Manhattan Academy for Arts & Language (02M427)

111 East 33Rd Street, Manhattan, NY 10016, Manhattan
Phone: 212-576-0502
Hours: 08:30am - 03:10pm
School Website:
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Subway: 4, 5, 7, GS to Grand Central-42nd St; 6 to 33rd St; B, D, F, M, N, Q, R to 34th St
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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
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
Photography, Robotics, Art, Chess, Drama, Rainbow
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.

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
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents - see eligibility
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Manhattan Academy for Arts & Language (A22A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

43 / 85 (0.51)
2 / 23 (0.09)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 66% 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 - 51% 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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More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here:

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 15.80%
4-Year College 18.40%
Unknown 65.80%

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This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here:

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 49.80%
Female 50.20%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
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%