The New York Harbor School

550 Short Avenue

New York, New York 10004

 212 458 0800

on Governors Island


Please check this page regularly for updates on important senior events! If you have any questions concerning senior activities please contact the UA-NYHS PTA Senior Parents at Large:


Katie Burns-Amrhein


Raquel Goodwin


Governors island

UA-NYHS class of 2018 will graduate on Friday, June 22nd, 2018. exact time is TBD.


All graduating seniors are required to submit “Senior Dues” in the amount of $205. This cost includes the following items: Cap & Gown, Tassel, Stole, Diploma Case, Senior T-Shirt, and Yearbook.  Senior Dues must be paid in full before a student can purchase their ticket for the prom or SeniorNite.


Installment #1 Due:      February 2       $100

Installment #2 Due:      March 2            $105


Tuesday, May 22nd

7-11 pm

Battery Gardens

This year's prom will be held at the beautiful Battery Gardens, located in Battery Park City, overlooking the Manhattan skyline. The cost per ticket is $150. Tickets for guests are also available for purchase. Guests who do not attend the New York Harbor School are required to submit a copy of their photo ID two weeks prior to the prom.


Installment #1 Due:     April 10th            $75

Installment #2 Due:     May 10th             $75


Friday, June 8th

until 1am

Six Flags Great Adventure

Jackson, NJ

It’s going to be a fun night! Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey is open exclusively for High School Senior students until 1am! The cost of $50 includes transportation, theme park admission, and a DJ dance party. The New York Harbor School will provide chaperones and uniformed and undercover security offices will be present at the event.


Due:     May 15th            $50


Wednesday, May 30th

Urban Assembly New York Harbor School

More details to follow.


Students may bring payments directly to Ronni Ettinger, our Parent Coordinator, during their lunch periods. We accept cash, money order, or a check made payable to the New York Harbor School. Please be advised that there will be no refunds within 30 days before each scheduled event. The only exception to this will be a medical emergency in which a note must be provided.


Senior activities are a privilege and we support all students’ participation. In order to participate in any senior activity, students must meet the following guidelines.


Behavior Requirements for Senior Activities

Students are held to the highest level of behavioral standards throughout the year, and during activities. Students who have received a suspension will need permission from our Administration to participate.


Academic Requirements for Senior Activities

  • Senior activities are available to all students who are academically considered a senior, and who are on track to graduate.
  • Students who are not up to date on their credits need to be enrolled in all classes required for graduation at the time of the events. Students may not be failing 2 or more classes they are currently enrolled in.
  • Students must have passed all classes for the first semester.
  • Any student who does not meet the requirements above must seek approval from Administration to participate.

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550 Short Avenue

NY, NY 10004

 212 458 0800

550 Short Avenue NY, NY 10004