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Midwood High School

Overview written by the school: Midwood High School celebrates a long tradition of academic excellence. Our school has been nationally ranked as one of the best schools in New York City by the New York Post, Newsweek and The Washington Post. Our school consists of three institutes. Placement in our Medical Science and Humanities Institutes is highly competitive and dependent upon strong academic performance. Our school currently offers 21 different Advanced Placement courses. The Liberal Arts & Science Institute serves students who reside in the geographical catchment area. These students are selected for one of three programs: LASI Honors Academy, College and Careers, or College Support. These programs provide students with rigorous college and career-based instruction.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 92% (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: 93% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 91% 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: 84% 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: Liberal Arts and Science Institute
Code: K26H
Program description: Students in the LASI Honors Academy track take course work leading to an Advanced Regents diploma. Students in the College and Careers track are able to enroll in one of our CTE programs (Pre-Engineering, Law, and Media Arts). Our college support track provides the academic support for students so that they are CUNY college-ready by the time they graduate from high school.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 305
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 485
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 63
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 78
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 1
Eligibility: Open only to students who reside in the geographical catchment area (Mid-Brooklyn Area)

Seats 10: No

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): Archon, Argus, Art, BioMed Society, Chorus, Concerts, Conflict Resolution, Dance, Drama, Fashion, Film, Gospel Choir, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Historical Society, Japanese Animation, Knitting Circle, Marching Band, Microsoft Academy, Model Congress, Patterns, Peer Tutoring, Philosophy, Photography, Political Discussion, SING, Step Team, Student Government, Student Mentoring program, Writing
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, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, 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: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, 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, Golf
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Basketball, Dance, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 4156
Start time: 8:55am
End time: 3:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language and Culture, AP Human Geography, AP Macroeconomics, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, 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; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Internships

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Flatbush
Neighborhood: Flatbush

School Number: K405

Community board: 314
Council district: 45
Census tract: 772
BIN: 3205788
BBL: 3075530041

About Midwood High School

Contacts

Address: 2839 BEDFORD AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11210
Latitude: 40.633237
Longitude: -73.952929
Phone number: 718-724-8500
Fax number: 718-724-8515
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.midwoodhighschool.org
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Flatbush Ave-Brooklyn College
Bus lines near the school: B103, B11, B41, B44, B44-SBS, B49, B6, B8, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, Q35

Hotels near Midwood High School

District Borough Number: 
22K405
Academic opportunities: 

Special program(s) in: Media Arts, Law and Public Safety, Scientific Research, Social Science Research and Engineering/Robotics

Highly competitive gifted and talented honors program in medical science and humanities.

Instrumental and Vocal Music, CUNY College Now, Advanced Placement (AP) Capstone Certificate and Diploma, 21 Advanced placement courses offered.

Ranked as a top high school in New York City by the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the New York Post and the Daily News.

CTE program(s): Law Academy/Legal Studies, Media Production, Pre-Engineering

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