High School of Fashion Industries, The (02M600)

225 West 24 Street, Manhattan, NY 10011, Manhattan
Phone: 212-255-1235
Email: dsilva3@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:10am - 03:40pm
Principal: Daryl Blank
School Website: https://hsfi.nyc
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/43824
Admissions Information: https://www.hsfi.nyc/prospectivestudents
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M600/HS/
Subway: 1 to 28th St; 2, 3 to 34th St; A, L to 14th St; C, E to 23rd St
Bus: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM11, BxM18, BxM2, BxM3, BxM4, M1, M11, M12, M14D-SBS, M2, M20, M23-SBS, M3, M34-SBS, M34A-SBS, M5, M55, M7, Q32, SIM10, SIM1C, SIM23, SIM24, SIM3, SIM3C, X27, X28, X63, X64, X68
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HSFI has it all-rigorous academic classes; cutting-edge programs in Fashion Design, Business, Software Design, Illustration, Graphics, and Photography; and a multi-million-dollar school-based health center where students receive free medical and dental care. HSFI excels at guiding students through the college application and financial aid process with College access classes given during the school day, a full-time College counselor, and current HSFI students and alumni trained as college counselors to support their peers. HSFI provides students with hands-on experience with NYC companies in the fashion, business, and design worlds through our Corporate Advisory Board and industry partnerships. We are part of the Career Readiness and Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) pilot, which helps us support career readiness for all our students. We have courses that help our ninth and tenth graders explore their career interests and develop readiness skills. Our students can apply for apprenticeships in tech, finance, and business, which allows them to earn and learn while in high school.

Academic Highlights: Our CTE programs are industry-recognized and state certified; Commercial Arts and Illustration (NYSED-Approved), Fashion Design (NYSED-Approved), Fashion Merchandising/Marketing (NYSED-Approved), Visual and Fashion Merchandising (NYSED-Approved). All our major programs have annual showcases, including our Fashion Show, Senior Art Show, & Visual Merchandising Holiday Window Unveiling., FutureReadyNYC: Technology (Software Developer), Through our corporate Board, HSFI has an Industry Partnership Program that provides students real-world business experiences. Our industry partners include Barneys, Kleinfeld Bridal, ADIDAS, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, Swarovski, and the International Center of Photography., HSFI partners with the Yale University Center for Emotional Intelligence and community-based organizations such as Long Island University, Teen Choice, Partnership with Children, Relationship Abuse Prevention Program, and SPARK to develop students' social-emotional skills to handle teenage stress. Students participate in Emotion and Equity classes to help build strong bonds within the school community, celebrate individual diversity, and nurture social-emotional development alongside academic growth. The work is led by HSFI Student Equity leaders supported by their peers and faculty within the school community., CTE program(s): Art & Design, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising/Marketing, Photography, Visual and Fashion Merchandising, HSFI Students have opportunities to have their voice heard and positively impact the school community through participation in the Principal's Advisory Committee on Equity and Belongingness and monthly Town Halls., Career Readiness & Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) School, HSFI has a full menu of rigorous academic classes that include Advanced Placement (AP), CUNY College Now, Chemistry, Physics, Calculus, and Coding. Study Abroad in Florence, Italy, with the opportunity to earn college credits through SUNY.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, CRMYA School, FutureReadyNYC School, Health Center, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Arts (Advanced Placement), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science)
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Other Sports
9th Grade Sewing, Animal Welfare, Animation Club, Anime, Art Gallery, Asian Culture, Black and Latina Empowerment Club, Black Student Union, Cooking, Creative Underground, Creative Writing, Crochet, DJ, Fashion Art Portfolio, Fashion Cares, Fashion Films, Fashion With A Purpose, Gaming, Girls Empower, Yoga, Guitar, Hair, Iconoclan Dance Team, Intersectional Feminist, Italian, Jewelry Making, Joy Activists, Kings Queen Drag, KPop, KPop Dance Cover Group, Latin Groove Dance Team, Life/ figure drawing, Modeling, Documentary, Muslim Student Association Club, Christian Club, African American, Puerto Rican, and Latino Studies Club Nail Painting, National Honor Society, Patternmaking, Podcast, Pokemon, Portfolio Development, Red Cross, RIF RAF Book Club, RISC/ Sculpture Club, Rock Band & Song Club, Students for Success, Study Abroad, Stunts, The Green Team, Vlogging, National Honors Society, Student Government, Skate Boarding Club, Sailing Club, and The Rainbow Project Club.
Art, Photography, and Graphic Design(M68J)
Visual Art & Design

This program exposes students to computer graphics, painting, digital and black and white photography, illustration, graphic design and video production. Students are prepared for internships and the skills needed for completing a college admissions portfolio. There is a photography lab on school premises. Students collaborate with professional artists, exhibit their work at museums and attend workshops at FIT, Parsons, Copper Union, PRATT, School of Visual Arts, and New York City Tech.

Students are ranked by the school based on their auditions. Offers are made in priority group and rank order.
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Fashion Design and Accessories(M68L)
Visual Art & Design

A comprehensive course of study where students are offered hands-on instruction in the process, skills, and language of Fashion Design and Accessories from concept through production. Students collaborate with industry partners who help guide them. Classes in the program include Beginner & Advanced Fashion Illustration, Beginner & Advanced Garment Construction, Draping, Pattern Making, Accessories Design & Portfolio Development. Students will be able to produce a college admission portfolio.

Students are ranked by the school based on their auditions. Offers are made in priority group and rank order.
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Business Marketing and Visual Merchandising(M68M)

This program is designed to develop student skills in visual display, store planning, marketing and software development with a focus on computer science and web application. Classes include: Foundations of Art, Design and Business, Color Theory and Aesthetics, Introduction to Business Marketing, Introduction to Visual Merchandising, Beginner & Advanced Computer Applications, AP Computer Science, Financial literacy, Communication and Public Presentation, Business Marketing Tools, Techniques, & Lab, Window Display and Exhibition Design, Fashion Buying & Marketing, Virtual Enterprise, and Entrepreneurship.

Students are ranked by the school based on their auditions. Offers are made in priority group and rank order.
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
75M751 D75 Inclusion Program at High School of Fashion Industries, The(M68U)

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
27 / 11
35 / 100
Attendance %
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
2,078 (799) / 477
1,932 / 474
Art, Photography, and Graphic Design (M68J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

323 / 231 (1.40)
57 / 64 (0.89)
Offers - Waitlist
Business Marketing and Visual Merchandising (M68M)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

167 / 55 (3.04)
22 / 15 (1.47)
Offers - Waitlist
Fashion Design and Accessories (M68L)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

302 / 86 (3.51)
41 / 24 (1.71)
Offers - Waitlist
75M751 D75 Inclusion Program at High School of Fashion Industries, The (M68U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 80% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 93% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 18% 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 17.10%
4-Year College 47.90%
Other Postsecondary 1.00%
Unknown 34.00%

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 12.50%
Female 87.50%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 3.70%
Black 29.50%
Hispanic 58.60%
White 5.20%
Other 3.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 10.70%
Black 8.90%
Hispanic 11.60%
White 58.90%
Other 9.90%