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Brooklyn School for Music & Theatre

Overview written by the school: Brooklyn School for Music & Theatre (BSMT) uses our academic program to accommodate the intellectual, social, and emotional needs of creative high school students. Our vision is to provide a model professional environment where respect is mutual, ideas are shared, and learning is not limited to the classroom. We prepare students for higher education through our rigorous academic program while simultaneously allowing them to develop professional careers in the music and theater industries.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 79.000002% (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: 69% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 49.000001% 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: Performing and Visual Arts
Code: K48A
Program description: 9th and 10th grade seats available. College Trips, Talent Shows, Free SAT Prep, Saturday Programs, Health Center, Full time Social Worker and Substance Abuse Counselor, Restorative Justice, Relationship Abuse Counselor (RAPP), Art Programs (Dance, Drama, Instrumental Music, Technical Theater, Vocal Music), CTE, Freshmen Orientation.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology; Performing Arts
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 90
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 412
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 131
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

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): Basketball Shootout, Sat Prep, Student Government, Dance Team, Step Team, Chess Team Theatre Program, Dance Company, Chorus Company, Theatre Tech
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, Soccer, Swimming
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, Soccer, 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: Cricket, Double Dutch
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball, Badminton, Softball, Baseball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Cheerleading
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 278
Start time: 8:17am
End time: 2:35pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP Calculus AB, AP United States History
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Extended Day Tutoring,Extended Year,Health Center,Internships Available,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education),Online Grading System,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Crown Heights South
Neighborhood: Crown Heights South
Campus name: Prospect Heights Educational Campus
School Number: K440
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 309
Council district: 35
Census tract: 213
BIN: 3029686
BBL: 3011870001

About Brooklyn School for Music & Theatre


Address: 883 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11225 (40.669805,-73.960689)
Latitude: 40.670349
Longitude: -73.961695
Phone number: 718-230-6250
Fax number: 718-230-6262
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Franklin Av; S to Botanic Garden
Bus lines near the school: B41, B43, B44-SBS, B45, B48, B49

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We support our students in pursuing careers in the arts through our partnerships with Roundabout Theatre Company, TDF Stagedoors, All Stars Project and the Center Theatre Group

We offer Advanced Placement classes for our upper level students through AP For ALL and through Computer Science for All

We offer a variety of Art Majors, including Dance, Chorus, Band, Theater Tech, Drama and STEP

We offer free SAT prep and free college tours to students through our partnership with College Access for All

We offer college-credited classes to our upper level students through our College Now partnership with Medgar Evers College

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