|Pro Scientia Atque Sapientia (Latin) / For knowledge and wisdom (English)
|Year of establishment
|345 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10282
|New York, New York
Stuyvesant High School
Stuyvesant High School, commonly referred to as Stuy, is a public magnet, specialized high school located in New York City. It is operated by the New York City Department of Education and it is a a college-preparatory high school. Many world-class leaders, technologists, and magnates graduated from Stuyvesant High School.
Admission to Stuyvesant involves passing the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test. Every March, the 800 to 850 applicants with the highest SHSAT scores out of the around 30,000 eighth- and ninth-graders who apply to Stuyvesant are accepted.
Stuyvesant has produced many notable alumni, including four Nobel laureates. In 2017, Stuyvesant was ranked 71st in national rankings by U.S. News & World Report, and 21st among STEM high schools. According to a September 2002 high school ranking by Worth magazine, 3.67% of Stuyvesant students went on to attend Harvard, Princeton, and Yale universities, ranking it as the 9th top public high school in the United States and 120th among all schools, public or private.
The following is the high school's mission statement:
Stuyvesant High School has been a symbol of excellence in education for over a century. Our mission is to continue and enhance that commitment by providing an environment which will nurture and enhance the special academic talents of the students admitted to Stuyvesant. The educational heritage of Stuyvesant is deeply rooted in the tradition of Science, Mathematics and Technology. This has been the foundation of our educational success and must remain the cornerstone of our educational program. Within this context, the goal of this institution is to instill the intellectual, moral and humanistic values necessary for each child to achieve his/her maximum potential as a student and as a caring citizen of the world.
The Stuyvesant High School is a Public university located in New York.
The Stuyvesant High School was founded in 1904.
The current president of Stuyvesant High School is Seung Yu.