Empowering students to take ownership of their education.
Supporting education and innovation through our art and architectural design program.
Students present design critiques at SDC if they wish to pursue our Design pathway to student learning.
We are a small school located in the Hell’s Kitchen area of Manhattan. We are one of five schools that are housed in the Park West campus.
At SDC, we believe that students learn best when they are intellectually challenged to make connections, utilize higher order thinking, and make their thinking visible.
In order to make this happen, our teachers work hard to create thoughtful curriculum designed to explore significant and challenging content by pushing our students to think critically. We take seriously our need to develop learning experiences which meet the required level of challenge, are culturally responsive, and provide the necessary supports for students to engage.
In all SDC classrooms students are:
Collaborating with their peers
Taking responsibility for their learning
Making their thinking visible to explain their thinking process
Partners of UASDC
Get in touch with us
Administration Contact Info
Principal: Meredith Matson
Phone: 212-586-0198 ext. 4708
Assistant Principal: Gerry Hudak
Phone: 212-586-0198 ext. 4972