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Boys and Girls High School

Overview written by the school: The historic Boys and Girls High School is a renown educational institution that provides multiple pathways to engage students in the learning process. Our instructional practices empower students to take ownership of their learning, develop critical-thinking skills and get them ready for the demands of the 21st century global community and the workforce. Students have the opportunity to participate in Career and Technical Educational programs, such as electrical installation, architectural drafting, theater arts, or get a jump start for college by taking college courses while they are still in high school. All students are enrolled in engaging and academically challenging courses taught by high quality teachers.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 73% (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: 82% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 79% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 30% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 78% 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: Brooklyn STEAM Center
Code: K10A
Program description: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) provides a CTE focus on a range of courses in four industry areas: information technology, graphics, engineering, and architecture. The program includes innovative technical training leading to certification and opportunities to earn college credit and will also offer opportunities to complete work-based learning sequences (e.g. internships) to provide pathways to employment and/or post-secondary credentials.
Interest: Engineering
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 50
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 308
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 10
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 113
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 11
Eligibility: Open only to Brooklyn students or residents

Seats 10: No

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: Average (63-100)
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: Average (1.7-4.5)


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): After-School Tutoring, Cheerleading, Choir, Dance, Fashion Shows, Library Squad, Men In Progress Boys Mentoring Program, Music Production Studio, National Honor Society, NYC Lutheran School-Based Health Clinic, Oratory Competitions, Photography Club, Poetry Slam, Regents: Operation Preparation, Student Advisory, Student Government, Talent Shows, Theater, Wellness and Meditation Center, Women on the Move Girls Mentoring Program, Yearbook
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
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, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, 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: 439
Start time: 8:05am
End time: 3:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Seminar, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

Geoeligibility: Open only to Brooklyn students/residents
School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Crown Heights North
Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant

School Number: K455
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 303
Council district: 36
Census tract: 271
BIN: 3047996
BBL: 3017010001

About Boys and Girls High School


Address: 1700 FULTON STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11213
Latitude: 40.67944
Longitude: -73.932407
Phone number: 718-467-1700
Fax number: 718-221-0645
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: A, C to Utica Ave
Bus lines near the school: B15, B25, B26, B43, B45, B46, B46-SBS, B65

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College Level Courses at Long Island University and CUNY College Now at New York College of Technology

Success Mentoring Program, Daily Advisory Classes and Team-Building Activities

SAT Preparation, College and Career Advisement, College and Career Trips, Saturday Tutoring Academy, Regents Prep Boot Camp

Community Partnerships: Manhattan Theater Club, Brooklyn Navy Yard (STEAM)

CTE program(s): Electrical Installation

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