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Brooklyn Frontiers High School

Overview written by the school: Brooklyn Frontiers High School serves entering ninth grade students who have fallen behind their peers by two or more years. We offer a personalized educational experience for students, recognizing the unique strengths and needs of each individual. The academic program is designed to challenge each learner and is implemented in a supportive environment that emphasizes the value of critical thinking skills, personal relationships, and student self-advocacy. We are committed to ensuring that students stretch their goals beyond graduation and gain the skills and self-confidence to successfully transition to college and careers.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: No data (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: 73% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 77% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.

Percentage of Students Safe: 84% 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 Frontiers High School
Code: L69A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Transfer

Seats 9 GE: 54
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N/A - transfer school
Grade 9 GE applicants: 42
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 1
Seats 9 SWD: 11
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N/A - transfer school
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 32
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3
Eligibility: Open only to 15-16-year-old New York City residents entering high school for the first time. Students must have a record of being held back two times in elementary and/or middle school.

Seats 10: No

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): After-School Academic Support, Cook for Life, Crafts, Culture Club, Dance Club, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Regents Prep, Student Council, Student Leadership, Theater, 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
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
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): Basketball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 184
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French
Advancedplacement courses: AP Psychology, AP Statistics
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation

Transfer: 1

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: DUMBO-Vinegar Hill-Downtown Brooklyn-Boerum Hill
Neighborhood: DUMBO-Downtown Brooklyn

School Number: K520

Community board: 302
Council district: 33
Census tract: 43
BIN: 3000533
BBL: 3001690009

About Brooklyn Frontiers High School

Contacts

Address: 112 SCHERMERHORN STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11201
Latitude: 40.690145
Longitude: -73.989132
Phone number: 718-722-4727
Fax number: 718-722-7919
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.brooklynfrontiers.org
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall; A, C, F, R to Jay St-MetroTech; B, Q to DeKalb Ave; G to Hoyt & Schermerhorn
Bus lines near the school: B103, B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B62, B63, B65, B67

Hotels near Brooklyn Frontiers High School

District Borough Number: 
15K423
Academic opportunities: 

Partnership with Good Shepherd Services: coaches for students to create personalized academic plans and guidance

Small classes, many co-taught by two teachers

Many opportunities for tutoring and support, both during the day and after-school

Paid Learning to Work Internships

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