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Digital Arts and Cinema Technology High School

Overview paragraph: Students are immersed in authentic learning experiences in the fields of digital art, film, and technology. Through a specialized program that incorporates academic, creative, and technical skills, students are prepared for postsecondary education and to pursue a career in the field of media. Students graduate college and career ready.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 69% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 89% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 66% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 71% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 78% 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: Digital Cinema Production and Digital Arts
Code: K79A
Program description: Students choose between a four-year sequence in either Digital Cinema Production or Digital Arts. In Digital Cinema Production, students are immersed in the art and craft of digital filmmaking through a balance of classroom instruction and hands on production experience. This program instills the skills needed for students to write, produce, direct, and edit their own films. The Digital Arts curriculum blends art and computer science.
Interest: Film/Video
Method: Screened

Offer Rate: -65% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 74
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 623
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 194
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 12

Seats 10: Yes-10
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Districts 13, 14, 15 and 16 students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (65-100), Math (65-100), Science (62-100), Social Studies (65-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (2.0-4.5), Math (1.7-4.5)
Demonstrated Interest


Extracurricular activities: Academic Tutoring, Acting, Art Club, Chess, College Trips, Community Service, Dance, Film Screenings, Leadership,, Photography, Student Government, Team Building Activities, Yearbook
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Flag Football, Volleyball

School sports: Cheerleading, Junior Varsity Basketball, Soccer, Table Tennis

Other info

Total students: 206
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:35pm
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 U.S. History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Health Center; Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation; Uniform

School 10th seats: Y

More info

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

School Number: K293
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 6
Council district: 33
Census tract: 69
BIN: 3006401
BBL: 3004020001

About Digital Arts and Cinema Technology High School


Address: 284 Baltic Street, Brooklyn NY 11201
Latitude: 40.685419
Longitude: -73.993351
Phone number: 718-694-9741
Fax number: 718-694-9745
School email: [email protected]
Subway: A, C to Hoyt & Schermerhorn; F, G to Bergen St
Bus: B103, B41, B45, B57, B61, B62, B63, B65, B67

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Academic opportunities: 

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), OneGoal, Palazzo Strozzi Study Abroad, Internships

Advanced Placement Initiative (AP), Advanced Regents Diploma, College Now at CUNY City Tech, Medgar Evers Early College, iLearnNYC Online Classes

BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn Arts Council, AT&T All American Film Festival

Four-Year Digital Arts: Digital Portraits, Stop Motion Animations, Computer Science: Robotics and Web Design, Senior Thesis

Four-Year Cinema Production: Documentary/Narrative Filmmaking, Script Writing, Producing, Directing, Camera Operating, Editing, Sound/Visual Effects

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