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Brooklyn International High School

Overview written by the school: Brooklyn International helps English Language Learners develop language, intellectual, and collaborative abilities so that they may become active participants in today's world. Students work collaboratively on interdisciplinary projects that they present to community members. To ensure our goal of college and career readiness, students complete internships in 11th grade, gaining real-world work experience, and exploring career paths. With access to a computer lab, digital fabrication lab, and one-to-one laptop program, graduates leave with the skills necessary to succeed in our rapidly evolving world. Finally, students' native languages and cultures are an asset to our school-we are proud to honor them, and to learn from and about them.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 78% (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: 90% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 89% 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: 92% 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 International High School
Code: K53A
Program description: Thematic-based, interdisciplinary course structure.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened: Language

Seats 9 GE: 67
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 433
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 48
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents living in the United States four years or fewer who are English Language Learners per New York City Department of Education guidelines scoring at the Entering, Emerging or Transitioning levels on the NYSESLAT, NYSITELL, or LAB-R

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): Arabic, Art, Bengali, Book Club, Chinese, College Access, Computer Technology Squad, Culture Clubs (African, Dance Company, Environmental Awareness, French for Native Speakers, Guitar Club, Haitian), International Arts Exhibition, Latino, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Peer Training, Photography, Robotics, Science Research, Student Government, UNICEF, Video Production, 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: Bowling, Soccer
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Bowling, Soccer
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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 359
Start time: 8:45am
End time: 3:05pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language

Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Extended Day Program; Internship Expected
Bbat: 1
International: 1

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: DUMBO-Vinegar Hill-Downtown Brooklyn-Boerum Hill
Neighborhood: DUMBO-Downtown Brooklyn
Campus name: Water's Edge Educational Campus
School Number: K805
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 302
Council district: 33
Census tract: 15
BIN: 3000216
BBL: 3001200020

About Brooklyn International High School

Contacts

Address: 49 FLATBUSH AVENUE EXTENSION, BROOKLYN NY 11201
Latitude: 40.697339
Longitude: -73.985016
Phone number: 718-643-9315
Fax number: 718-643-9516
School email: [email protected]
Website: mybihs.org
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall; A, C to High St; B, Q to DeKalb Ave; F to York St; R to Jay St-MetroTech
Bus lines near the school: B103, B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B62, B65, B67, B69

Hotels near Brooklyn International High School

District Borough Number: 
13K439
Academic opportunities: 

Our school requires an Academic Portfolio of Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBATs) for graduation

College Course offerings: CUNY College Now; St. Joseph's College Bridge Program

English and home language skill development; Computers available for every student; Extensive use of iPads; Authentic project-based learning

Career internships (courts, law firms, museums, wildlife centers, hospitals, schools, technology, newspapers, laboratories)

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