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Brooklyn School for Math and Research, The

Overview written by the school: The Brooklyn School for Math and Research wants each of its graduates to make significant contributions to the world. To make that happen, we provide our students with the knowledge and skills they need to master mathematics and research. We use math to develop a framework for understanding the world around us and we use research to validate our theories about how the world works. Every student will develop competence, confidence, and the ability to critically think. All assets necessary to drive their success in college and beyond.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 88% (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: 89.999998% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 76.999998% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 75.999999% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 81% 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: Mathematics, Science & Humanities
Code: L68A
Program description: Students can choose to focus on a mathematics and comprehensive science course sequence beginning with their first year or spend their first two years exploring both subject areas and then concentrating on one at the beginning of their third year. Students will have the opportunity to earn college credits before graduation through AP courses. The projected four year science sequence is 9th grade: Physics; 10th grade: Chemistry; 11th grade: Living Environment; and 12th grade: AP Biology.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 90
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 936
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 10
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 143
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8

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): Robotics, National Honor Society, Rugby, Swimming, Chess, Ping Pong, Photography, Art Club, Weightlifting, Student Government, Year Book, Video Gaming, Step Team, Music Club, Coding. Young Women's Initiative, Choir
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, Soccer, 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: Badminton, Basketball, 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): Rugby, Swimming
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 304
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 3:45pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP Biology, AP Statistics, AP Seminar, AP United States History, AP English Language and Composition, AP Research
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Community School,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education),Online Grading System,Uniform

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Bushwick North
Neighborhood: Bushwick
Campus name: Bushwick Educational Campus
School Number: K480
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 304
Council district: 37
Census tract: 435
BIN: 3076908
BBL: 3033650098

About Brooklyn School for Math and Research, The


Address: 400 Irving Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11237 (40.696457,-73.911751)
Latitude: 40.697185
Longitude: -73.91117
Phone number: 718-381-7100
Fax number: 718-381-9897
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: L, M to Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs
Bus lines near the school: B13, B20, B26, B38, B52, B54, B60, M Shuttle Bus, Q55, Q58

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All incoming 9th grades students are programmed for three periods of math daily as well as physics

College Prep Curriculum features the opportunity to take 7 Advanced Placement (AP) courses

Free college credit courses at CUNY City Tech through CUNY College Now

Free SAT prep offered to all 11th grade students

Advisory classes featuring AVID curriculum

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