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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: 79% (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: 85% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 70% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 68% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83% 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: 1567
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 15
Seats 9 SWD: 21
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 282
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 13

Seats 10: Yes
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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: Average
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: Average

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): Book Clubs, Chess, Dance Team, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Martial Arts, Mock Trial, Moot Court, Musical Theater, Student Government, Tutoring in all content areas
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): Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 436
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:35pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation

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

Contacts

Address: 237 7TH AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11215
Latitude: 40.669629
Longitude: -73.979287
Phone number: 718-832-4250
Fax number: 718-499-3947
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.johnjaylawhs.org/
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

Hotels near John Jay School for Law

District Borough Number: 
15K462
Academic opportunities: 

Paul Hastings Law Institute, Deloitte, Mock Trial, Moot Court, Peer Court, Debate, Introduction to Law, Global Law, Criminal and Constitutional Law

Participation in Government, Studio Art, Drama, Modern Dance, Credit-Bearing Online Courses, CUNY College Now

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