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The School for Human Rights

Overview paragraph: 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: 74% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 92% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 77% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 49% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 85% 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

Offer Rate: -27% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 99
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 307
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 21
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 67
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

Seats 10: Yes-20
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


Extracurricular activities: After-School Homework Help and Tutoring, Art, Before-and After-School Math and English Language Arts (ELA) Enrichment Classes, Chess, Comic Book, Computer Animation, Crochet, Dance, Debate, FYI, Introduction to Law, Math, Mural, Music Band, Music Camp, Parent Support Group, Peer Mediation, School Newspaper, Sewing, Step Team, Student Ambassadors, Yearbook Committee, Youth Leadership Conference
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Psal Sports Coed: Cricket
School sports: NCAA Cleared

Other info

Total students: 441
Start time: 8am
End time: 2:20pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Computer Science, AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Uniform

School 10th 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: 9
Council district: 40
Census tract: 810
BIN: 3107227
BBL: 3048110001

About The School for Human Rights


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]
Subway: 2, 5 to Winthrop St
Bus: B12, B17, B43, B44, B44-SBS, B49

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