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Essex Street Academy

350 Grand Street Manhattan, NY 10002

More about Essex Street Academy

Population 343 students
School Type High
Grades 9th-12th
2013 Progress
Report
C
Avg. Attendance Rate 79%
Language Classes
  • French
  • Spanish
Program Highlights
  • 9th and 10th grade courses include: Chemistry of Water
  • Physics of Motion
  • The History of India
  • The Holocaust
  • Studio Art
  • Music; Literature courses center around books such as Animal Farm
  • The Color Purple
  • Flight; 11th grade year-long intensive in Theater
  • Studio Art or Music; 9th - 12th Grade Math sequence
  • culminating in Calculus; Advisory; Senior Circle seminars include: Physics of Sound
  • Bacteriology
  • Women's Rights
  • Civil Rights Movement; Literature seminars center around books such as: The Life of Pi
  • Old Man and the Sea
  • The Secret Life of Bees; College Counseling: Two full time counselors
  • overnight trips to colleges
  • SAT prep
  • individualized counseling
Artistic Extracurriculars
  • After-school and Saturday Program (Art
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Theatre
  • Step Team
  • SLAM Poetry)
  • Student Government
  • Peer Mentoring
Clubs
  • Chess
  • Community Service
  • Yearbook
  • Mock Trial
  • Gaming
  • Cooking
  • Robotics
Academic Extracurriculars
  • After-school homework help in every subject provided by teachers four days a week until 6 pm; Saturday Program (tutoring
  • SAT prep)
Higher Education Partnerships
  • New York University
  • Parsons School of Design
Non-Profit Opportunities
  • Brown University Alumni Support a School Association; Volunteers of Legal Services Corporation
Other Partnerships
  • Facing History and Ourselves
Community Organization Partners
  • Greenwich Village Youth Council
Corporate Partners
  • Ramius Capital Group
  • LLC; Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Sports
  • Boys: Basketball Co-ed: Running
  • Fitness and Weight Room
  • Yoga
  • Double Dutch
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  • Performance4 Average
  • Satisfaction 8 Above Average
  • Diversity 6 Average
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Performance Statistics
SAT Scores 1198 / 2400
Average
Regents English
65%
Average
Regents Rate
15%
Below Average
10-Credit Rate
90%
Average
Weighted Diploma Rate 148.7 / 350
Average
College Enrollment Rate 49.4 / 100
Average