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NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 12:01 AM
19. Baruch College Campus High School
55 E. 25th St., Manhattan
Graduation rate: 99%
Average SAT score: 1577
College Readiness Index: 47.1
Post-secondary enrollment rate: 96%
Admissions: Screened. Applicants are chosen on a basis of grades, test scores and attendance. School may require interviews, essays or additional diagnostic tests. Priority is given to school District 2 students or residents, and then to Manhattan students or residents.
With partners like Baruch College and Harvard University, it’s no surprise that this school offers a true liberal-arts education in its competitive four-year program. Students from the 1% of applicants who were accepted for the fall 2013 ninth-grade class will choose from a range of electives like cognitive science and film, while they complete their coursework in science, math, English and history. The school encourages a socially conscious education with extracurricular clubs like Amnesty International and the Lorax Environmental Club, and requires yearly community service.
BaŸruchŸian | bəˈro͞okēən |
noun & adjective
- a scholar from Baruch College Campus HS
- a self-reflective and college-ready student, a global citizen, a lifelong reader
ex: After graduating from BCCHS, the Baruchians will change the world.