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New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science III

Grades: 9-12
3000 Avenue X
Brooklyn NY 11235
Phone: 718-934-9240

Our Insights

What’s Special

Longer school day and four years of math and science

The Downside

Some students say students don’t respect each other

New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math & Science III offers four years of math and science to prepare students for careers in engineering, medicine, technology or environmental science. Class sizes average 25 students, smaller than a typical public high school.

Advanced Math & Science III is part of the New Visions Charter High Schools network, which were created by New Visions for Public Schools, a nonprofit organization that has worked to strengthen NYC public schools since 1989.

Founded in 2013, the school shares the Frank J. Macchiarola Educational Complex building with three schools, including its sister school, New Visions Charter High School for Humanities III. They are modeled after the flagship New Visions schools that opened in September 2011 in the John F. Kennedy building in the Bronx. 

Students attend school from about 8:15 am to 3:00 pm every day. There is a required summer session for new 9th and 10th graders. After school activities are available daily, offering clubs determined by student interest. Students are encouraged to try out for campus-wide sports teams such as bowling, gymnastics, baseball, softball, basketball, football and more.

Ninety percent of students graduated within four years in 2019, exceeding the citywide average. Fifty-eight percent performed well enough to to enroll at City University of New York without remedial help, compared to 48 percent boroughwide. Graduates have gone on to colleges such as SUNY Albany, Buffalo State College, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Howard University, Hunter College and Yale University, according to the New Visions website. The school offers a long list of Advanced Placement courses, including calculus. 

A downside: While students feel teachers maintain order, and most feel safe in school, fewer than half said students treat one other with respect, according to school surveys. Advisors meet with their students daily.

ADMISSIONS: All students are admitted by lottery. Students must fill out an application typically by April 1. Applications recieved after the deadline will be placed on a waitlist. Admissions is ongoing until all seats are filled. Visit www.newvisions.org/admissions for more information or email [email protected] (Lydie Raschka, email correspondence and web reports, April 2020)

 

 

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
61%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
74%
86% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
62%
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
83%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
68%
80% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
4%
2% Citywide Average

How do students perform academically?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students graduate in 4 years?
90%
82% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
58%
48% Citywide Average
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
41%
41% Citywide Average
How many graduates stay enrolled in college for at least 3 semesters?
90%
67% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
391
Asian
4%
Black
78%
Hispanic
9%
White
3%
Other
6%
Free or reduced priced lunch
82%
Students with disabilities
13%
English language learners
4%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
93%
87% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
25%
38% Citywide Average

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
63%
66% Citywide Average


For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Contact & Location

Location

Sheepshead Bay (District 22)
Buses: B3, B31, B36, B4, B44, B44-SBS

Contact

Principal
Nissi Jonathan

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the Sheepshead Bay Educational Campus with three other schools
Metal detectors?
Yes

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