High School of Economics and Finance (02M489)

100 Trinity Place, Manhattan, NY 10006, Manhattan
Phone: 212-346-0708
Email: ssquillante@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:20am - 02:39pm
Principal: Michael Stanzione
School Website: https://www.ecoandfin.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/45745
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M489/HS/
Subway: 1 to Rector St; 2, 3, A, C, J, Z to Fulton St; 4, 5 to Wall St; 6 to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall; E to World Trade Center; R to Cortlandt St
Bus: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM18, M103, M15, M15-SBS, M20, M22, M55, M9, QM11, QM25, QM7, QM8, SIM1, SIM10, SIM11, SIM15, SIM1C, SIM2, SIM3, SIM31, SIM32, SIM33, SIM33C, SIM34, SIM35, SIM3C, SIM4, SIM4C, SIM4X, SIM5, SIM6, SIM7, SIM9, X27, X28, X37, X38
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We offer a rigorous academic program for all students, including a four-year academic program in economics and finance with many Advanced Placement (AP) and CUNY College Now courses in all subject areas. Our diverse, welcoming community extends beyond our doors to corporate partners such as KPMG, Swapnick, Deutsche Bank, Etsy, and many more. Students have opportunities for job shadowing, internships and mentoring. Our full-time college advisement staff coordinates the college admissions process to make sure all of our students are being accepted to choice colleges. Students find enrichment in various athletics, civic, artistic, computer science and cultural programs and have access to our state-of-the-art library and technology center.

Academic Highlights: College Now: Earn up to 12 transferable credits for college, Advanced Placement for All, Computer Science for All, Eco Summer Experience: Four-week summer program for all incoming 9th graders

Other Features: College Trips, Community Service Expected, Extended Day, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Session

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Handball, Outdoor Track
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Outdoor Track, Softball, Tennis
Other Sports
Dance, Fitness Club, Running Club, Soccer, Step, Table Tennis, Yoga
Financial Women's Association, National Honor Society, Student Government, Cooking Club, Debate Club, Model United Nations, Big Brother Big Sister, Young Professionals Mentoring Program (YPMP), Pride Club (LGBTQIA+), LitMag (Literary Magazine), Panther Prophet (School Newspaper), KMPG Mentoring Program, Book Clubs, Liberty Partnership Program, NAF Academy of Finance, Futures & Options, Exploring Careers, Investment Club, Green Team Environmental Sustainability Club, Global Glimpse, Atlantic Theater Company, Wendy Wasserstein Open Door Scholars, Mindfulness Club, Yearbook, Art Club, Federal Reserve Challenge, December Fest/MADfest (Music Art Dance), Weightlifting Club, Theater Art and Dance (TADA), Trinity Commons, Board Game Club, Chess, Discussion and Support Group, EuroChallenge, Students Demand Action, Write On, La Familia, Sister Zone, Muslim Club, Soccer Club, Ping Pong Club, Rock the Wall Street
Economics and Finance(M79A)
Business, Computer Science & Technology

Students' growth in understanding and thinking is assessed by in-depth projects. Students research, write, present and defend portfolios where they apply their learning of math, science, history, english, finance, and computer science in real-world contexts.

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) Open 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
Avg. Class Size
Complaints / Suspensions
<5 / 8
<5 / 0
Attendance %
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
1,304 (253) / 200
1,480 / 200
Economics and Finance (M79A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

239 / 157 (1.52)
14 / 43 (0.33)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 74% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 66% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 11% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

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

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly school surveys: https://infohub.nyced.org/reports/students-and-schools/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

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 27.40%
4-Year College 56.80%
Vocational Program 1.30%
Unknown 14.50%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports: https://infohub.nyced.org/reports/students-and-schools/school-quality/school-quality-reports-and-resources

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 55.00%
Female 45.00%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 20.60%
Black 17.10%
Hispanic 51.30%
White 8.20%
Other 2.80%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 12.80%
Hispanic 10.60%
White 59.60%
Other 17.00%