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Performing Arts and Technology High School

Overview written by the school: Students are provided with a comprehensive education that includes performing arts, technology, and a choice of seven Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Our school develops the talents of students through dance, drama, and instrumental and vocal music. We offer graphic and webpage design and CISCO Certification Training. We build partnerships with the professional performing arts community, institutions of higher learning, and other organizations to provide opportunities for internships or college-level study: Brooklyn College, Medgar Ever College, Syracuse University, SAGA Innovations, the Step Up program, the Leadership Organization, and Hip Hop 4 Life. Our clubs and teams develop leadership capacity in all members of our school community.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 93.000001% (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: 83.999997% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 51.999998% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83.999997% 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: Dance
Code: K61D
Program description: Four years of technique classes in ballet, modern, jazz, and tap. Two years of advanced studio classes in choreography and composition.
Interest: Performing Arts
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 21
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 313
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 15
Seats 9 SWD: 4
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 74
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 19

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


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): Band, Book Club, Chorus, Community Service, Culture Club, Dance and Music Productions, Dance Team, Drama, Film/Video Production, Journalism, Marching Band, Peer Mediation Team, Photography, Robotics, Step Team, Student Council, Student Executive Leadership Team, Theater Company, Yearbook, Music Studio Production
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, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, 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): Step Team - Fire Flame Steppers
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 379
Start time: 8:05am
End time: 3:05pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Dress Code,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education),Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Orientation,Uniform,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: East New York (Pennsylvania Ave)
Neighborhood: East New York
Campus name: Thomas Jefferson Educational Campus
School Number: K435
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 305
Council district: 42
Census tract: 1156
BIN: 3084440
BBL: 3037880001

About Performing Arts and Technology High School


Address: 400 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11207 (40.666868,-73.895122)
Latitude: 40.667456
Longitude: -73.894747
Phone number: 718-688-7900
Fax number: 718-922-0953
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 3 to Pennsylvania Ave; L to Livonia Ave
Bus lines near the school: B14, B15, B20, B83

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Academic opportunities: 

Introduction to the Performing Arts and Technology; Students select a major in Dance, Theater, Technology or Choir.

CUNY College Now Courses are offered for qualified students.

Saturday Academy, tutoring, PM School and On-Line credit recovery.

Student Success Center that assist students with the college process. The college counselors also arrange college tours and SAT prep.

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