Graduation Rate: 82% (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: 86% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 61% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 71% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: Instrumental Music
Program description: Small group instruction on band instruments. Participation in concert bands. Electives in Music Theory, Music History, Sight-Singing. Preparation for outside performances. Evaluations of solo and ensemble work.
Interest: Performing Arts
Method: Ed. Opt.
Seats 9 GE: 28
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 205
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 6
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 82
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 14
Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Priority to District 21 students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to Brooklyn students or residents
Then to New York City residents
Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): AP for ALL, Arista, Chess, College Access For All, Concert Band, Gaming Club, Girls Who Code, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Hip-Hop Dance, Honor Roll (Merit and Principal's List), International Day, Jazz Band, Jewish Club, Modern Dance, Senior Activities, Senior Committee, Student Consultative Council, Senior Service Learning, Student Government, Work-Based Learning and 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: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Handball, 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: Basketball, Bowling, Handball, Soccer, Softball
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
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
Total students: 929
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm
Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: American Sign Language, Italian, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Credit Recovery; Extended Day Tutoring; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Orientation
School accessibility description: Not Accessible
NTA: Bensonhurst West
Neighborhood: Bensonhurst West
School Number: K721
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 311
Council district: 47
Census tract: 288
About Brooklyn Studio Secondary School
Address: 8310 21ST AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11214
Phone number: 718-266-5032
Fax number: 718-266-5093
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: D to 20th Ave
Bus lines near the school: B1, B4, B6, B64, B8, B82
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Instructional Program in Instrumental Music: Performance music sequence aligned to NYC Blueprint for the Arts
Inclusive Special Education Program grounded in the Instructional Co-Teaching model; Supportive English as a New Language program in ELA and core academic courses.
Rigorous instructional intensive through tutoring and credit-earning classes to support credit accumulation.
Advisory/Guidance support program grades 9-12 addressing social/emotional needs and college- and career-readiness.
CTE program(s): Commercial Art