Graduation Rate: 87% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 87% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 84% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 78% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% 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: 64
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 2202
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 34
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 578
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 34
Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): No data
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Handball, Volleyball, Wrestling
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data
Total students: 339
Start time: 9:25am
End time: 4:10pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Campus name: Seward Park Educational Campus
School Number: M445
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 103
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 lines near the school: B, D to Grand St; F, J, M, Z to Delancey St-Essex St
Bus lines near the school: 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.