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Clara Barton High School

Overview written by the school: 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.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 75% (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: 88% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 76% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 54% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 71% 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: 961
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 61
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 198
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: Average
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math

Activities

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, 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, Yearbook, YW LEAD College Prep
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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 1200
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:40pm

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 Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Multi-Session School; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Orientation

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

Contacts

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]
Website: clarabartonhs.org
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

Hotels near Clara Barton High School

District Borough Number: 
17K600
Academic opportunities: 

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.

CTE program(s): Dental Assistant, Dental Laboratory Technician, Nursing Assistant, Practical Nursing, Vision Technology

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