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Manhattan Business Academy

Overview written by the school: Manhattan Business Academy is a selective small college preparatory high school located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. We have an innovative, engaging, and rigorous curriculum that makes learning enjoyable and applicable to real life. We also pride ourselves in our nurturing environment, with a tight-knit community and a strong advisory program. At MBA, every student is cared for and known well by everybody making them even more successful. We have many connections with prestigious businesses and organizations for internships and pre-college programs. Culminating in their senior year, students get the opportunity to compete with schools all over the world in business competitions.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 88% (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: 86% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 76% 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% 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: Manhattan Business Academy
Code: A12A
Program description: All students take a rigorous Regents and college-preparatory curriculum. They are academically, socially, and emotionally supported by a strong advisory program and dedicated college counselors (through the College Bound Initiative). We promote a diverse student body.
Interest: Business
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1390
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 16
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 301
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 13

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Manhattan students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Activities

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): 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: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Soccer, 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: Basketball, Bowling, Softball, Tennis, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 414
Start time: 8:45am
End time: 3:15pm (Wednesdays at 1:05pm)

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP Statistics

School accessibility description: Partially 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
Campus name: Bayard Rustin Educational Campus
School Number: M440
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 104
Council district: 3
Census tract: 89
BIN: 1013096
BBL: 1007420007

About Manhattan Business Academy

Contacts

Address: 351 WEST 18TH STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10011
Latitude: 40.742867
Longitude: -74.002136
Phone number: 212-647-1983
Fax number: 212-647-1989
School email: [email protected]
Website: manhattanbusinessacademy.org
Subway lines near the school: 1 to 18th St; A, C, E, L to 14th St
Bus lines near the school: M11, M12, M14A, M14D, M20, M23-SBS, M55, M7, X1, X10, X10B, X12, X17

Hotels near Manhattan Business Academy

District Borough Number: 
02M392
Academic opportunities: 

Graduates can receive the prestigious Career and Technical Education certification.

SAT Preparatory courses and Saturday programs.

Honors, AP, College-Level Courses

Computer Literacy, Entrepreneurship, and Virtual Enterprise business classes.

Optional summer bridge for incoming 9th graders.

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