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Clara Barton High School

Overview written by the school: Clara Barton High School offers students the opportunity to graduate with state certification in one of six entry level health careers in addition to their high school diploma. Students graduate college-ready and with a CTE endorsement for one of the following majors: LPN-Practical Nurse, Medical Assistant, Nurse Assistant, Dental Assistant, Dental Lab Technician and Vision Technician. Eligible students can complete the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program in their senior year. Students also have the opportunity to be a part of a rigorous honors program- Gateway Honors for Pre-College Education. CBHS also offers a Haitian-Creole Bilingual program and the ACES Program for students with special needs, as dictated by their IEP.
Diplomaendorsements: CTE

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 81% (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: 77.999997% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 56.999999% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 72.000003% 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: 300
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 853
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 51
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 134
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Open 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): 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, GEAR UP (College Prep and Tutoring Program), 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, Yearbook, YW LEAD College Prep, Korean Culture Club, Chess Club, Dance, Step club, Wig-making club, Crochet-Club, Kick's(Sneaker) Club, A/V club, Soccer club
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track
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, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, 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: Cricket
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Bowling, Badminton, And Baseball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 1,253
Start time: 8:05am
End time: 2:46pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Haitian Creole
Language classes: American Sign Language, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP United States History, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Psychology, AP English Language and Composition, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Human Geography, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Biology, AP Statistics
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Dress Code,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internship Expected,Multi-Session School,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

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

More info

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

School Number: K600

Community board: 309
Council district: 35
Census tract: 213
BIN: 3029702
BBL: 3011880001

About Clara Barton High School


Address: 901 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11225 (40.669805,-73.960689)
Latitude: 40.669567
Longitude: -73.961962
Phone number: 718-636-4900
Fax number: 718-857-3688
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Franklin Av; S to Botanic Garden
Bus lines near the school: B41, B43, B44-SBS, B45, B48, B49

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Majors Include: Nursing (LPN-Practical Nurse), Medical Assistant, Nurse Assistant, Dental Assistant, Dental Lab Technician, Vision Technician

Gateway Honors Program for Pre-College Education: A rigorous program for students looking to enjoy a small cohort for all four years and take AP courses

Students can also enjoy several elective courses including: Yoga, Ceramics, Drawing, Computer Science, Business Entrepreneurship, Virtual Enterprise, Advanced Studio Art and Psychology

After school activities & clubs include: Anime, Korean Language & Culture, Knitting, Opening Act, Student Government, Yearbook Staff and more!

CUNY Kingsborough College Now: After school and weekend college courses offered to students on site

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