Hunter was established in 1869 as "The Female Normal and High School", a private school to prepare young women to become teachers. The original school was composed of an elementary and a high school. A kindergarten was added in 1887, and in 1888 the school was incorporated into a college.Where is Hunter College high school located?
Hunter College High School is a secondary school located in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. It is administered by Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY).What grade do you take the SHSAT at Hunter College?
Hunter College High School is the odd school out — it requires an entrance exam, but not the SHSAT, and you take it in the sixth grade. This unique Upper East Side school for the “intellectually gifted” is funded by NYC taxpayers but run by the City University of New York. Students study biology at Hunter College High School.How do you get into Hunter College?
The other entrance to Hunter is through the elementary school. Prospective students must take an exam before kindergarten and pass in order to be eligible for HCES. Approximately 45 students from Hunter College Elementary School also enter the 7th grade class each year.