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World Academy for Total Community Health High School (WATCH)

Overview written by the school: WATCH prepares students for careers in the health field through a challenging program leading to an Advanced Regents Diploma or Nursing Assistant State Certification. WATCH creates a socially supportive learning environment that ensures student success through access to all aspects of the health care field including internships and community service. Students are not only prepared to enter institutions of higher education, but also learn how to make healthy choices in their lives and advocate for the total health of their families, communities, nation, and ultimately the world.
Diplomaendorsements: CTE

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 74.000001% (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: 76.999998% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 70.999998% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 49.000001% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83.999997% 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: CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Program
Code: K65A
Program description: CTE Curriculum provides a pathway for students to transition from high school to post secondary opportunities in health careers. Students will engage in hands-on experience by providing patients with health care needs in various medical settings through clinical internship programs.
Interest: Health Professions; Science & Math
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 56
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 151
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 12
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 36
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

Seats 10: 0
Admissions priority 1: Priority to students who reside in the geographical catchment area
Admissions priority 2: Then to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then 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, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
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, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, 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: Stunt
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: 199
Start time: 8:05am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Biology
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Dress Code,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Program,Health Center,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education),Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Uniform,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: East New York (Pennsylvania Ave)
Neighborhood: East New York
Campus name: Thomas Jefferson Educational Campus
School Number: K435
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 305
Council district: 42
Census tract: 1156
BIN: 3084440
BBL: 3037880001

About World Academy for Total Community Health High School (WATCH)


Address: 400 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11207 (40.666868,-73.895122)
Latitude: 40.667456
Longitude: -73.894747
Phone number: 718-688-7980
Fax number: 718-922-0709
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 3 to Pennsylvania Ave; L to Livonia Ave
Bus lines near the school: B14, B15, B20, B83

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Advanced Placement and Pre-Advanced Placement courses

Languages other than English courses

Instructional programs that support English Language Learners

College credit courses- Berkeley College-Medical Terminology and Psychology of Adjustments; CUNY College Now,

CTE program(s): Nursing Assistant (NYSED-Approved)

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