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Transit Tech Career and Technical Education High School

Overview paragraph: Transit Tech offers a comprehensive curriculum of technical and academic programs that prepare students to be both college and career ready. Through our college and industry partners and unique partnership with MTA New York City Transit, students access college level and advance placement pre-engineering/STEM courses in addition to paid internship and apprenticeship opportunities that will lead to lucrative careers.
Diplomaendorsements: CTE

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 73% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 84% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 78% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 45% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 77% 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: Computer Forensic Science and Technology
Code: K69B
Program description: Prepares students for careers in computer forensics and law enforcement. The course focuses on concepts of computers and transitions into security awareness, hacking, and mobile device and advanced computer forensics. Certificates/Industry exams-IC3, IT Fundamentals, and Cyber-Security.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 50
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 336
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 10
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 112
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 11

Seats 10: Yes-5
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents


Extracurricular activities: Career Exploration, Chemistry, Chess, Colombia Model Congress, Community Service, Conflict Resolution, Debate, Guitar, Honor Society, Model United Nations, Moot Court and Mock Trial, Mouse Squad (Student IT Specialist), National Technical Honor Society, Peer Mediation, SkillsUSA, Steppers, Student Council, Student Mentoring, Student Peer College Advisors, Train, Transit Yearbook Club, Yale and Columbia Model Congress
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Indoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
Psal Sports Coed: Cricket
School sports: NCAA Cleared

Other info

Total students: 713
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 3pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Internship Expected; Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation

School accessibility description: 2
School 10th seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: East New York
Neighborhood: East New York

School Number: K615
Shared space: No
Community board: 5
Council district: 37
Census tract: 1196
BIN: 3327249
BBL: 3041550075

About Transit Tech Career and Technical Education High School


Address: 1 Wells Street, Brooklyn NY 11208
Latitude: 40.678276
Longitude: -73.87596
Phone number: 718-647-5204
Fax number: 718-647-4458
School email: [email protected]
Subway: A, C to Euclid Ave; J, Z to Norwood Ave
Bus: B13, B14, Q24, Q7, Q8

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CTE programs: Informational Technology, Cyber-Security & Law Enforcement, Transportation Systems, Energy Management & Green Technology, Engineering

FRC/FTC, Robotics, Justice Resource Center (JRC) partnership provides course pathways in Law Enforcement, AVID college- and career-readiness program

Project Lead the Way: STEM courses in Introduction to Engineering Design, Digital Electronics, and Computer Science

Internships and training through industry partners: MTA, Amtrak, ASI System Integration, DIIT, Scholars At Work, NYC Division of School Facilities

CUNY College Now courses, Advanced Placement courses, College-Level CTE courses, Skills USA, National Technical Honor Society, Industry Certifications

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