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Kingsborough Early College School

Overview written by the school: At Kingsborough Early College School (KECS), all students have the opportunity to earn a tuition-free associate degree from Kingsborough Community College (KCC) during their time in secondary school. We offer instructional support, small class sizes, and access to the KCC campus as early as sixth grade. To promote higher-order thinking, students learn through inquiry, enrichment, and a challenging academic program. Our focus on youth development fosters confidence and self-advocacy resulting in students becoming successful adults prepared to continue their studies.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 100% (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: 92% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 76% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 91% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 82% 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: Kingsborough Early College
Code: L55A
Program description: At Kingsborough Early College Secondary School, all students have the opportunity to earn a tuition-free associates degree from Kingsborough Community College (KCC) during their time in secondary school. We offer instructional support, small class sizes, and access to the KCC campus as early as sixth grade. We promote higher-order thinking, inquiry based learning, and a challenging academic program.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 92
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 899
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 10
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 103
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (75-100), Math (75-100), Science (79-100), Social Studies (63-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (2.3-4.5), Math (2.1-4.5)
Individual Interview (On-Site)

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): 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: 669
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 2:50pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish

Earlycollege: 1

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

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 Kingsborough Early College School

Contacts

Address: 2630 BENSON AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11214
Latitude: 40.594291
Longitude: -73.98577
Phone number: 718-333-7850
Fax number: 718-333-7875
School email: [email protected]
Website: KECSS.info
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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