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Manhattan School for Career Development

Grades: 9-12
113 East 4th Street
Manhattan NY 10003
Phone: 212-477-2090

Our Insights

What’s Special

Work-study and inclusion programs for students with special needs

The Downside

Little information available

Manhattan School for Career Development, which serves about 200 students grades 10 to 12, is located in the East Village in Manhattan. The attendance rate for the 2015-2016 school year was 71 percent, according to the Comprehensive Education Plan (CEP). Additionally, the schools pedagogy earned well-developed on the 2016 Quality Review, the highest possible ranking.

According to the CEP, students are offered community-based work experiences. Specifically, business partners such as AHRC, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Teacher College, Bard College, NYU, and Bellevue Hospital, GMHC, St. Marks, Best Buddies after-school program and Department of Education provide students with career opportunities and access to employment with livable wage. Additionally, the school participates in three inclusion programs with Harvey Milk High School, High School of Fashion Industries, and Hudson High of Learning Technologies.

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ADMISSIONS: Citywide. Manhattan School for Career Development is part of District 75, a network of 69 schools dedicated to New York Citys students with disabilities who require increased attention. District 75 provides educational, vocational, and behavioral support programs for students who are on the autism spectrum, have significant cognitive delays, are significantly emotionally challenged, have a sensory impairment or have multiple disabilities. (Katie Safter & Hugo Segal, web reports, August 2017)

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2019-20 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
86% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
89% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
82% Citywide Average

From 2019-20 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
75% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school

Who does this school serve?

From 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Free or reduced priced lunch
Students with disabilities
English language learners

For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Contact & Location


East Village (District 1)
Trains: F Line to 2nd Ave; 6 Line, B Line, D Line, and M Line to Bleecker St/Broadway-Lafayette St
Buses: M15, M15-SBS, M21, M55, M103


Ewa Asterita
Parent Coordinator
Yvonne Cortes

Other Details

Shared campus?
This school is in its own building.
Metal detectors?

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