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Manhattan Business Academy

Manhattan Business Academy is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 11.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Manhattan Business Academy says

We are a small community committed to creating opportunities for students to experience the world around them as young entrepreneurs. Our curriculum includes a focus on business education as well as a strong Advisory program that allows students to form close relationships with our faculty members. Students will demonstrate their understanding of subject material through portfolios and presentations at the end of every academic unit. After four years of academic instruction, Advisory and internships, our students will graduate well-prepared to succeed in college and in their career paths.


4 years of core courses in Math, Science, English, History and Business Education; Interdisciplinary Support for English Language Learners, Advisory, Virtual Enterprise Internships

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Business

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Limited unscreened


Buses: M11, M14AD, M20, M23, M5, M7

Trains: 2, 3, F, M to 14th St; A, C, E, L to 14th St-8th Av; 1 to 18th St



Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



Admission Priorities

  • Priority to Manhattan students or residents who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City residents who attend an information session
  • Then to Manhattan students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2


  • French
  • French (Online)
  • Spanish (Online)

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 332
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 147
10 92
11 93

Manhattan Business Academy's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Manhattan Business Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 14 : 1
Gender 59% Male / 41% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

73% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Manhattan Business Academy.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 5%
Hispanic/Latino 59%
Black or African American 30%
Asian 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

There were 6 incidents of bullying last year at Manhattan Business Academy, which equals 0.0282 incidents per student.


Burton Chill Program (Snowboarding), Hudson Sailing, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, STEP Team, Salsa Dancing, Cheerleaders, Hula Hoop Club, Intramural Basketball
  • Student Government
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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