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Academy for College Preparation and Career Exploration: A College Board School

Overview paragraph: We prepare all students to enter college and employment through our multi-disciplinary curriculum that integrates challenging academics with modern technology at its core. Students participate in career-rotations and internships to gain real world work and industry experience. Through partnerships with Long Island University, Berkeley College, and CUNY, we provide students with opportunities to earn college credit, beginning in their third year. Our Science and Technology Engineering Program integrates science and math education with academic support, science enrichment, and academic and career counseling. Our robust arts programming, in partnership with BRIC Arts Media, allows students to explore digital, visual, and fine arts.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 64% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 84% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 67% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 49% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 77% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: Academy for College Preparation and Career Exploration for New Students
Code: L21A
Program description: We provide effective and meaningful instruction that are differentiated and Common Core aligned to meet the needs of the diverse learners. Our expectations are: 1.) All ninth grade students who enter through the high school would be enrolled in college by the end of their fourth year. 2.) All middle school students improve their proficiency level by at least one level, as they move vertically along grades.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 67
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 113
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 30
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Activities

Extracurricular activities: FAME Dance Team, GSA, Physics Club, Project Reset and Reflect, Robotics, STAR Leadership Club, Senior Committee, Student Government, Student Government, TED-Ed Resilience Project, Urban Advantage, Video Game Club, Yearbook Committee; Other clubs created based on student interest.
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball
Psal Sports Coed: Cricket, Double Dutch, Stunt
School sports: Archery, STEP Team, Weight-lifting Club

Other info

Total students: 422
Start time: 8am
End time: 2:20pm
Grades 2018: 6 to 12
Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP U.S. Government and Politics
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Extended Year; Health Center; Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: 2

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Erasmus
Neighborhood: Flatbush
Campus name: Erasmus Hall Educational Campus
School Number: K465
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 14
Council district: 40
Census tract: 794
BIN: 3336215
BBL: 3051030010

About Academy for College Preparation and Career Exploration: A College Board School

Contacts

Address: 911 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11226
Latitude: 40.649787
Longitude: -73.95855
Phone number: 718-564-2566
Fax number: 718-564-2567
School email: [email protected]
Website: schools.nyc.gov/SchoolSearch
Subway: B, Q to Church Ave
Bus: B103, B12, B16, B35, B41, B44, B44-SBS, B49, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4

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