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High School for Medical Professions

Overview written by the school: Our vision is to provide all students with access to the community for internships, field trips, and hands-on learning experiences while exploring interests in health professions. We expect that every student will undertake community service and become active, positive members of our community. We have a very dynamic school community and have many opportunities that are presented to our families.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 88.999999% (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: 88.999999% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 77.999997% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 68.000001% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 86.000001% 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 Medical Professions
Code: L49A
Program description: Our program utilizes many partnerships with community based organizations to provide exposure to different healthcare professions. Overall academic performance will determine the access to these opportunities for individual students.
Interest: Health Professions
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 90
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1252
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 14
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 163
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 9

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, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, 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, 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: 454
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 2:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP World History: Modern, AP Statistics, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Biology, AP Psychology
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Dress Code,Extended Day Program,Health Center,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Internships,Uniform,Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

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 Medical Professions


Address: 1600 Rockaway Parkway, Brooklyn NY 11236 (40.640543,-73.898601)
Latitude: 40.641474
Longitude: -73.898254
Phone number: 718-290-8700
Fax number: 718-290-8705
School email: [email protected]
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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Academic Portfolio for assessment

Health Careers Explorations, College Planning and Access

Advanced Placement courses, College Now courses with Brooklyn College, Early College Scholars and Science & Technology Entry Program with LIU

Collaboration with Co-Op Tech provides opportunities for students to engage with Career and Technical Education to become certified in medical billing

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