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Cypress Hills Collegiate Preparatory School

Overview paragraph: Cypress Hills Collegiate Preparatory High School (CHCP) is a learning community is 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, continues with a well-structured academically rigorous curriculum and individual college counseling. Students graduate college-ready with experience in college level courses. CHCP is a candidate International Baccalaureate (IB) World School to offer the Diploma Programme. CHCP is focused on healthy living. We offer an expanded curriculum centered around Adventure Education to provide students with certifications, paid internships, and employment within the wellness community.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 69% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 89% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 78% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 51% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 90% 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: 89
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 298
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 19
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 82
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

Seats 10: Yes-30
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents


Extracurricular activities: After-School Tutoring, Art, Cheerleading, College Youth Leaders, Cypress Newscast, Dance, Driver's Education, First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, Future of Tomorrow (FOT), Graphic Design, Honor Society, Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC), Lifeguard Certification, Opening Act (Theater), Paid Internships and After-School Work Opportunities, Peer Leaders, Restorative Circles, SAT Prep, Step, Student Government, Weight Training, Yearbook
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball, Wrestling
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Bowling, Indoor Track, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Psal Sports Coed: Cricket, Golf
School sports: NCAA Cleared

Other info

Total students: 251
Start time: 8am
End time: 2:20pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
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 Spanish, AP U.S. History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Health Center; Internships; LYFE program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: 2
School 10th 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: 5
Council district: 37
Census tract: 1180
BIN: 3090738
BBL: 3040940001

About Cypress Hills Collegiate Preparatory School


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]
Subway: J, Z to 75th St-Elderts Lane
Bus: B13, Q56

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

Aviation, Aviation Technology CTE programs, TEALS Computer Science Program

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

Four Years of Math and Science, 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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