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High School of Economics and Finance

Overview written by the school: We offer a rigorous academic program for all students, including a four-year academic program in economics and finance with many Advanced Placement (AP) and CUNY College Now courses in all subject areas. Our diverse, welcoming community extends beyond our doors to corporate partners such as KPMG, Swapnick, Deutsche Bank, Etsy, and many more. Students have opportunities for job shadowing, internships and mentoring. Our full-time college advisement staff coordinates the college admissions process to make sure all of our students are being accepted to choice colleges. Students find enrichment in various athletics, civic, artistic, computer science and cultural programs and have access to our state-of-the-art library and technology center.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 89.999998% (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: 89.999998% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 80.000001% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 81% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 85.000002% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: Economics and Finance
Code: M79A
Program description: Students' growth in understanding and thinking is assessed by researching, writing, presenting, and defending portfolios in math, science, history and literary analysis and working on in-depth projects. Students also complete an autobiography portfolio, using oral and visual components.
Interest: Business; Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 158
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1532
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 10
Seats 9 SWD: 42
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 255
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: 0
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents


Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): Financial Women's Association, National Honor Society, Student Government, Cooking Club, Debate Club, Model United Nations, Big Brother Big Sister, Young Professionals Mentoring Program (YPMP), Gay-Straight Alliance, Russian Club, LitMag (Literary Magazine), Panther Prophet (School Newspaper), KMPG Mentoring Program, Book Clubs, Liberty Partnership Program, NAF Academy of Finance, Futures & Options, Exploring Careers, Investment Club, Green Team Environmental Sustainability Club, Global Glimpse, Distributive Education Club of America (DECA), Wendy Wasserstein Open Door Scholars, Dance Club, Mindfulness Club, Yearbook, Art Club, National History Day Club, Anime Club, Bring Change to Mind, Federal Reserve Challenge, December Fest/MADfest (Music Art Dance), Geometric Art Quilting Club, Young Women's Empowerment Group
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Outdoor Track
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Bowling, Flag Football, Outdoor Track, Softball, Tennis
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
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Soccer, Table Tennis, Weight Lifting, NYRR Rising Road Runners
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 738
Start time: 8:46am
End time: 3:06pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP English Language and Composition, AP Computer Science Principles, AP United States History, AP European History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Statistics, AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Community Service Expected,Health Center,Internships Available,Multi-Session School,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Battery Park City-Lower Manhattan
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

School Number: M833

Community board: 101
Council district: 1
Census tract: 13
BIN: 1001037
BBL: 1000520001

About High School of Economics and Finance


Address: 100 Trinity Place, Manhattan NY 10006 (40.70927,-74.012328)
Latitude: 40.709196
Longitude: -74.012022
Phone number: 212-346-0708
Fax number: 212-346-0712
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 1 to Rector St; 2, 3, A, C, J, Z to Fulton St; 4, 5 to Wall St; 6 to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall; E to World Trade Center; R, W to Cortlandt St
Bus lines near the school: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM18, M103, M15, M15-SBS, M20, M22, M55, M9, QM11, QM25, QM7, QM8, X1, X10, X10B, X11, X12, X14, X15, X17, X17A, X19, X2, X27, X28, X3, X37, X38, X4, X42, X5, X7, X8, X9

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Academic opportunities: 

Computer Science for All and Advanced Placement for All

College Now: Earn up to 12 transferable credits for college

Eco Summer Experience: Four-week summer program for all incoming 9th graders

W!SE Institute: Select Wednesday enrichment program with elective seminars

CTE program(s): Academy of Finance, Entrepreneurship/Virtual Enterprise

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