New York City's Best Public High Schools

New York City's Best Public High Schools

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Providing everything parents need to know for helping to choose a high school for their child, this title includes interviews with teachers, parents and students and looks at atmosphere, homework, student stress, competition amongst students and the condition of the school buildings.Some leave in 9th grade to attend Stuyvesant or Bronx Science, which have a reputation for even more high-powered ... Children who score in the 88th percentile in reading and in math on standardized tests given in 5th grade are eligible to take the entrance exam in January of their 6th-grade year. ... Nearly 2, 000 kids take the exam each year, which consists of a multiple-choice part and an essay.

Title:New York City's Best Public High Schools
Author:Clara Hemphill
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2003-01-01


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