The Richard H. Hungerford School
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Work-study and class trips for students with special needs
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The Richard H. Hungerford School is a safe and orderly school where the leadership is liked and students agree that bullying does not happen frequently, surveys report.
The school, which serves over 400 7th-12th graders, is located in eight sites across Staten Island. The attendance rate for the 2015-2016 school year was 88.8 percent, according to the Comprehensive Education Plan(CEP) and we read in the 2015 Quality Review that the quality of teaching at this school is good.
In addition, the CEP details that students can participate in work site programs. Also, according to the Quality Review, class trips to community restaurants and the local mall are worked into the curriculum to enhance learning.
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ADMISSIONS: Citywide. The Richard H. Hungerford School 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