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Central Park East High School

Total Students: 508

Central Park East High School was founded as one of the first small and innovative high schools in New York City. We pride ourselves on offering the academic and extracurricular choices and opportunities of a large school in our intimate, small-school environment. We prepare students for college by offering a multitude of rigorous, accelerated classes as well as access to many high-quality programs through partnerships with communitybased college-access programs.

2 cool things about Central Park East

  • We offer seven Advanced Placement courses
  • We offer 16 PSAL sports including JV and Varsity Football

2 things you should know about coming here

  • We are the only high demand screened program in New York City that does not use State English and Math scores as admissions criteria.
  • We do not have a school uniform!

How to get in

We are a citywide program that has a selective admissions policy which looks at middle school grade point average and attendance.  We host multiple open house sessions each fall. Please contact the school for dates and times.