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Sunset Park High School

Overview written by the school: We believe in diversity, inclusivity and community! Every student is programmed for an Advanced Regents Diploma, AP courses and can have the opportunity to work with partner colleges Medgar Evers, NYU, University of Albany and Brooklyn College. Small learning communities and Advisory ensure every student is well known. We partner with Industry City, CFL, and other organizations for cutting edge internships in STEAM. We communicate with parents using online grading and communication systems. We provide workshops for families on college and high expectations. 12th grade students rehearse for college and professional life through College Now and Internship. We are proud of our diverse, multilingual students and staff.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 87% (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: 84% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 85% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 61% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% 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: Sunset Park High School
Code: L58A
Program description: We are a college-preparatory school. Part of our mission is to ensure all students graduate within four years having choices in post-secondary educational options that best match their short and long term career goals. We are unwavering in accomplishing this in an inclusive environment undergirded by our core values of equity, community and collaboration. Learner-led inquiry learning is the way we see all students grow.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 299
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1093
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 61
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 271
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Districts 15 and 20 students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 3: 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): National Honor Society, SAT Prep, Music Production, Arts, Dance, Vocal, Student Council, Urban Barcode Club (Science-focused DNA), Photography, Yearbook, Black Student Union, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Immigration Justice Now, Restorative Justice, Debate, Film Production, Engineering, Cheerleading. Homework Help/Tutoring. Opportunity for more student-led clubs based on student interest.
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Handball, Soccer, 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, Soccer, Softball, 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: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Cheerleading, Track/Cross Country
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 1216
Start time: 8:45am
End time: 3:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Dual Language: Spanish
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Tutoring; Extended Year; Health Center; Internship Expected; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Sunset Park West
Neighborhood: Sunset Park West

School Number: K564
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 307
Council district: 38
Census tract: 84
BIN: 3394175
BBL: 3006880050

About Sunset Park High School


Address: 153 35TH STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11232
Latitude: 40.65571
Longitude: -74.005197
Phone number: 718-840-1900
Fax number: 718-840-1925
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: D, N, R to 36th St
Bus lines near the school: B35, B37, B63, B70, X12, X14, X17, X17A, X19, X3, X42, X5, X9

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Early college opportunities including: AP for ALL, College Now through Brooklyn College, UHS Program through the University at Albany and more.

All students take coursework leading to an Advanced Regents Diploma for those who meet requirements; school-wide electives offer student choice.

All students take three years of arts coursework including: Visual Art, Music, Dance, and Media Studies (digital arts-based class).

Science courses include core courses plus Environmental Science and choices in courses such as Advanced Biology, Forensic Science, and more.

Computer Science courses including: Exploring Computer Science, Game Design, and AP Computer Science Principles.

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