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Cultural Academy for the Arts and Sciences

Overview paragraph: We provide an academically challenging education that is proactive and responsive to all student needs. Your student will experience a personalized learning environment where the academic program and organizational structure promote positive and supportive relationships through data-driven planning and instruction. We provide international and pre-college learning opportunities that promote post-secondary success and build leadership for highly motivated students.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 68% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 87% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 69% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 38% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 80% 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: Culinary Arts
Code: L45A
Program description: Students are taught by chefs who have several years of experience in the restaurant industry. They begin by studying Kitchen Safety & Sanitation and progress through Recipes, Weights and Measures; Flavor and Nutrition; Knife Skills, Vegetable and Meat Fabrication; Stocks, Broths, Soups and Sauces; Cooking Methods, Techniques and Terms; International Cuisines. Students also learn through, internships, catering events, running a lunch café, and field trips to produce markets and restaurants.
Interest: Culinary Arts
Method: Open

Offer Rate: -96% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 67
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 190
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 53
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents


Extracurricular activities: As a Community School we offer many after school programs through partnerships with The Leadership Program, Keys to Abundant Life, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Brooklyn Public Library and Opening ACT. These include Music Production Club, Performing Arts Club (Theater, Dance and Chorus), Band, Mural Making Club, Fitness Club, GSA, Culinary Arts Club, Jewelry Making Club, Anime Club, Arts and Justice Program, the MOTH, Spoken Word, Book Club, Debate Club, etc.
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Psal Sports Coed: Stunt
School sports: Campus Intramural Tournaments

Other info

Total students: 319
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: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Orientation; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: 2

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Rugby-Remsen Village
Neighborhood: East Flatbush
Campus name: Samuel J. Tilden Educational Campus
School Number: K415
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 17
Council district: 45
Census tract: 936
BIN: 3104598
BBL: 3047420001

About Cultural Academy for the Arts and Sciences


Address: 5800 Tilden Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11203
Latitude: 40.648657
Longitude: -73.922171
Phone number: 718-968-6630
Fax number: 718-968-6635
School email: [email protected]
Subway: N/A
Bus: B17, B35, B46, B47, B7, B8

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Academic opportunities: 

Culinary Arts Program, Computer Science, Robotics, Fuel Education Blended On-Line Learning Courses, Youth Court

Piano, Chorus, Photography, Visual Arts, Film Study, Portfolio Development, Literature as Art, Costume Design, Ballet, African, Tap and Modern Dance

Advanced Placement, CUNY College Now, Dual Enrollment Programs, AVID Program, Free SAT Prep through partnership with Brooklyn College Trio Program

Academic field trips to enhance learning, college tours, Saturday Academy, Career Week, Internships, Freshman Summer Bridge Program

Restorative Circles through Center for Court Innovation partnership, Advisory, Interborough Developmental and Consultation Center School Based Program

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