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Science, Technology and Research Early College High School at Erasmus (STAR)

Overview written by the school: Science, Technology and Research Early College High School at Erasmus (STAR) is a small Early College Network school. Our dynamic team of high school teachers and Brooklyn College professors are eager to prepare students interested in science, mathematics, and technology for college and the world of work. With our partners, we offer a range of challenging academic courses that give students first-hand exposure to the demands of high school and college by using field-based and hands-on methods of instruction. Students use the rich resources on the Brooklyn College and other City University of New York (CUNY) campuses as their learning laboratories. In addition to their high school diploma, students may earn 30 or more college credits.
Diplomaendorsements: Math

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 93% (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: 96% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 84% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 92% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 86% 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: Early College
Code: K14A
Program description: STAR is a participating Brooklyn STEAM school. The "Brooklyn STEAM Center" is a technical education hub being developed at the Brooklyn Navy Yard that will allow students from eight high schools to participate in a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) program model focused on five industry areas including information technology, media and design, engineering, construction, and culinary arts. Each school year a cohort of 25 9th grade students are selected to participate.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 83
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 757
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 9
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 86
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (70-100), Math (75-100), Science (75-100), Social Studies (63-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (2.9-4.5), Math (3.0-4.5)
Individual Interview (On-Site)
Writing Exercise (On-Site)

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): Anime, Chess, Performance Art, School Yearbook, Student Government, Study Center, Technology, Teen Talk, Tutoring, Video Production, Young Entrepreneurs
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, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, 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, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, 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, Double Dutch, Stunt
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: 576
Start time: 8:05am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Orientation; Uniform

Earlycollege: 1

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Erasmus
Neighborhood: Flatbush
Campus name: Erasmus Hall Educational Campus
School Number: K465
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 314
Council district: 40
Census tract: 794
BIN: 3336215
BBL: 3051030010

About Science, Technology and Research Early College High School at Erasmus (STAR)

Contacts

Address: 911 FLATBUSH AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11226
Latitude: 40.649787
Longitude: -73.95855
Phone number: 718-564-2540
Fax number: 718-564-2541
School email: [email protected]
Website: starearlycollege.org
Subway lines near the school: B, Q to Church Ave
Bus lines near the school: B103, B12, B16, B35, B41, B44, B44-SBS, B49, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4

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District Borough Number: 
17K543
Academic opportunities: 

Brooklyn College Community Partnership Program sponsored activities: Brooklyn College Saturday Courses, College Prep, Guidance Workshops

Computer, Conflict Resolution Training, Dance, Drama, Leadership Class, National Honor Society, Peer Mediation Center, Regents Prep, SAT Prep

CTE program(s): Electrician

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