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The Williamsburg High School of Art and Technology

Overview written by the school: WHSAT exposes students to content that is fresh, exciting and fosters creativity. Our partnerships with community organizations, colleges and the tech sector, provide students with a pipeline to enter the technology industry after graduation. All students have access to college-credit bearing courses, as well as electives including web-design, visual arts and software engineering. Our curriculum is project-based and encourages choice and independence. Students graduate with the confidence to address complex problems in this digital age.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 83% (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: 67% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 37% 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: Digital Media and Web Design
Code: L27A
Program description: Introduction to design and coding for the web. Students have opportunities for paid internships, instruction directly from industry professionals and access to college level coursework.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 55
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 237
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 11
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 66
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

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): Cheerleading, Video Game Club, Digital Theater, Fitness Club, Pep Band, Cosmetology, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Creative Writing, Public Art, Photography, Yearbook, Senior Events, Student Ambassadors, Peer Mediation, Community Service Club, Peer Leadership, Student Empowerment Club
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, 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, Cross Country, 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): Boys Basketball, Baseball, Coed Soccer, Cross Country, Volleyball, Wrestling
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 302
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:18pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Internships

School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: East Williamsburg
Neighborhood: East Williamsburg

School Number: K049
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 301
Council district: 34
Census tract: 505
BIN: 3070825
BBL: 3030250001

About The Williamsburg High School of Art and Technology


Latitude: 40.709941
Longitude: -73.943641
Phone number: 718-599-1207
Fax number: 718-387-7945
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: G to Broadway; L to Grand St; J, M, Z to Lorimer St
Bus lines near the school: B24, B43, B46, B48, B60, Q54, Q59

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Students take college courses through City Tech, Medgar Evers and LIU

Electives courses include visual art, peer mediation, internships and peer leadership.

Digital media and web design program features coding, video game design taught by industry professionals

Electives include: Peer Mediation and Internships; Creative Movement, Dance, Theater, Art

CTE program(s): Web & Digital Media Communications (CS school)

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