not just a high school

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About School

It all started…

In 2003, New Design took over the fourth floor of 350 Grand Street, formally home to Seward Park High School.

New Design’s founders transformed the space and the instructional expectations. They established a nurturing environment that continues to provide the highest-quality educational experience to NDHS’s students.

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Nurturing Environment

New Design is a college preparatory high school where graduation requirements are consistent with those requirements for college admittance.

Extracurricular Activities

Students participate in activities, engage in discussion, and put their ideas into action as they make a difference in their community.

Youth Development

Parents and educational team work together to assist students in improving their academic, social and emotional skills.

Student Work

New Design High School Friends

The 2018-2019 New Design High School Leadership

Dr. Scott Conti, Founding Principal

Dr. Scott Conti

Founding Principal

Danilo Martinez, Chief Academic Officer

Danilo Martinez

Chief Academic Officer

Jessica Magnotta, Chief Improvement Officer

Jessica Magnotta

Chief Improvement Officer

Erica Levy, Chief Youth Development Officer

Erica Levy

Chief Youth Development Officer

From the Blog

January 4, 2019

Comprehensive Resource Guide for Keeping Students, Teachers Safe at School

Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, WASHINGTON—After months of research, visiting successful programs around the nation, and receiving testimony from experts and concerned citizens, today the Federal Commission on School…
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May 5, 2017

On Set @ New Design High School

In film and at our events, place is key. This summer, we’ll dive into the history of our venues and we start with New Design High School as we make…
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Contact New Design High School

350 Grand Street, 4th Floor
New York, New York 10002

Phone: 212.475.4148 / Fax: 212.674.2128