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John Jay School for Law

Overview written by the school: As a community of committed learners, John Jay School for Law cultivates a spirit of excellence in our students through rigorous academic and extracurricular activities that prepare them to engage in challenging post-secondary experiences. Designed to provide maximum opportunities for students, our programming allows for enrichment opportunities such as academic tutoring, personalized mentoring, and one-on-one college guidance. Our goal is to help students develop their own voices by teaching them the ability to solve complex problems, think critically, and advocate persuasively for themselves and their communities.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 91.000003% (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: 83.999997% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 63.999999% 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: John Jay School for Law
Code: K22A
Program description: Our program emphasizes the study of law with opportunities for mentoring, internships, and mock trial/moot court.
Interest: Law & Government
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 104
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1402
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 13
Seats 9 SWD: 21
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 269
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 13

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Priority to District 15 students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 3: 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, Swimming, Volleyball
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, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Swimming, 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: 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: 439
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:35pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Seminar, AP United States History, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Extended Day Program,Online Grading System,Orientation,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Park Slope-Gowanus
Neighborhood: Park Slope-Gowanus
Campus name: John Jay Educational Campus
School Number: K460
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 306
Council district: 39
Census tract: 155
BIN: 3025510
BBL: 3010820001

About John Jay School for Law


Address: 237 7th Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11215 (40.669255,-73.97858)
Latitude: 40.669629
Longitude: -73.979287
Phone number: 718-832-4250
Fax number: 718-499-3947
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: F, G to 7th Ave; R to 4th Ave-9th St
Bus lines near the school: B61, B63, B67, B69

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Academic opportunities: 

7 course LAW Elective Sequence in partnership with The Justice Resource Center

Coding elective class in partnership with Code Nation and professionals from the Tech Industry

SAT Prep courses offered to students for free

CUNY College Now courses for eligible students

Extracurricular activities including Moot Court, Student Government, National Honor Society, Board Game Club, Debate Club and more based on student interest.

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