vocational, and behavioral support programs for students who are on the autism spectrum, have significant cognitive delays, are significantly emotionally challenged, have a sensory impairment or have multiple disabilities. (Katie Safter & Hugo Segal, web reports, August 2017)Read more
Is this school safe and well-run?
From 2019-20 NYC School Survey
From 2019-20 School Quality Guide
Who does this school serve?
From 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot
From 2020 School Directories
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Manhattan, NY 10035