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Manhattan Village Academy

Manhattan Village Academy is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Manhattan Village Academy says

Our mission is to prepare our students to have access to the best colleges, universities and careers in the country through a disciplined education in the liberal arts, math and sciences. Admission is based on an assessment of the student's records, standardized test scores and attendance. All incoming ninth graders and tenth grade transfer students are expected to attend the Enrichment Bridge Program.

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Program Overview

Core curriculum based on four years of Math, Science, English, and History.

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 100

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades

  • Math: 80-100
  • Science: 80-100
  • Social Studies: 80-100
  • English: 80-100


Buses: M1, M101, M14AD, M2, M20, M23, M4, M5, M7

Trains: 2, 3, L to 14th St; A to 14th St-8th Av; 4, 5, Q to 14th St-Union Square; 1, 6, C, E, F, M, N, R to 23rd St; B, D to 34th St-Herald Square



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



Admission Priorities

  • Open to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



94% of students graduate from Manhattan Village Academy

Test Scores

1372 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 473
SAT Verbal 441
SAT Writing 458

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness


Manhattan Village Academy received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP United States History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 429
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 86
10 119
11 126
12 98
Ungraded 1

Manhattan Village Academy's relatively even 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 Village Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 16 : 1
Gender 38% Male / 62% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

74% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Manhattan Village Academy.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 72%
Black or African American 17%
Asian 6%

There were 2 incidents of bullying last year at Manhattan Village Academy, which equals 0.0046 incidents per student.


Art Club, Book Club, Chess, Conflict Resolution and Mediation, Creative Writing and Journalism, Delta Club, Instrumental Music, Manhattan Village Academy (MVA) Spirit Week Committee, Mole Day, Music Composition, Pi Day, Science Fair, Student Council, Tour Guide
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Student Government
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