Essex Street Academy is a small public high school in the Lower East Side in Manhattan.

At Essex Street Academy, we prepare all of our students for success in college and in life by treating them as individuals with specific strengths and needs, and appealing to their intellectual curiosity in our courses. Our emphasis on academic achievement coupled with the emotional support students need to be successful gives graduates from Essex Street Academy the best chance of being successful at the college of their choice.

ESA Thanksgiving Potluck

ESA Thanksgiving Potluck. Thank you to everyone that has already signed up to contribute and/or donated. Attached, please find a copy of the invitation/signup sheet (advisors distributed paper copies) and a Google slide highlighting the pertinent information. We encourage all families to sign up to contribute a dish or money. Food should be brought in the …

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seward park volleyball

Support the volleyball team at the tournament this Sunday by WEARING PINK! The team will be selling t-shirts for fundraising and donations will be made to a cancer society for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The tournament will run at school from 9am-4pm!

Interested in Attending ESA?

We will be holding school tours and open houses for 8th grade students and families interested in attending ESA! Please check out the tour and open house dates and the sign up links. 

Support ESA

Your support is needed now more than ever. Please consider donating to ESA today to allow us to continue to offer our students the many enrichment opportunities which make our school so special.