You are here

High School of Fashion Industries, The

Overview written by the school: HSFI has it all-rigorous academic classes; cutting edge programs in Fashion Design, Business, & the Arts; and a multi-million dollar school-based health center where students receive free medical and dental care. HSFI excels at guiding students through the college application and financial aid process with College access classes given during the school day, a full-time College counselor, as well as current HSFI students and alumni who are trained as college counselors to support their peers. Through our corporate Advisory Board and industry partnerships, HSFI provides students with hands-on experience with NYC companies in the fashion, business and design worlds. All of our classrooms are air conditioned to ensure student comfort.
Diplomaendorsements: Arts, CTE

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 88.999999% (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: 92.000002% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 79.000002% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 88% 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: Art, Photography, and Graphic Design
Code: M68J
Program description: This program exposes students to computer graphics, painting, digital and black and white photography, illustration, graphic design and video production. Students are prepared for internships and the skills needed for completing a college admissions portfolio. There is a photography lab on school premises. Students collaborate with professional artists, exhibit their work at museums and attend workshops at FIT, Parsons, Copper Union, PRATT, School of Visual Arts, and New York City Tech.
Interest: Visual Art & Design
Method: Audition

Seats 9 GE: 162
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 956
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 42
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 194
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

Audition information: All students applying to the High School of Fashion Industries are required to audition for the school online at or in person. The audition includes an admissions examination and submission of a portfolio. Portfolio Requirements: 8-15 pieces of original art work; this art work can be submitted either online on the school's website ( or in person at one of the audition dates listed.
Common audition: 1
Seats 10: 1
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): Advanced Photoshop & Illustrator Skills, Animal Welfare Club, Anime Club Crochet Club, Spiritual Club, Fashion Cares, Fashion Feels/ Emotions Matter, Fashion Graphics & Illustration, Fashion With A Purpose, Feminist Club, French Club, Gaming Club, Girls Who Code Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Green Team GSA, Ice Skating Club, Iconoclan Dance Team, Italian Club, KPop, Latin Groove Dance Team, Math Club, Mural/ Design Club, Photography, RAPP Club, RIF RAF Book Club, SING Student Publications, The National Honor Society, The Underfashion Club Club Threads of Color, Threads of Culture Visual Merchandising, Yearbook, Anti-Prom Costume Design Club, Sewing Club.
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, Basketball, Bowling, Volleyball
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, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, 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: Stunt
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Boys Soccer Club, Step Team
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 1,589
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 3:37pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP Calculus AB, AP Psychology, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP Art History, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Biology, AP English Literature and Composition, AP 2-D Art and Design
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internships Available,Multi-Session School,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Hudson Yards-Chelsea-Flatiron-Union Square
Neighborhood: Chelsea-Union Sq

School Number: M600

Community board: 104
Council district: 3
Census tract: 91
BIN: 1014174
BBL: 1007740019

About High School of Fashion Industries, The


Address: 225 West 24th Street, Manhattan NY 10011 (40.745677,-73.996354)
Latitude: 40.745156
Longitude: -73.996074
Phone number: 212-255-1235
Fax number: 212-255-4756
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 1 to 28th St; 2, 3 to 34th St; A, L to 14th St; C, E to 23rd St
Bus lines near the school: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM11, BxM18, BxM2, BxM3, BxM4, M1, M11, M12, M14A, M14D, M2, M20, M23-SBS, M3, M34-SBS, M34A-SBS, M4, M5, M55, M7, Q32, X1, X10, X10B, X12, X14, X17, X17J, X22, X22A, X27, X28, X31, X42, X63, X64, X68, X7, X9

Hotels near High School of Fashion Industries, The

District Borough Number: 
Academic opportunities: 

Through our corporate Board, HSFI has an Industry Partnership Program that provides students with real world experiences in the business world.

Our industry partners include Barneys, Kleinfeld Bridal, ADIDAS, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macys, Swarovski, and the International Center of Photography.

HSFI partners with the Yale University Center for Emotional Intelligence to develop students' social emotional skills to handle teenage stress. HSFI also partners with Harvard University to promote diversity, equity, and true integration within our school community.

HSFI has a full menu of rigorous academic classes that includes Advanced Placement (AP), CUNY College Now, Chemistry, Physics, Calculus, and Coding. Study Abroad in Florence Italy with the opportunity to earn college credits through SUNY.

Our major programs are industry recognized and state certified with annual events including our Fashion Show, Senior Art Show & 'HSFI Shark Tank.'

Related High Schools

by Borough and School performance

  1. 411 East 76th Street, Manhattan NY 10021 (40.770288,-73.953276)
    Graduation rate: 100%
    Attendance rate: 97%
  2. 439 West 49th Street, Manhattan NY 10019 (40.763655,-73.990318)
    Graduation rate: 96%
    Attendance rate: 92%
  3. 2 Astor Place, Manhattan NY 10003 (40.736999,-73.978085)
    Attendance rate: 70%
  4. 122 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan NY 10023 (40.774891,-73.985608)
    Graduation rate: 99%
    Attendance rate: 97%
  5. 198 Forsyth Street, Manhattan NY 10002 (40.7225,-73.9907)
    Attendance rate: 54%