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Brooklyn Collegiate: A College Board School

Overview paragraph: Our staff mentors students before, during, and after-school. Students have a voice here and become lifelong learners. A strong school community equally committed to these ideals supports our students. BC is committed to developing well-rounded individuals. We offer college courses and specialize in college tours; a typical BC student will have visited 12-15 colleges by senior year. We have an outstanding after-school program with varied activities including AA basketball programs for girls and boys. Many of our students have earned academic or athletic scholarships to college. BC is a place where friends are made for life and where graduates know they will always be welcomed back home. We are 'The Home of Urban Scholars.'

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 63% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 85% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 82% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 50% 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 Collegiate Preparatory HS: A College Board School
Code: K93X
Program description: Students will learn to read complex texts and write in all content areas, using pre-AP strategies. All students will be enrolled in pre-AP courses beginning freshman year. Students are offered the opportunity to achieve an AP Capstone diploma, beginning with AP Seminar in their Freshman year followed by AP Research. Student leadership programs are available through the Brooklyn TRIO Program and the Leaders of Tomorrow program. Internships are available to all students in every content area.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Offer Rate: -96% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 67
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 231
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 55
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

Seats 10: Yes-34
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents


Extracurricular activities: Advanced Art, Cheerleading, Chess, Chorus, Cooking, Drama, Drumline, Games, Music, Peer Educators, Peer Mediators, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Touch Football, Track Club, Tutoring
Psal Sports Boys: Basketball
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball

School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Award-Winning Step Team, Basketball Team for Boys and Girls, Track Club, Volleyball Club for Girls and Boys

Other info

Total students: 271
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 3:45pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Seminar, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Orientation; Uniform

School accessibility description: 2
School 10th seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Ocean Hill
Neighborhood: Ocean Hill

School Number: K055
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 16
Council district: 41
Census tract: 36501
BIN: 3038939
BBL: 3014480001

About Brooklyn Collegiate: A College Board School


Address: 2021 Bergen Street, Brooklyn NY 11233
Latitude: 40.674103
Longitude: -73.913273
Phone number: 718-922-1145
Fax number: 718-922-2347
School email: [email protected]
Subway: C to Rockaway Ave; A, J, L, Z to Broadway Junction
Bus: B12, B14, B25, B47, B60, B7

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iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Blended instruction, online courses, emphasis on math

Reading and writing across the curriculum; Interdisciplinary curriculum with English and Social Studies

Debate instruction; PSAT Test for ninth through eleventh graders; SAT Prep class

WEB Quest; Laptop access for all students; Parents certified as Learning Leaders, Career Internships, Anti-bias workshops

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