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George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School

Overview written by the school: All students will graduate on time with viable college and career options. Our community uses positive reinforcement for academic excellence, attendance, and effort to meet this goal. Our college and industry partnerships provide our students with opportunities to earn industry certifications and college credits. Students may apply to Computer Systems Support, Culinary Arts, Electrical Installation and Practice, Computer Science, or the Brooklyn STEAM Center. Upon completion of a three-year course of study, they are eligible to receive a New York State Career and Technical Education (CTE) Endorsement in our approved CTE programs.
Diplomaendorsements: CTE

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 92.000002% (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: 88% 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: 49.000001% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 79.000002% 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: Computer Science
Code: K70C
Program description: All students study programming languages including HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, Python and Scratch to develop mobile and database applications. Industry partners work with students to develop their skills and prepare them for internship, career and college opportunities. Students are expected to participate in work-based learning activities including job shadowing, school trips and internships. Students are also expected to pass the industry recognized HTML5 certification exam.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology; Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 47
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 223
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 9
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 92
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Open 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, Bowling, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, 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, Handball, Softball, 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: Double Dutch
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: 753
Start time: 8:25am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Human Geography, AP World History: Modern, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Internship Expected,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: DUMBO-Vinegar Hill-Downtown Brooklyn-Boerum Hill
Neighborhood: DUMBO-Downtown Brooklyn
Campus name: George Westinghouse Educational Campus
School Number: K580
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 302
Council district: 33
Census tract: 13
BIN: 3348041
BBL: 3001310001

About George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School


Address: 105 Tech Place, Brooklyn NY 11201 (40.695444,-73.986105)
Latitude: 40.694926
Longitude: -73.986015
Phone number: 718-625-6130
Fax number: 718-596-9434
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall; A, C, F, R to Jay St-MetroTech; B, Q to DeKalb Ave; G to Hoyt & Schermerhorn
Bus lines near the school: B103, B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B62, B63, B65, B67, B69

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Advanced Placement courses offered to all grades

Opportunities for students to take College Now courses beginning in the 10th grade

Articulation agreements with area colleges and universities based on CTE course offerings

Restorative Justice approach to learning

SAT Prep courses offered to all 11th grade students

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