The Manhattan International High School

The Manhattan International High School (MIHS) was founded in 1993 as the second New York City International High School with the mission of educating new immigrant English Language Learners. Manhattan admits students who have been in the United States for less than four years and have scored below the 21st percentile on the Language Assessment Battery – Revised exam (LAB-R). More than 80% of Manhattan’s students graduate and are accepted to colleges including CUNY and SUNY schools, Wesleyan, Fordham, Columbia, Colby and Middlebury.

School Information


317 East 67th Street, Room 423
New York, NY 10021
Directions to School

Principal: Gladys Dorilda Rodriguez

Year Established: 1993

Phone: 212.517.6728

Fax: 212.517.7147

School website:

Enrollment: 342 students

Grades Served: 9-12

Free/Reduced Meals: 86%

Demographics: 43.73% Latino, 25.40% Asian, 16.08% White (European), 14.79% Black (African and Haitian)

School Partners:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • New York Cares
  • Hunter College-College Now program
  • Baruch College-College Now Program
  • Borough of Manhattan Community College-STEP Program
  • City College-STEM Program
  • CUNY-SIELP Program OPTIONS @ The Goddard Riverside Community Center
  • American Museum of Natural History

Gladys Dorilda Rodriguez


A native of Puerto Rico, Ms. Rodriguez came to New York City as a teenager in 1985, where she attended The International High School at LaGuardia Community College. As a student in the first class at the Network’s founding high school, she was a member of the school’s first graduating class in 1988. Ms. Rodriguez began her professional career as a social worker and later as a Spanish, ESL and English studies teacher in both middle and high schools in Colorado and throughout New York State. She returned to Internationals Network in 2005 as Assistant Principal at the Manhattan International High School where she is currently Principal.

Ms. Rodriguez holds a B.A. and an M.A. from SUNY Binghamton, and earned her School District Administration (SDA) certificate from SUNY College at Cortland.


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