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The High School for Enterprise, Business and Technology

Overview paragraph: The High School for Enterprise, Business & Technology is located in Williamsburg. Our school's partnerships with colleges, corporations, and community organizations provide students with many opportunities to work in business settings. We prepare all students to participate fully in the complex world they will enter upon graduation. School service, community service projects, and internship requirements help our students hone the skills they need to achieve excellence. We utilize a project-oriented, student-centered approach, which focuses on helping students create and reach their own goals. Using a hands-on approach, students learn to analyze information, research issues, and solve problems as productive members of society.
Diplomaendorsements: CTE

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 78% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 85% of students attendance.
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: 61% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 72% 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/Networking
Code: K88A
Program description: Challenging program which integrates programming, Internet research, systems analysis, and specialized Cisco Networks curriculum leading to the Certified Network Engineer Certification.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 79
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 586
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 148
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 9

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


Extracurricular activities: Anime Club, Career GPS Program, Chess Club, Coding, COMPASS Program, E2 Mentoring and Tutoring Program, Environmental Club, International Academic and Social Club for Bilingual and English Language Learners, Karate/Martial Arts, Literary Magazine, Model UN, MOUSE Squad, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, NYS Business and Marketing Honor Society, Photography, PSAT/SAT Prep Classes, School Newspaper, STEM Club, Stock Market Game, Student Government, Yearbook
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Handball, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Psal Sports Coed: Golf
School sports: NCAA Cleared

Other info

Total students: 872
Start time: 8am
End time: 3:41pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: American Sign Language, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Health Center; Internships; LYFE program; Multi-Session School; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Uniform

School accessibility description: 2
School 10th seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Bushwick South
Neighborhood: Bushwick
Campus name: Grand Street Educational Campus
School Number: K450
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 1
Council district: 34
Census tract: 485
BIN: 3325733
BBL: 3030160001

About The High School for Enterprise, Business and Technology


Address: 850 Grand Street, Brooklyn NY 11211
Latitude: 40.712184
Longitude: -73.939722
Phone number: 718-387-2800
Fax number: 718-387-2748
School email: [email protected]
Subway: L to Grand St
Bus: B24, B43, B60, Q54, Q59

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CTE program(s) in: Hospitality and Tourism, Information Technology

Students may major in music; Performing arts department consists of concert bands, jazz bands, choral ensembles, dance ensembles, and chamber groups

No previous experience is necessary to join the performing arts department

The instrumental, choral, and dance programs draw from all three campus schools, allowing students to perform at their ability level

All musical ensembles compete annually at the New York State Music Association festival

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