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High School for Public Service: Heroes of Tomorrow

Overview written by the school: The mission of the High School for Public Service: Heroes of Tomorrow is to enable each student to develop the academic and social skills necessary to be an active participant in the community and society. Through community service and a project-based assessment philosophy, the school develops the 21st Century skills needed to prepare students for college and career. The key foundations of these 21st-Century skills are collaboration, communication (both oral and written), creativity and innovation, critical thinking, and problem solving. These skills are developed through a commitment to visual and performing arts, and partnership with community-based organizations. Academies include Law, Medical Science, and Urban Farming.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 88% (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: 92.000002% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 70.999998% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 86.000001% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83.999997% 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: Law Academy-HSPS
Code: K64A
Program description: Criminal, civil and constitutional law, juvenile justice, corrections, and criminology. Students will explore education requirements of lawyers, paralegals, court reporters, judges, police officers, criminal psychologists, and criminal investigators with the aid of an assigned mentor. Course sequence includes: Global and US History, Intro to Legal Studies, Advanced Topics in Law, Constitutional Law, Law and Literature, Social Sciences and the Law, Argument and Debate, and The Art of Public Speaking.
Interest: Law & Government
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 29
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 511
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 18
Seats 9 SWD: 6
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 103
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 17

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then 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, Bowling, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, 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, Bowling, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, 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: Cricket
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: 475
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 3:10pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Physics 1, AP Environmental Science, AP World History: Modern, AP Biology, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP English Language and Composition
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Prospect Lefferts Gardens-Wingate
Neighborhood: Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Campus name: George Wingate Educational Campus
School Number: K470
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 309
Council district: 40
Census tract: 810
BIN: 3107227
BBL: 3048110001

About High School for Public Service: Heroes of Tomorrow


Address: 600 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11203 (40.658671,-73.943839)
Latitude: 40.658893
Longitude: -73.942458
Phone number: 718-756-5325
Fax number: 718-363-3206
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Winthrop St
Bus lines near the school: B12, B17, B43, B44, B44-SBS, B49

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