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- We value each individual. We believe one person can make a difference.
- We value the process of learning. We believe knowledge is power and the journey is the reward.
- We believe that each member of our learning community is vital to our success.
- We value the diverse contributions of each member of our learning community.
- We believe people learn best from each other in heterogeneous, collaborative groupings.
- We value the differences and similarities of the human spirit and the people of the world. We believe that we are all linked in some way.
- We value effective communication and creative problem solving skills. We believe in the importance of understanding each other and our world.
- We value challenges. We believe that anything worth doing requires passion, persistence, commitment, calculated risk-taking and creativity.
- We value respect, responsibility, reflective thinking, accountability, flexibility, kindness, resourcefulness, generosity and integrity. We believe in moral and ethical behavior.
- We value a supportive, caring and safe environment. We believe in multiple perspectives for all of our students.
- We value our local and global communities. We believe in embracing our responsibilities as contributing members to our communities through responsible and informed decision making and through community service.
- We value a community of practice.
- We believe collectively that every child will succeed.

Latest News.


PSAT / SAT Special Schedule

We are offering the PSAT10 and SAT this March to all 10th and 11th grade students. The new SAT and PSAT exams are ALL digital. There are no paper exams.
On Tuesday, March 5, 2024, HPHS will have a special schedule.
All students must follow the appropriate schedule for their grade level.

CLEP Exams

Are you an HPHS student that wants to take a CLEP exam? If so, click on this article to sign up for test administration here at Health Professions.

NYC School Survey

Please click on the following article to complete the NYC School Survey. Your voice matters! The information collected by the survey is designed to support a dialogue among all members of the school community about how to make the school a better place to learn.

Tuesday - February 13 is a Remote Learning Day!

Tuesday, February 13, 2024 will be a synchronous remote learning day. This means that students will NOT be coming into the school building due to the expected inclement weather. Students WILL be expected to attend periods 1-8 via google meets or ZOOM meetings set up by their teachers.

2023 AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

The High School for Health Professions & Human Services is proud to be a recipient of @CollegeBoard's Female Diversity Award for AP Computer Science Principles. Research shows that female students who take #APCSP in high school are more than five times as likely to major in computer science in college.

2023-2024 End of Semester Schedule

January 22 is the last day of the first semester. Attend school only if you have a Regents exam from January 23-January 26.
First Day of the Spring semester is TUESDAY, January 30.

The Viper Times

The Student Council proudly presents The Viper Times, Volume 4 issue 2.

Saturday Regents Tutoring

Saturday Regents Tutoring will take place on 12/9, 12/16, 1/6, 1/13, 1/20 beginning at 9:00 am. It is by INVITATION ONLY! Please see your Guidance Counselor to determine if this opportunity if for you. Click this article for the flyer.

Virtual SAT Prep Course

Are you an 11th grader who is interested in taking a FREE VIRTUAL SAT prep course? If so, you can apply for our online SAT Prep Course. For more information and to apply please click this article.

Student Perception Survey

New York City Public Schools (NYCPS) believes that our schools become stronger when we listen to our students. This year, students will be invited to participate in the Panorama Education Student Perception Survey, a research-based, confidential student survey used across the country to provide teachers with students’ feedback about their classroom experiences.

School Stats.

  • $2.8 Million In Grants and Scholarships
  • 98% Graduation Rate
  • 1,100 AP Exams Administered
  • 50+ Clubs and Teams Offered

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Mission & Vision.

We are dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment at the high school for health professions and human services. We prepare our students to enter higher education and the world of health care by maintaining challenging academic standards and integrating education into professional settings so that they acquire scientific knowledge, ethics, integrity and compassion.