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Brooklyn Institute for Liberal Arts (BILA)

Overview written by the school: The Brooklyn Institute for Liberal Arts (BILA) is an ideal school for students who want the best academic foundation to prepare them for college or career. We have challenging interactive and online classes with opportunities for students to succeed in a supportive, friendly, and energetic community. We encourage and celebrate student voice, mentor students, and develop student leaders. Monthly trips are part of a curriculum that allows students to see, learn about, and truly participate in this ever-changing world. Students with a love for technology will flourish in this Mac-based iZone school, with a variety of programs in music, art, dance, theater, and STEM to suit individual student choice. At BILA, students are happy and successful.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 95% (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: 91% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 79% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 66% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% 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: Humanities, Arts & STEM
Code: L17A
Program description: This is an ideal school for students who want the best academic and technological foundation to prepare them for college or career. We have challenging blended-learning and online classes with opportunities for students to succeed in a supportive and friendly community. Students go to college early, and monthly trips are part of a curriculum that allows them to experience the ever-changing world. We use a variety of technology to enhance learning and develop life-changing 21st century skills.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 124
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1146
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 9
Seats 9 SWD: 26
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 233
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 9

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

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): Art Club, Choir, Dance, Homework Help, National Honor Society, Peer-Mentoring, Regents Prep, Saturday Academy, School Magazine, Speech/Debate, Student Government, Writing Tutors
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
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, Bowling, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
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: Cricket
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Track/Cross Country, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 415
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:00pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Statistics
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Prospect Lefferts Gardens-Wingate
Neighborhood: Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Campus name: George Wingate Educational Campus
School Number: K470
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 309
Council district: 40
Census tract: 810
BIN: 3107227
BBL: 3048110001

About Brooklyn Institute for Liberal Arts (BILA)

Contacts

Address: 600 KINGSTON AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11203
Latitude: 40.658893
Longitude: -73.942458
Phone number: 718-221-1097
Fax number: 718-221-1794
School email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.bilanyc.net
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Winthrop St
Bus lines near the school: B12, B17, B43, B44, B44-SBS, B49

Hotels near Brooklyn Institute for Liberal Arts (BILA)

District Borough Number: 
17K745
Academic opportunities: 

Early College Program with Long Island University, College Now with CUNY with Brooklyn College, and accelerated programs for advanced students.

PLTW courses in Engineering & Biomedical Engineering, Coding, Video Game Design, Advanced Placement Courses.

iLearnNYC: Computer/Online Programs for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning in Reading, Math, Technology and Foreign Language

Music, Band, Art, Dance, Step, Martial Arts, Cheerleading, Zumba, Theater, Leadership, Community Service, Small Group Advisory, Tutoring

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