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Manhattan Academy for Arts & Language

Overview written by the school: Manhattan Academy for Arts and Language prepares English Language Learners and former ELLs for a successful future by offering unique opportunities for students to excel in Regents examinations, Advanced Placement (AP) courses, early college experiences and on-time graduation. MAAL embraces students from all over the world and motivates them by balancing rigorous instruction, individualized attention, and focused language development. MAAL integrates theater, film/documentary making in content courses and offers a strings music program and photography. Interested students also take part in internships.
Diplomaendorsements: NYS Seal of Biliteracy

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 64.999998% (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: 87% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75.999999% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 61.000001% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 81.999999% 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: Manhattan Academy for Arts & Language
Code: A22A
Program description: Students have the choice of either a Freestanding ESL Program or a TBE in Spanish. Intensive ESL and ELA is provided for all students. Global History and Native Language Arts are linked for TBE students. Accelerated students have opportunities to take the Geometry CC, Algebra II CC and Pre-Calculus. MAAL students take AP courses and College Now at Hunter and Baruch Colleges. Students have the opportunity to play a string instrument.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Screened: Language

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 270
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 46
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents who currently identify as English Language Learners (ELL).

Seats 10: 1


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): Photography Club, Robotics Club, Art Club, Rainbow Club, Orchestra, Chess 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: Baseball, Basketball
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, Softball, Volleyball
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): Boy's Varsity Baseball, Boys Varsity Basketball, Boy's JV Basketball, Girls Varsity Volleyball, Girls Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Softball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 210
Start time: 8:44am
End time: 3:18pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Environmental Science, AP World History: Modern, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available

International: 1

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Murray Hill-Kips Bay
Neighborhood: Murray Hill-Kips Bay
Campus name: Norman Thomas Educational Campus
School Number: M620
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 105
Council district: 2
Census tract: 72
BIN: 1087537
BBL: 1008897501

About Manhattan Academy for Arts & Language


Address: 111 East 33rd Street, Manhattan NY 10016 (40.74651,-73.98107)
Latitude: 40.746176
Longitude: -73.981241
Phone number: 212-576-0502
Fax number: 212-576-0518
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 4, 5, 7, S to Grand Central-42nd St; 6 to 33rd St; B, D, F, M, N, Q, R, W to 34th St
Bus lines near the school: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BM5, BxM1, BxM10, BxM11, BxM18, BxM2, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M1, M101, M102, M103, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M3, M34-SBS, M34A-SBS, M4, M42, M5, M55, M7, M9, Q32, QM1, QM10, QM12, QM15, QM16, QM17, QM18, QM2, QM20, QM21, QM24, QM3, QM31, QM32, QM34, QM35, QM36, QM4, QM40, QM42, QM44, 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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