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Cypress Hills Collegiate Preparatory School

Overview written by the school: Cypress Hills Collegiate Preparatory School (CHCP) is a community school where students are known as individuals and receive a rigorous education based on high-expectations, inquiry, and reflection. College readiness begins in ninth grade summer bridge and continues with a well-structured academically rigorous curriculum that incorporates individual college counseling. Student voice and leadership is empowered through Advisory, which is aligned to the school's core values, social-emotional learning and restorative practices. Students graduate college-ready with experience in Pre-AP and college level courses. CHCP is a candidate International Baccalaureate (IB) World School to offer the Diploma Programme.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 86% (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: 86% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 84% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 48% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% 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: Cypress Hills Collegiate Preparatory High School
Code: L56A
Program description: A four-year intensive college readiness program teaching personal wellness, problem-solving, and inquiry while engaging in rigorous courses for college success.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 90
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 432
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 113
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

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

Requirement 1: Initial Filter: Attendance
Requirement 2: Attendance
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Social Studies
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Participation in open house or recruitment event

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 Tutoring, Art, Cheerleading, College Youth Leaders, College Trips, Cypress Newscast, Dance, Driver's Education, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, Future of Tomorrow (FOT), Graphic Design, Honor Society, Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC), Lifeguard Certification, Drama, Paid Internships and After-School Work Opportunities, SYEP, Peer Leaders, Restorative Circles, SAT Prep, Step, Student Government, Weight Training and Yearbook
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
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, Bowling, Indoor Track, Softball, Tennis, 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, Golf
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: 302
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Credit Recovery; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: park-cemetery-etc-Brooklyn
Neighborhood: Cypress Hills
Campus name: Franklin K. Lane Educational Campus
School Number: K420
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 305
Council district: 37
Census tract: 1180
BIN: 3090738
BBL: 3040940001

About Cypress Hills Collegiate Preparatory School

Contacts

Address: 999 JAMAICA AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11208
Latitude: 40.691146
Longitude: -73.868328
Phone number: 718-647-1672
Fax number: 718-647-6719
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/schools/K659
Subway lines near the school: J, Z to 75th St-Elderts Lane
Bus lines near the school: B13, Q56

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District Borough Number: 
19K659
Academic opportunities: 

International Baccalaureate (IB) World School: Approval track for candidacy to offer the Diploma Programme

Physical Wellness Programs & Certifications: Adventure Ed., Orienteering, Rock Climbing and Belaying, Swimming, Kayaking, Weight Training, Nutrition

Four Years of Math and Science, Algebra for All, CUNY Lessons in Navigating College Transition (LINCT) program: ELA and Math

Full-time College Advisor, College Planning beginning in ninth grade, AP for All, Summer Bridge, College Early Awareness, CUNY College Now

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