Manhattan Business Academy

351 W 18th St
New York, NY 10011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 404 students in grades 9-12, Manhattan Business Academy ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 404 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in NY)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 1%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Manhattan Business Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Manhattan Business Academy's student population of 404 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Manhattan Business Academy is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
75-79%
46%
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(20-21)
80-84%
62%
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≥95%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
61%
29%
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Black
28%
16%
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White
4%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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0.55
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90-94%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Manhattan Business Academy often compared to?
Manhattan Business Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Business Of Sports School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Manhattan Business Academy?
The graduation rate of Manhattan Business Academy is 90-94%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Manhattan Business Academy?
404 students attend Manhattan Business Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Manhattan Business Academy students are Hispanic, 28% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Manhattan Business Academy?
Manhattan Business Academy has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Manhattan Business Academy offer ?
Manhattan Business Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Manhattan Business Academy part of?
Manhattan Business Academy is part of New York City Geographic District # 2 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 404 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 1%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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