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The High School for Global Citizenship

Overview written by the school: We provide students with a rigorous college preparatory education that provides them with the skills and knowledge necessary to compete both academically and economically in a global society. We offer our students a challenging academic program in a personalized school environment with a relentless focus on college and career readiness.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 83% (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: 87% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 48% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 79% 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: Engineering
Code: K32A
Program description: This program is taught by certified Project Lead the Way teachers. Engineering students engage in open-ended problem solving, learn and apply the engineering design process, and use the same industry-leading technology and software as are used in the world's companies. Students are immersed in design as they investigate topics such as ethics, sustainability, mechatronics, forces, structure, aerodynamics, digital electronics, circuit design, manufacture, and the environment.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 19
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 164
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 9
Seats 9 SWD: 4
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 46
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 12

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

Requirement 1: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Requirement 2: Attendance and Punctuality

Activities

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 Tutoring, Chorus, Dance Team, Financial Literacy, Global Kids Leadership, HSGC Ambassadors Student Leadership, Kaplan SAT Tutoring, Mock Trial, Musical Theater, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Peer Mediation, Penny Harvest Philanthropic, Photovoice, Radio Rookies, Regents Prep, School Leadership Team, Student Advisory Council, Student Government, Tutoring, Yearbook, Young Leaders on the Rise, Young Women and Men Health
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, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Basketball, Soccer, 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: Cricket, Double Dutch
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Dance, Soccer, Swimming, Track/Cross Country
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 213
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 4:00pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP Seminar, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Crown Heights South
Neighborhood: Crown Heights South
Campus name: Prospect Heights Educational Campus
School Number: K440
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 309
Council district: 35
Census tract: 213
BIN: 3029686
BBL: 3011870001

About The High School for Global Citizenship

Contacts

Address: 883 CLASSON AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11225
Latitude: 40.670349
Longitude: -73.961695
Phone number: 718-230-6300
Fax number: 718-230-6301
School email: [email protected]
Website: Www.hs-gc.org
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Franklin Ave; S to Botanic Gardens
Bus lines near the school: B41, B43, B44-SBS, B45, B48, B49

Hotels near The High School for Global Citizenship

District Borough Number: 
17K528
Academic opportunities: 

iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Engineering, Biomedical Science, Computer Science, College Summit, CUNY College Now, Kaplan SAT Prep

International and local travel experiences, Internships, Online Courses, Annual Youth Conference, Theme Days

Guest Speaker Series, College & Career Programs, Student Support Programs, Orientation & Retreat

Elective art courses (Visual Arts, Drama, Photography)

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