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Digital Arts and Cinema Technology High School

Overview written by the school: Students are immersed in rigorous academics and 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 a post-secondary education. In addition to a strong academic program, our school partnerships provide students with internships and real world experiences.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 98.000002% (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: 91.000003% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 70.999998% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 69% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 86.000001% 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: In addition to four years of ELA, History, Math and Science, students choose between a four-year sequence in either Digital Art or Digital Cinema Production. In Cinema Production, students are immersed in the art of digital film-making through a balance of classroom instruction and hands on production. Students write, direct and edit their own films. Digital Art blends art and computer science. Students create stop motion animations, study robotics, design video games and use a 3D printer.
Interest: Film/Video; Visual Art & Design
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 75
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 770
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 10
Seats 9 SWD: 15
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 239
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 16

Seats 10: 0
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


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): No data
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
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, Flag Football, 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: No data
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: 285
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:50pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP United States History, AP English Literature and Composition, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science
Additional info: College Trips,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Uniform

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

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

School Number: K293
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 306
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 (40.685006,-73.993293)
Latitude: 40.685419
Longitude: -73.993351
Phone number: 718-694-9741
Fax number: 718-694-9745
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: A, C to Hoyt & Schermerhorn; F, G to Bergen St
Bus lines near the school: B103, B41, B45, B57, B61, B62, B63, B65, B67

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Academic opportunities: 

Advanced Placement (AP) for All, College Access for All, College Now and Bridging the Gap @ CUNY Tech, Long Island University Early College, Seizing Every Opportunity (SEO) Scholars, Summer Search

Four years of English Language Arts, Math, History, Science and the Arts. Three years of foreign language opportunity. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) and OneGoal college prep classes

Internships and Partners: BRIC Arts Media, Yokey Pokey Virtual Reality, Pratt Institute of Technology, REEL Works, Paley Media Center, All American High School Film Invitational, Palazzo Strozzi Foundation Study Abroad, PENCIL, Brooklyn District Attorney

Digital Art Courses: Digital Portraits, Stop Motion Animation, Computer Science, Robotics, Web Design

Cinema Production Courses: Documentary and Narrative Film-making, Script Writing, Post Production, Camera Operating, Editing, Sound and Visual Effects

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