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Brooklyn Theatre Arts High School

Overview written by the school: Brooklyn Theatre Arts High School (BTA) is a cohesive, vibrant learning community dedicated to college and career readiness and the development of young people with integrity, a strong sense of identity, and an awareness of the world and their place in it. BTA graduates demonstrate our core values of benevolence, trust, attitude, honesty, and scholarship. Scholars leave our school independent, confident, and well-prepared.

School Performance

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: 81% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 67% 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% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 68% 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: Theater Arts
Code: L33A

Interest: Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 100
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 559
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 20
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 144
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Initial Filter: Attendance
Requirement 2: Attendance
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math


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): Coffee Houses, College Trips, Community Service Opportunities, Field Trips to Broadway and Off-Broadway, I AM C.U.L.T.U.R.E.D. International Trips, Quarterly Community Building Trips to Aviator (ice skating/rock climbing)
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, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 350
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 2:50pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; 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: Canarsie
Neighborhood: Canarsie
Campus name: South Shore Educational Campus
School Number: K515
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 318
Council district: 46
Census tract: 950
BIN: 3224139
BBL: 3079980005

About Brooklyn Theatre Arts High School


Latitude: 40.633285
Longitude: -73.916735
Phone number: 718-968-1072
Fax number: 718-968-1065
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: B103, B47, B6, B82, BM2

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CTE program in Drama and Cultural Partnership with Roundabout Theatre Co.

$4 Million annual financial aid for graduates through partnership with College Confident

AP Literature and Composition, AP Language and Composition, College Now, and CUNY Partnerships

Summer School Enrichment Programs and Summer Bridge Program for Incoming 9th Graders

Small Group Tutoring, Saturday Academy, Academic Intervention Services, Online Learning Opportunities

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