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The High School for Global Citizenship

Overview paragraph: 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: 61% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 90% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 72% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 33% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 75% 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: 103
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 4
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 40
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

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


Extracurricular activities: 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, Tutoring, School Leadership Team, Student Advisory Council, Student Government, Yearbook, Young Leaders on the Rise, Young Women and Men Health
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming
Psal Sports Girls: Badminton, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Psal Sports Coed: Cricket, Double Dutch
School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Double Dutch, Indoor and Outdoor Track, Soccer, Step Team, Swimming

Other info

Total students: 197
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 4pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Extended Year; Internship Expected; Internships; LYFE program; Multi-Session School; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform

School accessibility description: 2
School 10th 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: 9
Council district: 35
Census tract: 213
BIN: 3029686
BBL: 3011870001

About The High School for Global Citizenship


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]
Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Franklin Ave; S to Botanic Gardens
Bus: B41, B43, B44-SBS, B45, B48, B49

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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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