Manhattan Academy for Arts & Language (02M427)

111 East 33Rd Street, Manhattan, NY 10016, Manhattan
Phone: 212-576-0502
Email: sbolets@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:30am - 03:10pm
School Website: https://www.maalnyc.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/43389
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M427/HS/
Subway: 4, 5, 7, GS to Grand Central-42nd St; 6 to 33rd St; B, D, F, M, N, Q, R to 34th St
Bus: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BM5, BxM1, BxM10, BxM11, BxM18, BxM2, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M1, M101, M102, M103, M15, M15-SBS, M2, M3, M34-SBS, M34A-SBS, M4, M42, M5, M55, M7, M9, Q32, QM1, QM10, QM12, QM15, QM16, QM17, QM18, QM2, QM20, QM21, QM24, QM3, QM31, QM32, QM34, QM35, QM36, QM4, QM40, QM42, QM44, QM5, QM6, SIM10, SIM11, SIM1C, SIM22, SIM23, SIM24, SIM25, SIM26, SIM3, SIM30, SIM31, SIM33C, SIM3C, SIM4C, SIM6, SIM8, SIM8X, X27, X28, X37, X38, X63, X64, X68
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Program Details
Manhattan Academy for Arts & Language (A22A)
Science & Math

Students have the choice of either a Freestanding ESL Program or a TBE in Spanish. Intensive ESL and ELA is provided for all students. Global History and Native Language Arts are linked for TBE students. Accelerated students have opportunities to take the Geometry CC, Algebra II CC and Pre-Calculus. MAAL students take AP courses and College Now at Hunter and Baruch Colleges. Students have the opportunity to play a string instrument.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are ranked by the school based on English proficiency and/or home language. Offers are made in priority group and rank order. See program details for more information
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents - see eligibility
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
248
194
    Grade 12 Students
45
39
    Grade 11 Students
39
50
    Grade 10 Students
61
39
    Grade 9 Students
103
66
Graduation %
92
66
College %
32
54
Manhattan Academy for Arts & Language (A22A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

43 / 85 (0.51)
2 / 23 (0.09)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Manhattan Academy for Arts and Language prepares students for a successful future by offering strong academic experiences including Advanced Placement (AP) courses, early college experiences and College and Career Readiness opportunities in a nurturing, small school setting. We embrace students from all over the world and motivate them by balancing rigorous instruction with individualized attention. In addition, we infuse the arts in our classes and offer a varied arts program.

Academic Highlights: College Now, SAT Classes,Diploma Endorsements: NYS Seal of Biliteracy., English Language Learner Program, STEAM Courses, Advanced Placement Courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP World History, Language Courses: French, Spanish

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Health Center, Online Grading System, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Session, Uniform

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school
  • School for New Arrivals, which serve students who are new to the country

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Softball, Volleyball
Other Sports
Boy's Varsity Baseball, Boys Varsity Basketball, Boy's JV Basketball, Girls Varsity Volleyball, Girls Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Softball
Activities
Photography, Robotics, Art, Chess, Drama, Rainbow
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 66% responded
Academic Rigor 
  76.29%
Academic Engagement 
  71.50%
Safety 
  75.00%
Bully Prevention 
  67.50%
Inclusivity 
  87.80%
Mental Support 
  76.40%
Environment 
  72.45%
Post-School Support 
  80.00%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  90.67%
School Satisfaction 
  97.00%
Student Behavior 
  67.78%
Student Support 
  98.00%
School Leadership 
  97.07%
Instructional Clarity 
  96.00%
Instructional Development 
  96.65%
Post-School Support 
  97.13%
Family Responses - 51% responded
Education 
  91.25%
Teacher Support 
  85.17%
Safety 
  94.33%
School Community 
  87.56%
School Leadership 
  95.09%
Post-School Support 
  92.00%

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

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  80.80%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  43
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  48
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  51.90%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  409
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  399
Postsecondary
2-Year College 15.80%
4-Year College 18.40%
Unknown 65.80%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 49.80%
Female 50.20%
English Language Learners:
  71.40%
Students with IEPs:
  6.50%
Economic Need Index:
  0.00%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.20%
Black 2.40%
Hispanic 92.70%
White 3.20%
Other 0.50%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 40.00%
White 33.30%
Other 26.70%
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