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High School of Sports Management

Overview written by the school: At the High School of Sports Management (HSSM), students have an opportunity to engage in experiential learning opportunities, working with professionals in the areas of Sports Marketing, Sports Journalism, Sports Media, Sports Medicine, Event Planning, and Sports Law. All students must adhere to a code of conduct spelled out in the non-negotiables and a strict uniform policy (white polo shirt, black slacks, and black shoes), both designed to continually reinforce the seriousness of purpose and mission of the school. Students are also required to participate in extensive after-school and summer bridge academic enrichment programs.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 71% (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: 76% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 73% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 45% 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: Sport Management
Code: K97R
Program description: A college preparatory exposure with a four-year expectation in mathematics and science rounded with a concentration in sport management. The courses available in this area are: Introduction to Sport Management, Business Communication, Event Planning, Media, Operations and Facilities Management, etc.
Interest: Business
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 90
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 331
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 108
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: Yes
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, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Table Tennis, 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: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball
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: 241
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 3:45pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP United States History

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Gravesend
Neighborhood: Gravesend
Campus name: Lafayette Educational Campus
School Number: K400
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 313
Council district: 47
Census tract: 306
BIN: 3186454
BBL: 3068830001

About High School of Sports Management


Address: 2630 BENSON AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11214
Latitude: 40.594291
Longitude: -73.98577
Phone number: 718-333-7650
Fax number: 718-333-7675
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: D to Bay 50th St; N to 86th St
Bus lines near the school: B1, B3, B4, B6, B64, B82, X28, X38

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Academic opportunities: 

Sports Management Executive Leadership, Business of Sport Journal, Student Leadership Council, Event Planning of PSAL Sporting Events.

National Honor Society-HSSM

Science and Research Club

e-Sport and Gaming Club

Early College Program with LIU-Brooklyn Campus

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