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Brooklyn Studio Secondary School

Overview written by the school: Brooklyn Studio Secondary School believes that all students are capable of being strategic learners, and "learn how to learn". At Studio, our motto is that we L.E.A.D. with P.R.I.D.E. Our school community works tirelessly to achieve this through a curriculum that challenges and supports all of our students through individualized learning. Although considered a small school, we pride ourselves on offering programs comparable to a large school. Our students have the opportunity to take numerous electives, including Advanced Placement (AP) courses, courses affiliated with St. Francis College and CUNY College Now. Additionally, students can participate in extracurricular activities including clubs, performance ensembles, and athletic teams.
Diplomaendorsements: CTE

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: 87% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 63% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 64.999998% 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: Instrumental Music
Code: K90H
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: 45
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 207
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 6
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 62
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

Seats 10: 0
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to District 21 students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to Brooklyn students or residents
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, 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
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: 926
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 6 to 12

Language classes: American Sign Language, Italian, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP U.S. Government and Politics
Additional info: Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Community Service Expected,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Bensonhurst West
Neighborhood: Bensonhurst West

School Number: K721

Community board: 311
Council district: 47
Census tract: 288
BIN: 3165232
BBL: 3063290032

About Brooklyn Studio Secondary School


Address: 8310 21st Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11214 (40.60498,-73.995084)
Latitude: 40.604879
Longitude: -73.994404
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 (NYSED-Approved)

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