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Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology

Overview written by the school: 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. At Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology, the overall goal is to cultivate exceptional leaders prepared to serve and lead globally.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 84% (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: 64% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 52% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83% 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: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 876
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 14
Seats 9 SWD: 13
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 157
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 12

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (63-100), Math (60-100), Science (63-100), Social Studies (60-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (1.9-4.5), Math (1.6-4.5)

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): PSAL SPORTS Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Dance, Football, Intramural Sports, Soccer, Track/Cross Country and Volleyball PSAL SPORTS - GIRLS Basketball, Indoor Track and Volleyball PSAL SPORTS - BOYS Basketball and Outdoor Track Clubs: Anime and Game Club Drumline Debate Learning Gardens Student empowerment movement Young Men's Leadership
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, Outdoor Track
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, Indoor 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): Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Dance, Football, Intramural Sports, Soccer, Track/Cross Country, Volleyball, Flag Football
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 589
Start time: 8:05am
End time: 2:20pm

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 Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Tutoring; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Orientation

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

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

School Number: K987

Community board: 303
Council district: 41
Census tract: 375
BIN: 3039676
BBL: 3014820001

About Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology

Contacts

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]
Website: www.bklawtech.com
Subway lines near the school: J, Z to Gates Ave
Bus lines near the school: B20, B26, B38, B46, B47, B52, B7, Q24

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District Borough Number: 
16K498
Academic opportunities: 

Partnership with AP for all offering AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP US History, AP Environmental Science, AP Computer Science

Access to law programs:Street Law, Criminal law, Moot Court, Mock Trials

Access to technology programs: Computer science, coding, film and sound engineering, A.P. Computer Science, News broadcasting

College Partnerships: Syracuse University New York City College of Technology, Medgar Evers, LIU,

AP for all, Computer Science for all, Algebra for all, College Access for all

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