Welcome to Manhattan East
Manhattan East School for Arts and Academics was founded in 1981 on the principle that students, parents, teachers and administrators are all partners in establishing the finest educational program possible. Our students are highly motivated, with a proven record of academic excellence and a strong interest in the arts. Our educational team is fully committed to ensuring the success of our students by adhering to the philosophy that a rigorous, multicultural, interdisciplinary, challenging curriculum with an experiential approach, coupled with high expectations, will provide all students with the opportunity and freedom to achieve and excel. Our mission is to provide a middle school education with high academic achievement and an appreciation and knowledge of the arts using the best teaching methods and new technology.