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Brooklyn Preparatory High School

Overview written by the school: BP students push themselves to be college-ready from the moment they arrive. We set high expectations and our small supportive environment allows students to work hard to meet them. All students challenge themselves by taking multiple AP courses, doing extended-day and maintaining an 85+ average. In turn, our College Bound Initiative is committed to getting BP students into their dream colleges. BP students build lasting personal connections with BP staff through a four-year advisory program, individualized support classes, and a strong guidance team. Our well-rounded students choose from the wide variety of classes listed below. From Calculus to Sociology, Mentoring to Photography, at BP your choices are endless, success is mandatory.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 93.000001% (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: 83.999997% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 88% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 76.999998% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 91.000003% 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 Preparatory High School
Code: K07X
Program description: We develop the Habits of Mind (Perspective, Analysis, Connections and Expression), Work (Resourcefulness, Organization, Perseverance, Eagerness and Self-Awareness), and Heart (Flexibility, Insight, Role and Empathy) that students need to succeed in a challenging college program and fulfilling career.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 117
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1429
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 12
Seats 9 SWD: 24
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 243
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents


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): No data
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, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Volleyball
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, Flag Football, Softball, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 532
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Arabic, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Chemistry, AP Calculus AB, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP European History, AP United States History, AP English Language and Composition, AP 2-D Art and Design
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Extended Day Program,Health Center,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: North Side-South Side
Neighborhood: Williamsburg
Campus name: Harry Van Arsdale Educational Campus
School Number: K650
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 301
Council district: 33
Census tract: 519
BIN: 3062135
BBL: 3023300011

About Brooklyn Preparatory High School


Address: 257 North 6th Street, Brooklyn NY 11211 (40.715561,-73.954815)
Latitude: 40.715073
Longitude: -73.954754
Phone number: 718-486-2550
Fax number: 718-486-2505
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: G to Lorimer St; L to Bedford Ave
Bus lines near the school: B24, B32, B39, B44, B44-SBS, B46, B48, B60, B62, Q54, Q59

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STEM offerings include Coding, Chemistry, Financial Literacy, Java, Physics, Science Genius, ScriptEd, & Three STEM AP courses

Humanities offerings include Dual Credit English, Gender Studies, Race and Media, African- American Studies, Sociology, & Creative Writing

Leadership offerings include Peer Advisory Leaders, Peer Mentoring, Restorative Justice Coordinators, Teachers Assistants, and Learning Leaders

Other Electives include 10 different art and music classes (e.g. Photography, Multimedia Art, Piano, Hip Hop), Culinary Arts, Cinema Studies, etc.

Small group advisories that focus on community circles, social emotional support, academic & social bonding, trips, and academic portfolio assessment

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