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High School Of Economics And Finance

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Posted March 10, 2013

Has very good teachers. There are a couple of teachers who take their job serious but at the same time make the class fun for the student by joking around with them. The principle is amazing I love him. I come from a middle school where the principle never said good morning and she was always mad. This principle does his job right and always has a smile to offer. Hes such a sweetheart, i love it. In gym they make you work out, i mean REALLY work out but I dont ever regret choosing this high school. Plus a bunch of trains take you there the 1,2,3,4,5,J,R,Z,A,E, its an excellent school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 21, 2011

- Great in preparing students geared towards the business world with a few intro courses to economics, accounting and banking. - Had a wonderful internship program that helped students build their resumes and obtain experiences in various fields. - Fair share of new teachers that come and go, overall I rate the teachers abilitiies a 7/10. - Very diverse class, but pre-dominantly Spanish, African American, and Asians I believe due to the proximity to Lower East Side. - I recall lacking in afterschool programs, although there were some.


Posted March 19, 2010

I must say the principal is tough but great and every single one of those kids are all his. The parent coordinator is amazing.. Shes like the school mom. The teachers are great, though i had a situation with one, in the end his intentions were not bad, ... I love this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 31, 2009

This school is amazing! My child attends it and i couldn't have asked for a better school fro my child. The courses are very challenging, but beneficial in the end. The teachers are great; they really show concern for my child and they make me feel confident about my son's high school education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 16, 2008

This school is wonderful! my son is thriving and doing better here then in any private school he has ever been in the staff and teachers are the best. Really wonderful principal
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2008

H.S of Economics is a wonderful school. The teachers are all very inviting and friendly. Most of the kids are great. The kids are motivated to try and go way beyond their regular school hours but to get involved in many other areas
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2008

HSEF is a very good school for learning about business
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 22, 2008

I wish all NYC public high schools were like Eco, the college preparation I received my junior and senior year could not be topped. The relationships I built there are everlasting.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 7, 2007

The school acedemically is pretty decent. The college advisors and guidence counselors are very good and are involved with the students. Most of the teachers are good and teach very well, while on the other hand some do not care and would just pass a kid to behave during the semester. One of the main problems I have noticed after attending this school for 3 years is that every year the incoming classes get worse and worse. The school is now more violent, and has crime in it. Other than those few kids, the school is good.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 18, 2007

This school is great in the academic field. It's business classes cannot be matched by any other HS in the city. However, there is a behavior problem with some students. Kids come from all over the city to this school and the problem can be controlled with a more strict code of ethics and standards.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 9, 2006

Horrible. Teachers never stay, either. There is a huge turnover every year.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 30, 2006

This school is a very business oriented school. They offer great opportunities for students to acquire knowledge needed to fit in the business world starting from freshman year. The school is pretty small, so its easy to get to know the staff and form bonds with them. They are very friendly and supportive of giving information needed by their students. Also, there are very little conflicts. The only down-side is the small gym which limits sports oriented activity. Parent involvement is pretty low as well.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 25, 2006

This school is good for financial education, but the building conditions are bad.This school has good behaved students, good teachers, good classroom sizes, ect.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 22, 2006

Small and pretty safe school with wonderful teachers, but a principal who is too nice, and the kids are running wild while he refuses to put his foot down about anything.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 3, 2006

Programs are very good and gear students towards success in financial services. There is also an option for other business areas. School offers internships, resume building and developing business plans. Offers art, music and theatre as well as after school programs and tutoring. School has great potential and many well-to-do Wall Streeters cannot get their children admitted to the school (school is located in Wall Street area) so that the underprivileged children have first opportunity. Unfortunately, there are a significant number of underachieving students who are disruptive and are NOT removed - contrary to school policy which mandates a safe and contructive learning experience. The PA encourages parent participation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 27, 2004

Has a dress to successs day.
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
58%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
69%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
21%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

204 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
87%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
52%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

248 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
57%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
79%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
83%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
57%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

72 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

157 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
92%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

All Students40%
Female32%
Male46%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander48%
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant40%

Chemistry

All Students37%
Female30%
Male45%
African American7%
Asian/Pacific Islander49%
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population37%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant37%

Earth Science

All Students31%
Female30%
Male32%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population30%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant31%

English

All Students83%
Female86%
Male80%
African American85%
Asian/Pacific Islander86%
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities65%
General population85%
English language learners38%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant83%

Geometry

All Students49%
Female43%
Male53%
African American24%
Asian/Pacific Islander73%
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities0%
General population52%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant49%

Global History and Geography

All Students73%
Female74%
Male73%
African American73%
Asian/Pacific Islander76%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities41%
General population77%
English language learners52%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%

Integrated Algebra

All Students85%
Female89%
Male82%
African American72%
Asian/Pacific Islander97%
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities50%
General population90%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%

Living Environment

All Students70%
Female67%
Male73%
African American65%
Asian/Pacific Islander76%
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities43%
General population74%
English language learners43%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant70%

Physics

All Students55%
Female46%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander59%
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant55%

U.S. History and Government

All Students88%
Female89%
Male86%
African American84%
Asian/Pacific Islander90%
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities74%
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

In 2009-2010, this school was given a grade of "C" for the high school level.

About the tests


Progress Report Grades measure the school's contribution to student learning in three areas: School Environment, Student Performance and Student Progress. Schools can receive additional credit for achieving exemplary performance progress among high-needs students. Progress Report Grades range from A to F.

Source: New York City Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 1 43% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 25% 9%
Black 1 22% 19%
White 2 9% 48%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0% 1%
Two or more races 2 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 16%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 275%N/A43%
Source: 1 NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 0%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 50%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 9%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Advanced placement courses
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Category scores for each of the respondent groups are then combined to form overall category scores. Alongside the results for each school are the aggregated results across all NYC public schools, which are provided as a basis for comparisons.

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This school
8.2
out of 10
 
City average
8.0
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.2
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Students

This school

 
7.6
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.8
 

City average

 
8.0
 
Clear, useful communication about educational goalsWhat's this?

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This school
8.1
out of 10
 
City average
8.1
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.3
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Students

This school

 
7.4
 

City average

 
7.8
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.6
 

City average

 
7.8
 
Strong parent, teacher and student engagementWhat's this?

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This school
7.6
out of 10
 
City average
7.8
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Students

This school

 
6.9
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.3
 

City average

 
7.8
 
High academic expectations for all studentsWhat's this?

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This school
8.1
out of 10
 
City average
8.2
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.1
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Students

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.6
 

City average

 
8.1
 

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 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents29442%
Students63389%
Teachers4496%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • MR. MICHAEL F. STANZIONE

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Advanced placement courses
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Business
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Busses - M15, M15-SBS, M20, M22, M5, M9. Subways - J, Z to Broad St; 6 to Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall; R to Cortlandt St; 2, 3, A, C to Fulton St-Broadway-Nassau; 1 to Rector St; 4, 5 to Wall St; E to World Trade Center
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Power lifting / Weight lifting
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Power lifting / Weight lifting
  • Soccer
  • Sofbtall
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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