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Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology

Overview paragraph: The mission of Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology is to intellectually prepare, morally inspire, and socially motivate every student to become a leader in this vastly changing society. Our curriculum in biomedical science, engineering, software engineering, and law are blueprints for all students to succeed in any competitive college program. At Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology, the overall goal is to cultivate exceptional leaders prepared to serve and lead globally.
Diplomaendorsements: Math

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 74% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 85% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 58% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 49% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 74% 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: Academy for Social Justice
Code: K49B
Program description: Study of criminal, civil, and family law; politics, and social activism. Participation in internships and community service.
Interest: Law & Government
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 63
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 494
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 13
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 94
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (65-100), Math (60-100), Science (64-100), Social Studies (56-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (1.9-4.5), Math (1.5-4.5)


Psal Sports Boys: Basketball, Outdoor Track
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Indoor Track, Volleyball

School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Boys: Baseball, Intramural Basketball, Fitness Center, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track, Volleyball; Girls: Dance/Cheerleading, Double Dutch, Fitness Center, Intramural Basketball, Karate, Softball, Step Team, Track

Other info

Total students: 594
Start time: 8am
End time: 3pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish

School accessibility description: 2
School 10th seats: Y

More info

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

School Number: K987
Shared space: No
Community board: 3
Council district: 41
Census tract: 375
BIN: 3039676
BBL: 3014820001

About Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology


Address: 1396 Broadway, Brooklyn NY 11221
Latitude: 40.688831
Longitude: -73.920906
Phone number: 718-919-1256
Fax number: 718-852-4593
School email: [email protected]
Subway: J, Z to Gates Ave
Bus: B20, B26, B38, B46, B47, B52, B7, Q24

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

Access to Law and Technology Programs: Youth Court, ESI, Civil Rights and Patent Law, Technology Program (provides experiences in web design)

Computer Programming, iCareers, Online courses; Volunteers mentor our scholars through community service internships

Multicultural Literature, Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation, Debate, College and Career Prep, TV and Music Production Studio, CUNY College Now, Calculus

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