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W. H. Maxwell Career and Technical Education High School

Overview paragraph: 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.
Diplomaendorsements: CTE

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 68% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 76% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 72% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 33% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 81% 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: 99
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 153
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 21
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 63
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

Seats 10: Yes-20
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents


Extracurricular activities: Leadership & Support: AVID, Band, Brooklyn Student Activity Council, Cheerleading, Chorus, Dance Club, Distributed Education Clubs of American (DECA), Drama Club, ENL/ART Classes, College Now, Community Service Opportunities, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), Peer Mediation/Conflict Resolution, Peer Tutoring, National Honor Society, Male & Female Mentoring, Scholars at Work, SING, SkillsUSA, Student Government, Teen Talk, Yearbook, Young Men's Leadership, Young Women's Leadership
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball

School sports: NCAA Cleared

Other info

Total students: 407
Start time: 7:59am
End time: 3:17pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Internships; LYFE program; Multi-Session School; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform

School accessibility description: 2
School 10th seats: Y

More info

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

School Number: K660
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 5
Council district: 37
Census tract: 1144
BIN: 3083660
BBL: 3037040001

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


Address: 145 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11207
Latitude: 40.674135
Longitude: -73.89643
Phone number: 718-345-9100
Fax number: 718-345-5470
School email: [email protected]
Subway: A to Broadway Junction; C to Liberty Ave; J to Alabama Ave; L to Atlantic Ave
Bus: B12, B14, B20, B25, B83, Q24, Q56

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CTE program(s) in: Apparel Tech Engineering (Fashion), Communications Media (Advertising), Cosmetology, Health Care (Public Health), Vision Technology

Students may receive CTE endorsed diplomas in Apparel Tech Engineering, Communications Media, Cosmetology, and Vision Technology.

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.

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