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Brooklyn Institute for Liberal Arts (BILA)

Overview paragraph: 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: 97% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 93% 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: 64% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 86% 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 Institute for Liberal Arts
Code: L17A
Program description: This is an ideal school for students who want the best academic foundation to prepare them for college or career. We have challenging blending-learning and online classes with opportunities for students to succeed in a supportive and friendly community. Students go college early and monthly trips are part of a curriculum that allows students to experience the ever-changing world. Students use a variety of technology to enhance learning experiences.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Offer Rate: -99% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 124
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 758
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 26
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 136
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

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

Activities

Extracurricular activities: Art Club, Choir, Dance, Homework Help, Peer-Mentoring, National Honor Society, Regents Prep, Saturday Academy, School Magazine, Speech/Debate, Student Government, Writing Tutors
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Psal Sports Coed: Cricket
School sports: (NCAA Cleared) PSAL Sports-Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling PSAL Sports-Girls: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling PSAL Sports-Coed: Cricket

Other info

Total students: 381
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 English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Internship Expected; Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

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: 9
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: bilanyc.net
Subway: 2, 5 to Winthrop St
Bus: B12, B17, B43, B44, B44-SBS, B49

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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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