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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.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 93% (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: 94% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 85% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 88% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 91% 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: 362
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 12
Seats 9 SWD: 6
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 57
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: English (65-100), Math (62-100)
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (2.2-4.5), Math (1.8-4.5)
Demonstrated Interest: School Visit

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): Acapella, Advanced Drama, Anime, Archon, Cheerleading, Chess, Concert Band/Chorus, CPR/First Aid Certification, Creative Writing, Crochet, Green Team, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Heroes & Horrors Literary Magazine, Jewelry Making, Karaoke, Latin American/Caribbean, Law, Music/Video Production, National Honor Society, New York Cares, Peer Mediation, Ping Pong, Poets & Painters, Posse Scholars, Sigma Beta Sigma, Sign Language, Silent Reading, Sneakerheads, Sports Management, Step/Dance, Student Government, Yoga
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: 462
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 3:10pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Physics 1, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

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

Contacts

Address: 600 KINGSTON AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11203
Latitude: 40.658893
Longitude: -73.942458
Phone number: 718-756-5325
Fax number: 718-363-3206
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.highschoolforpublicservice.com/
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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District Borough Number: 
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