Obtaining an Official Transcript

Former students and graduates can request an official transcript by writing to:

Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers

250 West 18th Street

New York, NY 10011

Attention: Records

Your written request should include your last name, first name, date of birth, and year of graduation or discharge. Please include a telephone number in case there are any questions. Please include a self-addressed envelope with postage so it can be forwarded by mail. You can also make the request by filling out this form:

 student record request.pdf 


Diplomas are issued only once. Therefore, we can only provide you with a graduation verification letter stating that you graduated from Liberty High School's program.

You can also make these requests in person. However, you will need to allow 24-48 hours for processing.  


Mr. Patterson

Guidance Counselor Assignment

All students are assigned to one guidance counselor during their time a Liberty High School. Your Guidance Counselor follows your academic progress as well as your social / emotional progress while at school. They get to know you and your family. When you receive your academic program, the name of your guidance counselor will be on it. The assignment is totally random.

Guidance Counselor Assignments can be determined from a students Official Class Assignment;

Students with a "1" as the first digit in their Official Class are assigned to Ms. Chu

Students with a "2" as the first digit in their Official Class are assigned to Ms. Segarra


Peer Tutoring

Students who demonstrate academic proficiency can become a peer tutor. Students will be assigned a peer during lunch time and assist them with their academic studies. Please see Ms. Chu if you are interested. Room 407

School Wide Grading Policy

All Departmenst are required to share their department grading policies with students at the beginning of the term. Academic Departments must adhere to the overall school wide grading policy

40% Assessment 

30% Quizzes

30% Homework, Participation and Classwork

Each marking period students will have at least:

2 Full Period Assessments

7 Quizzes

10 Homework Assignments

1 extra credit / makeup opportunity 

All teachers are required to use SKEDULA an online grade book which students can access. 


Regents Prep Saturday Academy

Regents Examination Schedule for 2023

Liberty High School is committed to preparing newcomer students for New York State exams required for graduation. 


The school provides extra support five Saturdays before the January and June exam dates. This years dates are as follows:

December 2, 2022

December 9, 2022

December 16, 2022

January 6, 2022

January 13, 2022

May 5, 2023

May 12, 2023

May 19, 2023

June 2, 2023

June 9, 2023

Respect for ALL

 Respect for All 

Respect for ALL

Wendy Chu, Room 407

CATCH Services

Please see the Nurse in the medical office for CATCH services available to all Liberty High School students.