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W. H. Maxwell Career and Technical Education High School

Overview written by the school: Maxwell's mission is to ensure that all students are college and career-ready and prepared to become productive citizens in a competitive global economy. The school's vision is to promote our core values of equity, excellence, and high-expectations within a positive educational environment, thus creating a professional learning community in which dignity and respect truly reflect the value of each individual. We are a College Bound School.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 77% (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: 76% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 83% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 36% 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: Design Technology
Code: K68A
Program description: Come design your future at Maxwell. Choose fashion or graphics/advertising to explore your creativity and build your design concepts through the tools of the trade and technology. Build your very own portfolio of through a wide array of mediums.
Interest: Visual Art & Design
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 100
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 216
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 20
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 94
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: Average
Standardized Test Scores: Average


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): Band, Brooklyn Student Activity Council, Cheerleading, Chorus, College Now, Community Service Opportunities, Dance Club, Distributed Education Clubs of American (DECA), Drama Club, ENL/ART Classes, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), Leadership & Support: AVID, Male & Female Mentoring, National Honor Society, Peer Mediation/Conflict Resolution, Peer Tutoring, Scholars at Work, SING, SkillsUSA, Student Government, Teen Talk, Yearbook, Young Men's Leadership, Young Women's Leadership
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball
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, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, 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: No data
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: 376
Start time: 7:59am
End time: 3:17pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: East New York (Pennsylvania Ave)
Neighborhood: East New York

School Number: K660
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 305
Council district: 37
Census tract: 1144
BIN: 3083660
BBL: 3037040001

About W. H. Maxwell Career and Technical Education High School


Latitude: 40.674135
Longitude: -73.89643
Phone number: 718-345-9100
Fax number: 718-345-5470
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: A to Broadway Junction; C to Liberty Ave; J to Alabama Ave; L to Atlantic Ave
Bus lines near the school: B12, B14, B20, B25, B83, Q24, Q56

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Our themed/integrated curriculum & college prep courses are sequenced with industry certification promoting college & career readiness for students.

College Access for All: Post-secondary advanced standing opportunities, AP and Honors classes, internships (paid/transcript credit), CUNY College Now

Students receive hands-on training utilizing current industry materials/software and are exposed to industry settings through visits and trade shows.

CTE program(s): Apparel Design engineering, Communication Media, Cosmetology, Public Health / Health Care, Vision Technology

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