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The Brooklyn Academy of Global Finance

Overview written by the school: BAGF will provide an environment where students are academically challenged and experience real-world application of their learning through opportunities to interact with partners in the business and financial industries. Real world career experiences include field trips, job shadowing, and internships to give students a view of the financial and business industries. Students experience college life through early college courses, college visits, and mentoring from college students. Our mission is to prepare students for post-secondary education and to compete in the global economy through a challenging academic curriculum, including 21st century skills such as financial and digital literacy, collaboration, and entrepreneurship.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 82% (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: 83% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 88% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 34% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 90% 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 Academy of Global Finance
Code: L57A
Program description: Students study a sequence in business and finance along with high school requirements. Students may also choose a sequence or electives in Computer Science and Technology.
Interest: Business
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 90
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 228
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 53
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

Seats 10: Yes
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: Basketball
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
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: 105
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 3:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Seminar, AP United States History
Additional info: Community School

School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

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

School Number: K057
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 303
Council district: 36
Census tract: 291
BIN: 3043822
BBL: 3016160001

About The Brooklyn Academy of Global Finance


Latitude: 40.691274
Longitude: -73.933697
Phone number: 718-574-3126
Fax number: 718-574-3681
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: J to Kosciusko St; M, Z to Myrtle Ave
Bus lines near the school: B15, B38, B46, B46-SBS, B47, B52, B54, M Shuttle Bus, Q24

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NAF IT Academy: Technology courses including Coding, Microsoft Office Suite, Lenovo Scholar Network Mobile App-Making with MIT App Inventor Software

Industry Certifications: Microsoft Office Specialist, W!SE Financial Literacy, A*S*K Business Fundamentals Technical Assessment and Paid Internships

College and Career Readiness Support through AVID (9th & 10th Grades) and ONE GOAL (11th & 12th Grades)

Medgar Evers Early College Dual Credit and LIU Brooklyn Promise, STEP and Early College Scholars

CTE program(s): Academy of Global Commerce

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