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

Overview written by the school: 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 apprenticeships and internships to gain real world work and industry experience. We are an Amazon Future Engineer School which affords students computer science classes and internships aligned to the field. Through partnerships with Long Island University and CUNY, we provide students with opportunities to earn college credit.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 70% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 85% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 73% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 45% 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
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: 61
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 297
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 12
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 64
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math

Activities

Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): FAME Dance Team, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Physics Club, Project Reset and Reflect, Robotics, Senior Committee, STAR Leadership Club, Student Government, Urban Advantage, Pre-med Club, Coding Club
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Cricket, Double Dutch, Stunt
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Dance
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 360
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Erasmus
Neighborhood: Flatbush
Campus name: Erasmus Hall Educational Campus
School Number: K465
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 314
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: www.academyforcollegeprep.com
Subway lines near the school: B, Q to Church Ave
Bus lines near the school: B103, B12, B16, B35, B41, B44, B44-SBS, B49, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4

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