News and Announcements

LESP Career Fair Featured in World Journal News (China)

April 27th, 2017

中文: 下東城高中職業探索 「雙語」齊下

English (Translated From Chinese): Exploring “Bilingual” in Lower East Side High School

Español (Traducido del Chino): Explorando “Bilingüe” en Lower East Side Prep.

LESP Career Fair Picture

LESP Career Fair on April 27, 2017



LESP Fundraiser for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

February 16th, 2017

IMG_3113This month, students will be joining others schools taking part in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Pennies for Patients. For three weeks, students will collect spare change in boxes around the school.

The fundraiser is being ran by LESP’s LEO club.

Students will learn about service, leadership and philanthropy by helping LLS find a cure for blood cancers and improving the quality of life of patients and their families. Thank you in advance for helping patients with blood cancers live longer, better lives.

Backpack Letter for Families and Staff

February 15th, 2017

As you may know, the New York City Department of Education is continuing its efforts to ensure that the water in New York City schools is safe for students and staff by conducting additional rounds of testing for the presence of lead in the water.

On January 28, 2017, every potential source of water for drinking or preparing food at J.H.S. 25 – Manhattan ( Lower East Side Preparatory High School at 145 Stanton Street Manhattan, NY 10002 ) was tested for lead. The laboratory results showed elevated levels of lead in 4 of the 101 samples taken and tested from outlets in the building.

As a result of the 4 elevated sample(s), the DOE will implement its standard response protocol, which includes removing any drinking or cooking water fixture outlet from service, flushing all or part of the system to eliminate water sitting in pipes overnight, replacing equipment and re-testing after the equipment is replaced. Each affected drinking or cooking water fixture will remain out of service until it is remediated and future testing shows that the water does not have an elevated level of lead. The custodial staff will also continue to flush the water systems on Monday mornings before school starts in order to eliminate water that has been stagnant in pipes over the weekend and to ensure safe drinking water is available for students and staff.

Please clink the link below for more information.

02.08.2017_M515_M025 Backpack Letter


February 9th, 2017

Due to expected significant snowfall all NYC Public Schools will be CLOSED Thursday, February 9th.

SLT Meetings

November 15th, 2016

We would like to invite our community and the public to all Lower East Side Prep HS SLT meetings. All meetings are translated into Chinese and Spanish, and will cover school updates, events, and we will have a variety of organizations conducting workshops on financial aid, college application process, depression, loans, etc. We look forward to seeing you on the following dates in the 4th Floor Library:

11/17 7:00PM Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes
12/13 5:00PM
1/10 5:00PM
2/28 5:00PM
3/23 7:00PM
4/4 5:00PM
5/3 5:00PM
6/6 5:00PM