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Williamsburg High School of Art and Technology, The

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: 81.999999% (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: 85.000002% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 69% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 63% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 93.000001% 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: 485
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 9
Seats 9 SWD: 11
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 162
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 15

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Open 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): No data
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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 310
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Psychology, AP Environmental Science, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP Statistics
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),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 Williamsburg High School of Art and Technology, The


Address: 223 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11206 (40.709765,-73.944463)
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 LIU and City Tech

Elective courses include visual arts and peer leadership

All students are provided access to work-based internships

Students work with industry professionals and teaching staff to learn digital media, web and video game design

Mastery-based grading and unique teaching teams provides personalized learning experiences

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