The Marble Hill School for International Studies is a small college preparatory school for students interested in foreign languages and international studies. A New Visions School, it was created in 2002 with a focus on international connections, global awareness, and language learning. Recently cited as a highly successful school in a WestEd Report Rethinking High School: An Introduction to New York City's Experience (pdf), the school has established itself as a school of academic distinction.
It provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn about the world in which they live and to participate in cultural exchanges. Other features of the school include: Advisory, student council, community service, technology assisted instruction, youth leadership development, extended day program and Saturday program. The school is supported by the community-based organizations; Lehman College Now, Peace Corps Fellows Program at Teachers College.
The school offers all students a first rate education in an international environment, where over 35 languages are spoken by students and staff. If you would like to study in a school with a caring international staff and students from many countries of the world, then the Marble Hill High School for International Studies is the place for you.
The educational approach for the Marble Hill School for International Studies encompasses many aspects and facets of successful practices in small learning communities throughout the country. Smaller schools where students are well known, the curriculum is challenging, teachers take ownership of instruction and parents are fully involved are successful. We believe our educational approach has specific features and structures to meet the needs of our diverse population, and supports our school mission and educational philosophy. The following are fundamental to our school design.
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