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The School for Human Rights

Overview written by the school: The mission of The School for Human Rights is to develop the academic and social capacity of all students, regardless of identity and ability. We offer an integrated academic and social skills-based curriculum, challenging its students to become critically-thinking, compassionate, and socially engaged young adults committed to the practice of equity, dignity, and social consciousness.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 82% (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: 88% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 68% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 48% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83% 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: The School for Human Rights
Code: K04X

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 100
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 279
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 20
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 86
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then 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, Soccer, 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, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
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: 352
Start time: 8am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Prospect Lefferts Gardens-Wingate
Neighborhood: Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Campus name: George Wingate Educational Campus
School Number: K470
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 309
Council district: 40
Census tract: 810
BIN: 3107227
BBL: 3048110001

About The School for Human Rights

Contacts

Address: 600 KINGSTON AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11203
Latitude: 40.658893
Longitude: -73.942458
Phone number: 718-771-4793
Fax number: 718-771-4815
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/schools/K531
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Winthrop St
Bus lines near the school: B12, B17, B43, B44, B44-SBS, B49

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District Borough Number: 
17K531
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