Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School (02M529)

120 West 46 Street, Manhattan, NY 10036, Manhattan
Phone: 212-391-0041
Email: murena4@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:20am - 2:40pm
School Website: https://JKOhighschool.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/44445
Admissions Information: https://jkohighschool.org/jko-admissions
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M529/HS/
Subway: 1, 2, 3, A, C, E, GS to Times Square; 4, 5, 6 to Grand Central; 7, B, D, F, M to 47-50th Sts Rockefeller Center; N, Q, R to 49th St; S to Times Square-42nd St
Bus: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BM5, BxM10, BxM11, BxM18, BxM2, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, M1, M104, M11, M2, M20, M3, M34A-SBS, M4, M42, M5, M50, M55, M7, Q32, QM1, QM10, QM12, QM15, QM16, QM17, QM18, QM2, QM20, QM21, QM24, QM3, QM4, 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
Economics and Finance (M45E)

Explore the world of business through the lens of economics as you prepare for the future. Understand how markets work in order to develop successful business strategies. JKO offers an array of business and math courses that provide an opportunity for work experience and post-secondary studies. Students explore a range of career paths, and gain meaningful experiences they can add to their resumes. Our students engage in a work based learning internship program during their senior year as a way to develop the skillsets necessary to thrive in the business world.

Method:
Requirement:
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.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
247
196
    Grade 12 Students
46
43
    Grade 11 Students
49
47
    Grade 10 Students
63
38
    Grade 9 Students
89
68
Graduation %
77
83
College %
48
72
Economics and Finance (M45E)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

40 / 53 (0.75)
3 / 15 (0.20)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Located in midtown Manhattan, steps from the crossroads of the world (Times Square), Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School is a community where we envision our students graduating well prepared for both the business and educational communities. In addition to our award winning Entrepreneurship Virtual Enterprise and Hospitality and Tourism programs, we also offer a third rigorous academic program in economics and finance which includes courses such as AP Statistics, AP Macro Economics, and AP Micro Economics. Explore the world of business through the lens of economics as you prepare for the future. Understand how markets work in order to develop successful business strategies. JKO offers an array of business and math courses that provide an opportunity for work experience and post-secondary studies. Students explore a range of career paths, and gain meaningful experiences they can add to their resumes. Our students engage in a work based learning internship program during their senior year as a way to develop the skillsets necessary to thrive in the business world. Our Entrepreneurship Virtual Enterprise Program enables students to create and operate their own "virtual" company acting as CEOs and department managers. Our NAF Academy of Hospitality and Tourism students explore hotel and event management, as well as study geography, economics, and world cultures. Through our industry and post-secondary partnerships, students are able to work with professionals in the fields of business finance, hospitality and tourism and the arts.

Academic Highlights: Economics and Finance Program, CTE program(s): Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, Entrepreneurship/Virtual Enterprise

Other Features: Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Extended Day, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Table Tennis, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Flag Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Other Sports
Dance, Fitness Club
Activities
After School Tutoring, Big Brothers/Big Sisters Work Place Mentoring Program, BSU, Coding Club, Creative Writing Club, Dance, Game Club, Helping Hands Society, LUCHA, Marsh and McLennan Mentoring Program, Morgan Stanley Mentoring Program, National Honor Society, Pickleball, Senior Council, Smash Arts Tech Team, Student Government, Journalism Club, Chess Club, Music Club, Fitness Club
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
  75.86%
Academic Engagement 
  60.08%
Safety 
  84.33%
Bully Prevention 
  78.88%
Inclusivity 
  89.10%
Mental Support 
  70.30%
Environment 
  68.27%
Post-School Support 
  81.11%
Teacher Responses - 95% responded
Academic Rigor 
  82.67%
School Satisfaction 
  90.67%
Student Behavior 
  60.44%
Student Support 
  88.13%
School Leadership 
  86.07%
Instructional Clarity 
  90.20%
Instructional Development 
  85.47%
Post-School Support 
  92.13%
Family Responses - 15% responded
Education 
  96.63%
Teacher Support 
  88.83%
Safety 
  99.00%
School Community 
  87.67%
School Leadership 
  97.45%
Post-School Support 
  90.00%

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. %
  80.90%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  56
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  47
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  59.60%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  427
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  440
Postsecondary
2-Year College 12.80%
4-Year College 29.80%
Other Postsecondary 4.30%
Unknown 53.10%

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 40.50%
Female 59.50%
English Language Learners:
  6.10%
Students with IEPs:
  21.10%
Economic Need Index:
  80.70%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 4.00%
Black 21.50%
Hispanic 65.60%
White 7.30%
Other 1.60%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 25.00%
White 35.00%
Other 40.00%
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