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Medgar Evers College Preparatory School

Overview written by the school: Our students take challenging courses that include four years of English Language Arts (ELA), mathematics, science, and technology and three years of a foreign language. Students complete at least one Advanced Placement (AP) course. Students also enroll in college courses and research internships at Medgar Evers College, City University of New York (CUNY) in the 11th grade and earn up to 15 college credits each semester. Student creativity, character development, and social responsibility are cultivated through individualized guidance, college advisement, athletics, clubs, fine and performing arts events, community service, and mentorships.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 97% (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: 91% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 78% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 81% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 75% 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: Science, Math and Technology
Code: K77A
Program description: Math and Technology path: three years of computer science or information technology leading to A+/and or Networking Certification and internships. Excel Program leads to Dual Enrollment at Medgar Evers College. Science and Research path: students must complete a research project for submission to a major science competition and take AP and/or undergraduate courses in science and research.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 125
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 2751
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 22
Seats 9 SWD: 26
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 321
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 12

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: Average (76-100)
Standardized Test Scores: Average (3.4-4.5)
Demonstrated Special Talent: Athletics, Music, Fine Arts, or Dance

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 Tutoring, Art, Art History, Cheerleading, Chorus, Drama, Drawing, Fine and Performing Arts Dance, Fine and Visual Arts Ceramics, Instrumental Music, Journalism, Marching Band, Math, Mentor, Mock Trial, Music, National Honor Society, Painting, Photography, Poetry, SAT Prep, Saturday Academy, Science, Sculpture, Step Team, Student Government, Table Tennis, Tennis, Travel, Vocal Music (Concert Choir)
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Swimming
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, Indoor Track, 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: 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: 1332
Start time: 7:15am
End time: 3:38pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP 2-D Art and Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Drawing, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Physics 1, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Orientation; Uniform

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Crown Heights South
Neighborhood: Crown Heights South

School Number: K590

Community board: 309
Council district: 35
Census tract: 321
BIN: 3348092
BBL: 3012890025

About Medgar Evers College Preparatory School

Contacts

Address: 1186 CARROLL STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11225
Latitude: 40.667195
Longitude: -73.951167
Phone number: 718-703-5400
Fax number: 718-703-5600
School email: [email protected]
Website: mecps.org
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to President St; 3 to Nostrand Ave; 4 to Franklin Ave; S to Botanic Gardens
Bus lines near the school: B43, B44, B44-SBS, B45, B48, B49

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