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Academy for Conservation and the Environment

Overview written by the school: ACE is a small learning community with a supportive culture. We prepare students with knowledge, skills, confidence, and motivation to succeed in college. Our instructional program focuses on developing critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, and the application of real-world concepts. We provide a rigorous curriculum emphasizing the sciences and technology. Students are offered internship opportunities, Advanced Placement (AP) courses, and early college courses. Through dedicated staff, rigorous and engaging coursework, and individualized instruction our students are empowered to succeed in their future endeavors. Aside from our academic focus our school offers social and emotional support through restorative justice practices.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 87% (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: 86.000001% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 72.000003% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 56% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 81.999999% 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: Technology and Visual Arts Institute
Code: L44A
Program description: This institute focuses on technology and digital art through course work in computer science, robotics, AR / VR and computer art. Students will explore STEM initiatives such as computer programming through coding and robotics, as well as visual and digital computer arts.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 50
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 382
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 10
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 106
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 11

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents


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): No data
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, 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, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, 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: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 306
Start time: 8:05am
End time: 2:25pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP United States History, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science A
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Canarsie
Neighborhood: Canarsie
Campus name: South Shore Educational Campus
School Number: K515
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 318
Council district: 46
Census tract: 950
BIN: 3224139
BBL: 3079980005

About Academy for Conservation and the Environment


Address: 6565 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11236 (40.634451,-73.916927)
Latitude: 40.633285
Longitude: -73.916735
Phone number: 718-968-4101
Fax number: 718-968-4296
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: B103, B47, B6, B82, BM2

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Science and Health Institute: Focuses on Environmental Science and Health Professions

Technology and Visual Arts Institute: Focuses on Computer Science, Robotics, and Digital Art

Advanced Placement Courses and a variety of elective courses offered each semester

College Now Courses offered through Brooklyn College

iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning through APEX and blended learning.

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