You are here

Brooklyn Technical High School

Overview written by the school: Brooklyn Tech is the nation's largest high school. Much of the school's facilities have been reborn for the 21st century, the school is a national model for excellence and has a stimulating environment that fosters transformational education and personal growth. Through input from its STEM partners, our classrooms and labs are on par with university and industry standards. The very active Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation enriches the culture of the school, supports student and faculty initiatives, and is an incubator for new school programs. Students are provided an immersive experience that includes 10 courses in one of 19 different majors as well as the opportunity to participate in the largest Advanced Placement program in the world!
Diplomaendorsements: CTE, Math, NYS Seal of Biliteracy, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 97.000003% (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: 95.999998% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 94.999999% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 92.000002% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 93.000001% 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 Technical High School
Code: K89S
Program description: Admission to this Specialized High School is based solely on the score obtained on the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT). Students should speak to their school counselors in the Fall to register for the SHSAT.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Test

Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents who take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)

Seats 10: 1


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: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
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, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Golf, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
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, Golf, Stunt
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: 6,040
Start time: 8:45am
End time: 3:35pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: French, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science A, AP Macroeconomics, AP Computer Science Principles, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Human Geography, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP 2-D Art and Design, AP Psychology, AP English Language and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Calculus AB, AP Seminar, AP Chemistry, AP World History: Modern, AP Research, AP European History, AP United States History, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Biology, AP Calculus BC
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Specialized: 1

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Fort Greene
Neighborhood: Fort Greene

School Number: K430

Community board: 302
Council district: 35
Census tract: 33
BIN: 3058752
BBL: 3020980013

About Brooklyn Technical High School


Address: 29 Ft Greene Place, Brooklyn NY 11217 (40.688896,-73.976435)
Latitude: 40.688834
Longitude: -73.976905
Phone number: 718-804-6400
Fax number: 718-260-9245
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins St; A to Hoyt & Schermerhorn; B, Q, R to DeKalb Ave; C to Lafayette Ave; D, N to Atlantic Ave; G to Fulton St
Bus lines near the school: B103, B25, B26, B37, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B62, B63, B65, B67, B69

Hotels near Brooklyn Technical High School

District Borough Number: 
Academic opportunities: 

Gateway to Medicine, Biological Science, LIU Pharm D (which is a gateway program to a doctorate in Pharmacy), and Chemistry majors

Humanities focused programs in Social Science Research and Law and Society as well as a robust arts program with 15 elective music classes.

Additional majors in: Environmental Science, Finance & Economics, Math, Physics, and Software Engineering

A Project Lead The Way model school for dual enrollment credit through Rochester Institute of Technology and an iLearn school for online classes.

CTE program(s): Civil Engineering, Architecture and General Technology (NYSED-Approved), Computer Integrated Manufacturing (NYSED-Approved), Media (NYSED-Approved), Criminal Justice/Law Academy

Related High Schools

by Borough and School performance

  1. 999 Jamaica Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11208 (40.693002,-73.869305)
    Graduation rate: 85%
    Attendance rate: 86%
  2. 300 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11205 (40.692015,-73.95818)
    Graduation rate: 84%
    Attendance rate: 84%
  3. 50 Avenue X, Brooklyn NY 11223 (40.58807,-73.981925)
    Graduation rate: 79%
    Attendance rate: 92%
  4. 850 Grand Street, Brooklyn NY 11211 (40.711134,-73.938921)
    Graduation rate: 74%
    Attendance rate: 73%
  5. 985 Rockaway Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11212 (40.655644,-73.906662)
    Attendance rate: 58%