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Eleanor Roosevelt High School is a small public high school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. Eleanor Roosevelt High School is composed of about 33 teachers and 500 students representing over 40 different countries. Initially opened at a temporary location in Chelsea, with 105 ninth graders and a staff of eight, ERHS currently has over 500 students and over 45 staff members. Every year, the school selects 125 to 140 students out of over 6,000 applicants and is often selected over specialized high schools by students looking for a more liberal curriculum. In 2015, Eleanor Roosevelt High School was ranked the 116th best public high school in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.[1]

Eleanor Roosevelt High School
411 East 76th Street


United States
Coordinates40°46′13″N 73°57′12″W / 40.77028°N 73.95333°W / 40.77028; -73.95333Coordinates: 40°46′13″N 73°57′12″W / 40.77028°N 73.95333°W / 40.77028; -73.95333
TypePublic, Secondary, College Preparatory
PrincipalDimitri Saliani
Number of studentsApprox. 500


Eleanor Roosevelt High School offers a comprehensive college preparatory program with Advanced Placement (AP) offerings, electives, and opportunities for college credit.[citation needed]


Eleanor Roosevelt High School is a five-floor structure with two modern science laboratories, two elevators, a dance studio, a library, an auditorium, an art studio, a computer laboratory with two different formats (Mac and Windows), and a music room with four soundproof rooms.

Extracurricular activitiesEdit


Varsity sports

ERHS is a member of the PSAL.

  • Baseball (Men)
  • Basketball (Men)
  • Basketball (Women)
  • Softball (Women)
  • Soccer (Men)
  • Soccer (Women)
  • Tennis (Men)
  • Tennis (Women)
  • Track and field (Coed)
Club sports
  • Cross Country (Coed)
  • Baseball (Men's)
  • Softball (Women's)
  • Fencing (Coed)
  • Volleyball (Women's)

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "Eleanor Roosevelt High School in NEW YORK, NY | Best High Schools | US News". Retrieved 2015-09-15.
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