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High School for Youth and Community Development at Erasmus

Overview written by the school: We are a college, post-secondary and career pathway school designed to prepare all students to thrive. We offer a wide variety of Advanced Placement courses through our early college infrastructure that provides students the opportunity to graduate high school with a full year of college credits. Students can participate in internship opportunities as well as PSAL sports teams, including our championship winning football team. YCD students benefit from our partnerships with organizations like Kaplan SAT Preparation, Counseling in Schools, Downstate Medical, SEO Scholars, Posse Scholars, Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn College, Bottom Line, Amazon Edhesive, Code Nation, Shawn Carter Foundation, and TRIO at Brooklyn College.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 82.999998% (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: 86.000001% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 82.999998% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 60.000002% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 85.000002% 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: College and Career Exploration
Code: K06B
Program description: This is a program for students to accelerate their completion of their high school requirements. In the 11th grade, students will take AP classes at our school; College Now classes, and internships with partner organizations. In the 20-21 school year, students from partner middle schools will participate in the pilot of our Early High School program, starting in the 8th grade. Interested students will also participate in multiple programs in partnership with SUNY Downstate.
Interest: Health Professions; Science & Math
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 45
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 292
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 9
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 88
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

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, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, 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, Stunt
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: 466
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:00pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Environmental Science, AP English Language and Composition, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Macroeconomics
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Community Service Expected,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Erasmus
Neighborhood: Flatbush
Campus name: Erasmus Hall Educational Campus
School Number: K465
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 314
Council district: 40
Census tract: 794
BIN: 3336215
BBL: 3051030010

About High School for Youth and Community Development at Erasmus


Address: 911 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11226 (40.649602,-73.957173)
Latitude: 40.649787
Longitude: -73.95855
Phone number: 718-564-2470
Fax number: 718-564-2471
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: B, Q to Church Ave
Bus lines near the school: B103, B12, B16, B35, B41, B44, B44-SBS, B49, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4

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