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Clara Barton High School

Overview paragraph: Clara Barton High School prepares students with an interest in the health professions for college and/or entry-level positions in a health career. As a CTE (Career and Technical Education) School, we offer students many career opportunities through a variety of special programs and courses. Majors: Nursing (LPN-Practical Nurse), Medical Assistant/Billing & Coding, Nurse Assistant, Dental Assistant, Dental Lab Technician, Vision Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) We also provide a challenging honors program (Gateway) for students that qualify.
Diplomaendorsements: CTE

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 75% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 89% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 68% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 52% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 64% 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: Health Career Professions
Code: K50A
Program description: Preparation for entry-level positions in the health field, as well as admission to two- and four-year colleges.
Interest: Health Professions
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 298
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 803
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 56
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 153
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

Seats 10: Yes-25
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents


Extracurricular activities: After-School Partnership with the FDNY for EMS Certification, Anime Art Club, Bottom Line College Prep, Brooklyn Museum Teen Program, CARE (Health Career Club), Christian Seekers, Cricket Club, Debate & Mock Trial, GEAR UP (College Prep and Tutoring Program), Gospel Choir, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), Liberty Partnerships, Opening Act Drama Club, Pace U.Upward Bound, Sadie Nash Leadership, Student Monthly Newsletter, Women in Government Book Club, YW LEAD College Prep, Yearbook
Psal Sports Boys: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
Psal Sports Coed: Cricket
School sports: NCAA Cleared

Other info

Total students: 1221
Start time: 8am
End time: 3:40pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Transitional Bilingual Education: Haitian Creole
Language classes: American Sign Language, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Health Center; Internships; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: 2
School 10th seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Crown Heights South
Neighborhood: Crown Heights South

School Number: K600
Shared space: No
Community board: 9
Council district: 35
Census tract: 213
BIN: 3029702
BBL: 3011880001

About Clara Barton High School


Address: 901 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11225
Latitude: 40.669567
Longitude: -73.961962
Phone number: 718-636-4900
Fax number: 718-857-3688
School email: [email protected]
Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Franklin Av; S to Botanic Garden
Bus: B41, B43, B44-SBS, B45, B48, B49

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Students may receive CTE state endorsements in one of eight different majors, preparing students for State Certification and Licenses.

Majors: Nursing(LPN- Practical Nurse), Medical Assistant/Billing & Coding, Nurse Assistant, Dental Assistant, Dental Lab Technician, Vision Technician

Students can also enjoy several elective courses including: Yoga, Ceramics, Drawing, Computer Science, Growth and Development, Psychology,Sociology

We offer in-school paid jobs. Students attend "Exploring" Workshops in Medicine, Law, Engineering,Fashion, Real Estate, Construction.

Through Medgar Evers College we give students the opportunity to begin their associate's degree through the Pipeline Program.

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