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City College Academy of the Arts

City College Academy of the Arts is a coeducational public school for students in grades 6 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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City College Academy of the Arts says

The City College Academy of the Arts (CCAA) is an early college school. Beginning in the 6th grade, CCAA focuses on providing academic support that will allow our students to begin taking college courses in the 9th grade so they can graduate high school with 60 college credits from The City College of New York (CCNY). Arts are used to support instruction across subject areas. Instruction is supported by tutors from CCNY and visits to a variety of cultural sites within New York City.


College-level courses offered for credit in the 9th grade; Saturday and Holiday Academic Enrichment Academies

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 81

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades

  • Math: 70-100
  • Science: 70-100
  • Social Studies: 70-100
  • English: 70-100


Buses: BX7, M101, M3, M4

Trains: A to 190th St; 1 to Dyckman 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 continuing 8th graders
  • Then to Manhattan students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



Test Scores

1270 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 446
SAT Verbal 408
SAT Writing 416

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 586
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 90
7 95
8 86
9 89
10 91
11 77
12 56
Ungraded 2

City College Academy of the Arts'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 City College Academy of the Arts's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1
Gender 40% Male / 60% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

81% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at City College Academy of the Arts.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 92%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

There were 3 incidents of bullying last year at City College Academy of the Arts, which equals 0.0058 incidents per student.


Anime Club, Art Club, Arts Exploration, Chess, Cooking, Dance, Drama, ELA and Math Tutorials, Exploring Da Heights, Fitness, Glee Club, Hip-Hop, Lang Science Club, Leadership, Music, Newspaper, Orchestra, Rock Band, Salsa Club, School Newspaper, Singing, Skittles, Spirit Committee, Strings, Student Council, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Technology Art, The Lang Program, Web Design
  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Math Team
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Outdoor Track
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