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High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media

Overview written by the school: Our partnership with the advertising industry provides a strong educational program that prepares students for college and careers. Mentorships, internships, and long-term advertising projects reflect real-world experience. Students may receive certifications in Microsoft Office and Adobe software. Those who complete the CTE sequence receive a certification in Communications and Advertising Design and are eligible for an industry scholarship to continue their studies in college. We also offer a four-year program in Software Engineering. Students will learn topics such as robotics, programming languages such as Python, Arduino, game design, web design, mobile app development, and AP Computer Science over the four years of study.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 58% (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: 64% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 41% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 78% 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: High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media
Code: L48A
Program description: The advertising and media program teaches students how these areas impact the creation of a business solution for clients. Students have the opportunity to explore and become certified in the technology used in advertising including programming, animation, web design, and production. Throughout four years at IAM, students will be exposed to professional settings through field trips and competitions. Students are also able to explore software engineering, including game, web, and app development.
Interest: Business
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 67
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 293
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 89
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

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): 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, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Wrestling
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, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling
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: 240
Start time: 8am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics, AP United States History

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Canarsie
Neighborhood: Canarsie
Campus name: Canarsie Educational Campus
School Number: K500
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 318
Council district: 46
Census tract: 990
BIN: 3230949
BBL: 3082220001

About High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media

Contacts

Address: 1600 ROCKAWAY PARKWAY, BROOKLYN NY 11236
Latitude: 40.641474
Longitude: -73.898254
Phone number: 718-290-8760
Fax number: 718-290-8766
School email: [email protected]
Website: iam-hs.org
Subway lines near the school: L to Canarsie-Rockaway Parkway
Bus lines near the school: B103, B17, B42, B6, B60, B82, BM2

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District Borough Number: 
18K617
Academic opportunities: 

Advanced Regents Diploma, Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications, Adobe Certified Associate Program

Advisory classes in grades 9-12 focusing on college exploration-application and restorative practices.

BUILD Entrepreneurship program (Grade 9 & 10): All ninth grade students take a year-long class where they develop a new product and business.

Communications and Advertising Design Certification, Innovation in Advertising and Media Industry Endorsement, Industry Internships & Mentor Program

CTE program(s): Advertising and Media Design

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