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Cobble Hill School of American Studies

Overview paragraph: At Cobble Hill, our vision is to know and empower our students as individuals so they will reach their maximum potential, make informed choices, and create meaningful lives. Through our programs and partnerships, our four-year sequence in Pre-Law, our four-year sequence in Biomedical Sciences, our AVID focus empowering students with the college-readiness skills necessary for the 21st Century, and our CUNY College Now courses, students explore career options and areas of interest in a learning community that values achievement in character, culture, and academics. Our students graduate with a strong knowledge of how history informs our decision-making, pride in work and achievement, and a strong ability to advocate for themselves and others.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 79% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 80% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 56% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 55% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 84% 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: Biomedical Sciences/Health Careers
Code: K91A
Program description: Whether discovering new cancer treatments or teaching healthy lifestyle choices, today's biomedical science professionals are tackling big challenges to make the world a better place. Our Biomedical Science students, through Project Lead the Way courses, are taking on these same real-world challenges while still in high school. Students engage in compelling, hands-on activities and work together to find solutions to problems using the same tools used by professionals in hospitals and labs.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Offer Rate: -95% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 83
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 509
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 96
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: Yes-23
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents


Extracurricular activities: Cheerleading, Chess, Chorus, College Summit Peer Leaders, Dance, Drama, Fashion, Fitness, Health Occupations Students of America, Martial Arts, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Peer Mediation, PM School, Step, Student Government, Tutorials; Saturday Programs: Creative Writing Club, Explorer's Club, High School Law Institute at New York University and Columbia University, Internships, Mock Congress, Music Club, School Newspaper, Senior Committee, Student Court, Video, Yearbook
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball

School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Cheerleading Team, Football Club, Girls Track Club, Step Team

Other info

Total students: 584
Start time: 8am
End time: 3pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, 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 School; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Internship Expected; Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Weekend Programs

School 10th seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: DUMBO-Vinegar Hill-Downtown Brooklyn-Boerum Hill
Neighborhood: DUMBO-Downtown Brooklyn

School Number: K804
Shared space: No
Community board: 6
Council district: 33
Census tract: 69
BIN: 3006356
BBL: 3003970011

About Cobble Hill School of American Studies


Address: 347 Baltic Street, Brooklyn NY 11201
Latitude: 40.684524
Longitude: -73.990993
Phone number: 718-403-9544
Fax number: 718-403-9553
School email: [email protected]
Subway: 2, 3 to Hoyt St; A, C to Hoyt & Schermerhorn; F, G to Bergen St
Bus: B103, B25, B26, B37, B38, B41, B45, B52, B57, B61, B62, B63, B65, B67

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Four-year sequence in biomedical sciences (STEM) Project Lead the Way; Two-semester sequence in engineering; Health Occupations Students of America

Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School; CTE: Four year Pre-Law Institute: Family & Civil Law, Constitutional Rights, Criminal Law, Syracuse University credit

Moot Court, Mock Trial, International Moot Court Team, Drama (Opening ACT), CUNY College Now at City Tech, College Writing

Visual Arts sequence, College Summit, Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) college-readiness advisory in all grades

Classroom Inc, Castle Learning, SAT; Counseling in Schools: Stepping Stones, Five AP Courses, Experiential Learning opportunities such as Model Senate

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