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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 or athletic management industries 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 internships and community service opportunities within the Health Care and Athletic Management Industries. 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 the world.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 72% (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: 80% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 80% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 35% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% 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: Science & Math
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 56
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 174
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: No
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

Activities

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): Arista/National Honor Society, Book Club, Campus Culture Club, Career Fairs, Choir, College Explorations, Extended Learning, Film/Media, Knitting/Crocheting Club, Math Tutoring Club, National College Fairs, Photography, SAT Prep, Saturday Academy, Sports Team Management, Student Government, Tutoring, Yearbook 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, 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): Cheerleading
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 250
Start time: 8:05am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; 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)

Contacts

Address: 400 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11207
Latitude: 40.667456
Longitude: -73.894747
Phone number: 718-688-7980
Fax number: 718-922-0709
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.watchnyc.org
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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District Borough Number: 
19K510
Academic opportunities: 

Advanced Courses: Berkeley College-Medical Terminology, Adjustments of Psychology; CUNY College Now; AP Calculus, AP English Language Composition

Program Highlights: CNA, Health Careers, Paid/Unpaid CTE Internships, Computer Technology, Swimming, College and Career Partnerships, SYEP

Elective Courses: Journalism, Female Leadership, Cosmetology, ROTC, APEX Learning Courses, Extended Learning Credit Recovery, College Access for All

Extracurricular Activities:Community Health Advisory, Robotics, Gardening, Young Ladies/Men Empowerment, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

CTE program(s): Nursing Assistant

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