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PROGRESS High School for Professional Careers

Overview written by the school: PROGRESS High School, an Early College Secondary School whose students may choose to attend college courses at Long Island University (Brooklyn), City Tech and Medgar Evers College. We offer innovative programs in STEM Professional Careers, Pre-Med, Pre-Teaching and an Award Winning Instrumental Music and Art Program. PROGRESS is a rich, multi-faceted academic gem with a legacy of academic, athletic, and social excellence. Our vision is focused on culturally relevant education and rigorous instruction to equip students with the necessary skills and human compassion to be successful in a global society. PROGRESS HS has an all inclusive model deeply rooted in the mission, principles and integrated practices of our dedicated faculty and staff.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 75.999999% (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: 77.999997% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75.999999% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 47.999999% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 85.000002% 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: STEM Professional Careers
Code: K87A
Program description: Preparation for entry-level positions in the health field as well as admission to two- and four-year colleges. This program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies for success in college pre-med programs. This four-year math and science program culminates in internships at various medical facilities. Students take AP courses in biology, chemistry, anatomy, and physiology and participate in Health Occupation Students of America.
Interest: Health Professions
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 71
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 279
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 63
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

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): 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, Football, Handball, Soccer, 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, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, 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: Golf
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: 633
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:35pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP Biology, AP 2-D Art and Design, AP United States History, AP Drawing
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education),Online Grading System,Orientation,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Bushwick South
Neighborhood: Bushwick
Campus name: Grand Street Educational Campus
School Number: K450
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 301
Council district: 34
Census tract: 485
BIN: 3325733
BBL: 3030160001

About PROGRESS High School for Professional Careers


Address: 850 Grand Street, Brooklyn NY 11211 (40.711134,-73.938921)
Latitude: 40.712184
Longitude: -73.939722
Phone number: 718-387-0228
Fax number: 718-218-1650
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: L to Grand St
Bus lines near the school: B24, B43, B60, Q54, Q59

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Advanced Placement courses

Instructional programs that support English Language Learners

College partnerships with Long Island University, City Tech, and Medgar Evers

Student Voice - Peer Group Connection, National Honor Society, Student Government

Instrumental music program and a fine arts program

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