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Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School

Overview written by the school: The Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School is a 9-12 school working in partnership with New York City Outward Bound and Expeditionary Learning Schools to arm students with the knowledge, skills, and character necessary to serve as informed, thoughtful, and courageous civic leaders in their own communities and beyond. Students at the Kurt Hahn School will enroll in a challenging standards based curriculum that readies them for successful graduation from four-year colleges. The Kurt Hahn School emphasizes the interdisciplinary, in-depth study of compelling topics which develop students' abilities to creatively solve problems and think critically.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 80% (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: 87% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 71% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 50% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 71% 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: Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School
Code: L37A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 67
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 253
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 100
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

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, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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: 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: 294
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 3pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: Community School
Bbat: 1

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Rugby-Remsen Village
Neighborhood: East Flatbush
Campus name: Samuel J. Tilden Educational Campus
School Number: K415
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 317
Council district: 45
Census tract: 936
BIN: 3104598
BBL: 3047420001

About Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School

Contacts

Address: 5800 TILDEN AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11203
Latitude: 40.648657
Longitude: -73.922171
Phone number: 718-629-1204
Fax number: 718-629-1076
School email: [email protected]
Website: kurthahnschool.org
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: B17, B35, B46, B47, B7, B8

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District Borough Number: 
18K569
Academic opportunities: 

Students complete Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBATs) as a replacement for all but the English Regents Exams.

New York Performance Standards Consortium: Students present four graduation level PBATs in English, math, social studies, and science.

Twice a year, students host student-led conferences to show their best work and set goals for personal growth.

This hallmark of our school builds public speaking skills and self-confidence.

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