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City Polytechnic High School of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology

Overview written by the school: City Polytechnic is a P-Tech school that prepares students for both college and career. City Poly pairs a strong academic environment with social and emotional supports, ensuring that students thrive during their crucial teenage years. Students are immersed in a range of experiences to help them make informed post-secondary choices. All students have access to rigorous courses, advanced placement and dual-credit college classes. Industry partners provide work-based learning and internships. Every City Poly student has the opportunity to earn a no cost associate's degree from CUNY College of Technology in one of three pathways. As a community, we see and appreciate each and every child; helping them reach their greatest potential.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 78% (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: 64% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 75% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 85% 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: City Polytechnic High School of Engineering, Architecture and Technology
Code: L59A
Program description: Students may take up to six years to complete the early college school program which includes earning an Associate degree (or up to two years of college credit) and participating in internships.
Interest: Engineering
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 90
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1474
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 16
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 319
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 18

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: Average
Requirement 3: 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): Academic Enrichment, Music Club, City Girls Rock, National Honor Society, Peer Tutoring, Restorative Circles, Photography Club, Robotics, ScriptEd Coding, Student Government Association, Yearbook Club and Youth Mentoring, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Gaming Club, Culture Club, Step Team, etc.
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, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, 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, Handball, 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: Double Dutch
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Intramural Sports
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 426
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 3:05pm

Final grades: 9 to 14
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish

Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Tutoring; Internship Expected; Internships Available; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation

Ptech: 1
Earlycollege: 1

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: DUMBO-Vinegar Hill-Downtown Brooklyn-Boerum Hill
Neighborhood: DUMBO-Downtown Brooklyn
Campus name: George Westinghouse Educational Campus
School Number: K580
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 302
Council district: 33
Census tract: 13
BIN: 3348041
BBL: 3001310001

About City Polytechnic High School of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology


Address: 105 TECH PLACE, BROOKLYN NY 11201
Latitude: 40.694926
Longitude: -73.986015
Phone number: 718-875-1473
Fax number: 718-875-1947
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall; A, C, F, R to Jay St-MetroTech; B, Q to DeKalb Ave; G to Hoyt & Schermerhorn
Bus lines near the school: B103, B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B62, B63, B65, B67, B69

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Academic opportunities: 

Dual Credit College Courses through CUNY City College of Technology

Paid Internships with Industry Partners

Fuel Education: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Range of college planning and Work Based Learning experiences that begin in the freshman year

CTE program(s): Pre-Engineering

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