ELHS In The News
Niche standout high schools in america!
Emma Lazarus High School was recognized in Niche as Top #98 Niche Standout High School in New York City and Top #204 in America in 2023.
most diverse public high schools in new york city
Emma Lazarus High School was highlighted in Niche "Top Most Diverse Public High Schools in 2023", and ranked "Best Public High School Teachers in New York City Area".
"Success Spoken Here"
"Success Spoken Here" : ELHS Profiled in New York Teacher!
Emma Lazarus High School was the subject of a feature story in the December 4, 2014 issue of New York Teacher, a publication of the United Federation of Teachers.
Proclamation from NYC Council
On October 22, 2014, Emma Lazarus High School received an official proclamation from the City of New York in honor of its #1 placement on the Newsweek list of best high schools for low-income students.
Top High School in the U.S.
Emma Lazarus Named Top High School in the United States
Emma Lazarus High School was profiled in Newsweek magazine's "Top High Schools 2014" issue (September 8, 2014), and named #1 school in the U.S. for low-income students, as well as #20 out of all high schools across the nation.
"Technology in the Classroom"
Emma Lazarus Featured in New York Teacher
Our school, and its innovative technology program, was featured in the piece, "Technology in the ESL Classroom," from New York Teacher (June 26, 2014).
NYU Arts Program Acceptance
Emma Students Accepted to Competitive NYU Arts Program!
Congratulations to Saidkamol Javadov and XiaoTing Zhao, who were both accepted to NYU's Future Artist programs for high school students for the Spring 2012 semester. Saidkamol was accepted to the Future Filmmakers program, and XiaoTing was accepted to Future Dancers & Dancemakers. Hundreds of NYC students applied, but only 15 students were accepted into each Future Artist program.