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Khalil Gibran International Academy

Overview written by the school: Khalil Gibran International Academy (KGIA) is an International Baccalaureate (IB) school that offers students the opportunity to study the Arabic and French languages, and explore careers that require bilingual and multicultural skills such as international business, diplomacy, linguistics, journalism, and other related fields. In developing these skills, students will be well-prepared for college, careers, and positions as civic leaders in their community. Our students graduate with an understanding of different cultural perspectives, a love of learning, and a desire for excellence. We are committed to providing a challenging education where students can reach their full potential and become effective leaders in the world.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 77% (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: 48% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 85% 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: Khalil Gibran International Academy
Code: L61A
Program description: Khalil Gibran International Academy's (KGIA) offers a teaching and learning environment where all students develop, maintain, and graduate as life-long learners with a deep understanding of different cultural perspectives, a love of learning and a desire for academic authenticity. We promote holistic student development by supporting learners to grow socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually. The heart of our curriculum focuses on academically-rigorous, standards-based instruction.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 67
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 89
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 1
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 25
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2

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

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

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): After-School Subject Tutoring, Baruch College, Boys Club, Creative Writing, Drama and Theater, Fordham University STEP, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Club, Hip-Hop Dance, Homework Help, Movie Club, Regents Preparation, ROSE Girls Group, Running Club, SAT Preparation, Saturday Academy, Student Council, Yearbook
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Indoor Track
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): Basketball, Soccer, Track/Cross Country
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 226
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Transitional Bilingual Education: Arabic
Language classes: Arabic, French

Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation; Uniform

School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: DUMBO-Vinegar Hill-Downtown Brooklyn-Boerum Hill
Neighborhood: DUMBO-Downtown Brooklyn

School Number: K806
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 302
Council district: 33
Census tract: 39
BIN: 3331754
BBL: 3001740001

About Khalil Gibran International Academy

Contacts

Address: 362 SCHERMERHORN STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11217
Latitude: 40.686499
Longitude: -73.979649
Phone number: 718-237-2502
Fax number: 718-488-1724
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.khalilgibranhs.org
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins St; A to Hoyt & Schermerhorn; B, D, N, Q, R to Atlantic Ave-Barclays Center; C to Lafayette Ave; G to Fulton St
Bus lines near the school: B103, B25, B26, B37, B38, B41, B45, B52, B63, B65, B67

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District Borough Number: 
15K592
Academic opportunities: 

iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Authorized by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization to offer the Diploma Programme

Internships for 11th and 12th graders; College and Career focus groups, CUNY College Now, Baruch College courses, Fordham University STEP Program

21st Century Skills and the Paideia Project (Socratic Seminar) used to develop students' critical thinking skills

Fitness Center, Visual Arts, Dance, Soccer PAL League

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