Graduation Rate: 83% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 87% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 87% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 74% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 96% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: Essex Street Academy
Program description: We provide a supportive, performance-based, college-preparatory program for all students. Please visit our school website for tour and open house dates.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Seats 9 GE: 67
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1416
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 21
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 358
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 26
Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents
Extracurricular activities: Academic Tutoring, Big Sibs Peer Mentoring, Black Student Union, Community Service, Feminist Club, French Ambassadors, Gay-Straight Alliance, Global Kids, LFX Dancers, Mock Trial, Outward Bound, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Theater, Town Meeting, Video Game Club, Williams Capital Group Mentoring Program, Yearbook, Yoga, Young Men's Initiative, Young Voices/Big Sounds
Psal Sports Boys: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Handball, Volleyball, Wrestling
Psal Sports Girls: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball
School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Boys Intramural Basketball Team, Cheerleading Team, Flag Football, Running Club, Soccer, Step Team
Total students: 340
Start time: 9:25am
End time: 4:10pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Health Center; Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation
Campus name: Seward Park Educational Campus
School Number: M445
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 3
Council district: 1
Census tract: 18
About Essex Street Academy
Address: 350 Grand Street, Manhattan NY 10002
Phone number: 212-475-4773
Fax number: 212-674-2058
School email: [email protected]
Subway: B, D to Grand St; F, J, M, Z to Delancey St-Essex St
Bus: B39, M103, M14A, M14D, M15, M15-SBS, M21, M22, M9
Hotels near Essex Street Academy
Students complete Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBATs) as a replacement for Regents exams. Courses focus on in-depth, theme-based content.
Study abroad opportunities in France; exchange program with Denmark.
Arts programs in Music, Theater, Vocal, Visual Arts, Photography, and Creative Writing.
College Guidance Program: Dedicated College Guidance Courses, Overnight Trips to Colleges and Universities, In-House SAT prep with College Spring
Advanced courses in English, Spanish, French, calculus, computer science. Students take free college classes at NYU and CUNY College Now.