Graduation Rate: 95.999998% (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: 88.999999% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 85.000002% 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.)
Program 1: Manhattan Early College School for Advertising
Program description: Students engage in a rigorous, project-based curriculum that blends art, technology, and creative problem solving. Students have the option to graduate from MECA after four years with a CTE-endorsed high school diploma and up to 36 college credits or to stay for six years and graduate with a high school diploma, an Associate Degree from the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) and two years of paid work experience.
Method: Ed. Opt.
Seats 9 GE: 88
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1088
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 12
Seats 9 SWD: 24
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 203
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8
Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Manhattan students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents
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, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, 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: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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: Stunt
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
Total students: 445
Start time: 8:25am
End time: 2:45pm
Final grades: 9 to 14
Language classes: Italian, Spanish
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Dress Code,Early College,Extended Day Program,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs
School accessibility description: Fully Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y
Campus name: Murry Bergtraum Educational Campus
School Number: M520
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 101
Council district: 1
Census tract: 29
About Manhattan Early College School for Advertising
Address: 411 Pearl Street, Manhattan NY 10038 (40.711441,-74.000851)
Phone number: 212-225-0880
Fax number: 212-225-0882
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, J, Z to Fulton St; N, Q to Canal St; R, W to City Hall
Bus lines near the school: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM18, M103, M15, M15-SBS, M22, M55, M9, QM11, QM25, QM7, QM8, X1, X10, X10B, X11, X12, X14, X15, X17, X17A, X19, X2, X27, X28, X3, X4, X42, X5, X8
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Accelerated academic program where students can earn up to 36 college credits by the end of 12th grade.
A six-year early college option leading to one of four Associate degrees from BMCC in Multimedia Arts and Technology or Business.
Small advisory groups led by faculty mentors and professional mentor program.
Adobe Certified Associate Program, Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications, Communications and Advertising Design Certifications
CTE program(s): Advertising/Communications