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The Williamsburg High School of Arts and Technology

Overview paragraph: This is a small college preparatory high school that values rigorous instruction, community mindset, and emotional support. Our curriculum emphasizes hands-on learning opportunities, providing students with the interpersonal and academic skills essential for college and the modern workplace. With our trimester system, students can complete their high school credits by the end of their junior year and earn up to 21 college credits on 2 different college campuses-Medgar Evers and CityTech. We also provide diverse learning opportunities, which include our Software Engineering track, leading to Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science and an infusion of art throughout student course work.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 68% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 85% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 68% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 32% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 88% 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: Liberal Arts and College Preparation
Code: L27A
Program description: College preparatory course work and real world learning opportunities.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 54
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 415
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 12
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 112
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 9

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


Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Wrestling
Psal Sports Girls: Cross Country, Volleyball

School sports: Basketball, Cheerleading, Runners Club, Soccer, Volleyball, Weight Training

Other info

Total students: 269
Start time: 8am
End time: 3:30pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Dual Language: Spanish
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Environmental Science
Additional info: Community School

School 10th seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: East Williamsburg
Neighborhood: East Williamsburg

School Number: K049
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 1
Council district: 34
Census tract: 505
BIN: 3070825
BBL: 3030250001

About The Williamsburg High School of Arts and Technology


Address: 223 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11206
Latitude: 40.709941
Longitude: -73.943641
Phone number: 718-599-1207
Fax number: 718-387-7945
School email: [email protected]
Subway: G to Broadway; L to Grand St; J, M, Z to Lorimer St
Bus: B24, B43, B46, B48, B60, Q54, Q59

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College courses at CUNY-New York City College of Technology available to Juniors and Seniors

Electives courses include: studio art, photography, peer mediation, and peer leadership.

Students also develop professional skills in our computer programming and teaching assistant programs.

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

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