Manhattan Business Academy (02M392)

351 West 18 Street, Manhattan, NY 10011, Manhattan
Phone: 212-647-1983
Hours: 08:45am - 03:15pm
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Subway: 1 to 18th St; A, C, E, L to 14th St
Bus: M11, M12, M14A-SBS, M14D-SBS, M20, M23-SBS, M55, M7, SIM1C, SIM33C, SIM3C, SIM4C
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Program Details
Entrepreneurship Accelerated Program (A12B)

Manhattan Business Academy’s Entrepreneurship Accelerated Program is for students with a special interest in studying business. It has a rigorous exciting course load, including entrepreneurship in 9th grade, AP Macroeconomics in 10th grade, AP Microeconomics and Financial Literacy in 11th grade and real-life work-based experience and internships in 12th grade. Manhattan Business Academy has a multitude of corporate partners supporting students in the accelerated program, including Pencil, Protiviti Global Business Consulting, Futures and Options and many others. Students applying to this program are motivated to engage in challenging classes and graduate with the prestigious New York State Career and Technical Education (CTE) endorsement. It is recommended that students applying to this program have a minimum of 85% average in their mathematics classes.

Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
  • (Group 1) Priority to Manhattan students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Entrepreneurship Accelerated Program (A12B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
About the School

Manhattan Business Academy is a selective small college preparatory high school located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. We have an innovative, engaging, and rigorous curriculum that makes learning enjoyable and applicable to real life. We also pride ourselves in our nurturing environment, with a tight-knit community and a strong advisory program. At MBA, every student is cared for and known well by everybody making them even more successful. We have many connections with prestigious businesses and organizations for internships and pre-college programs. Culminating in their senior year, students get the opportunity to compete with schools all over the world in business competitions. Students may apply to one of two programs (or both in order of preference.) Manhattan Business Academy’s General Program, with a well rounded college preparatory curriculum or the Entrepreneurship Accelerated Program, which has a special rigorous emphasis on business.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Entrepreneurship/Virtual Enterprise, Entrepreneurship Accelerated Program for students ready for a rigorous course load, Pre-AP, AP and College Now classes offered on campus

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP English Language and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced Placement), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Other Sports
Dance, Fitness Club, Table Tennis
Art Club, Business Club, CHILL Snowboarding Club, Hudson Sailing Club, Dance Team, Fitness Club, Guitar Club, National Honor Society, Peer Mediation
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 72% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 14% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

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Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
Avg. CC Regents Score
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 13.80%
4-Year College 54.20%
Unknown 32.00%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 53.30%
Female 46.70%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 4.50%
Black 27.30%
Hispanic 63.00%
White 3.40%
Other 1.80%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 15.60%
Black 15.60%
White 56.30%
Other 12.50%