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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School

Overview written by the school: Our school is recognized by the State as a school in Good Standing and has attained State-approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) for its Business Program. Students immerse themselves in the school's award-winning Arts program. The program includes photography, graphic design, and a working partnership with Roundabout Theatre and the American Airlines Theater program. The (AP) program includes English, Spanish, US History and Biology. The school is expanding to include Computer Programming Studies and is partnering with various colleges to provide introductory college courses. We also support vibrant dance and piano programs to further enhance student access to the Arts.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 62% (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: 78% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 40% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 52% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 86% 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: Int'l Marketing, Computer Applications, Foreign Trade & Virtual Enterprise
Code: M45A
Program description: Virtual Enterprise (VE) is a New York State approved program recognized for excellence. Students are empowered to create and sustain businesses which work nationally and internationally. Students collaborate in teams to brand their businesses; they engage in citywide and statewide Business Plan Competitions. Team members work closely with Business Partners as well to hone their skills. This program is predicated on the use and/or development of strong reading, writing and speaking skills.
Interest: Business
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 131
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 259
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 35
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 86
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Standardized Test Scores: Math
Reading Scores


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): Video Gaming Club Caribbean Student Alliance Ping Pong-Table Tennis Team Student Government Association Volleyball Boys Basketball Team National Honors Society New York State Mentoring Program Workplace Mentoring Program Community Service Club Peer Tutoring SMASHARTS Program Diversity Lens Program NAF Advanced Dance Roundabout Theatre Program
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, Table Tennis
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
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): Boys Basketball and Table Tennis-Ping Pong
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 443
Start time: 8:50am
End time: 3:11pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Credit Recovery; Extended Day Tutoring; Internship Expected; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Orientation; Summer Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Midtown-Midtown South
Neighborhood: Midtown

School Number: M486

Community board: 105
Council district: 4
Census tract: 119
BIN: 1069583
BBL: 1009980041

About Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School


Address: 120 WEST 46TH STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10036
Latitude: 40.757729
Longitude: -73.983078
Phone number: 212-391-0041
Fax number: 212-391-1293
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 1, 2, 3, 7, A, C, E, Q, S to Times Square-42nd St; 4, 5, 6 to Grand Central; B, D, F, M to 47-50th Sts Rockefeller Center; N, R, W to 49th St
Bus lines near the school: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BM5, BxM10, BxM11, BxM18, BxM2, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M1, M104, M11, M2, M20, M3, M34A-SBS, M4, M42, M5, M50, M55, M7, Q32, QM1, QM10, QM12, QM15, QM16, QM17, QM18, QM2, QM20, QM21, QM24, QM3, QM4, QM5, QM6, X1, X10, X10B, X12, X14, X17, X17J, X2, X21, X22, X22A, X27, X28, X30, X31, X37, X38, X42, X5, X63, X64, X68, X7, X9

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Art: The program includes line art, graphic art, theater art and performance and an advanced component known as SmashArts. Students learn to use the audio visual booth and manage theater

Computer Programming: This program is designed to offer students access to programming options.

Mentoring and Interships: This program is partnered with Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Marsh & McLennan, American Eagle and Morgan Stanley.

Music: The program is required for all students and centers on mastering the piano.

Dance: This program ranges for students from beginner to expert level.

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