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EBC High School for Public Service - Bushwick

Overview written by the school: EBC High School for Public Service-Bushwick is a small school and we have a dress code. We focus on individual excellence, high academic standards and service to the community. We have an educational culture that instills respect, self-discipline, and strong intellectual values. At EBC, students are supported by our staff through an Advisory Program. Students, staff and parent(s)/guardian(s) thrive in a school that provides them access to college courses (on campus and off-campus), guitar and instrumental music. Students are college & career ready for life after high school because we nurture and empower our students to serve as tomorrow's leaders today!

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: 84% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 74% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 39% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 86% 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: Public Service
Code: K73A
Program description: Our school focuses on College & Career Readiness and Performing Arts. We believe in giving back to our community through serving those that may be less fortunate. We serve children through mentoring, paid internships, musical performances, tutoring, food drives, clothing drives for families, project-based learning initiatives and we partner with local businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Interest: Performing Arts
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 105
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 436
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 21
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 171
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to District 32 students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to Districts 13, 19 and 23 students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to Brooklyn students or residents
Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: Average
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Extenuating Circumstances


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 enrichment, chorus, college courses, Dance Team, Debate Team, Guitar, Instrumental Band, peer tutoring, POWER (a pro-diversity group), SAT Prep courses, Saturday School
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, Handball, Soccer
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, 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: 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: 479
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:00pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Tutoring; Internship Expected; Multi-Session School; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Bushwick South
Neighborhood: Bushwick

School Number: K913

Community board: 304
Council district: 34
Census tract: 393
BIN: 3073462
BBL: 3032300027

About EBC High School for Public Service - Bushwick


Address: 1155 DEKALB AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11221
Latitude: 40.694507
Longitude: -73.929107
Phone number: 718-452-3440
Fax number: 718-452-3603
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: J to Kosciusko St; M to Central Ave; Z to Myrtle Ave
Bus lines near the school: B15, B38, B46, B46-SBS, B47, B52, B54, B60, M Shuttle Bus, Q24

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