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World Academy for Total Community Health High School (WATCH)

Overview paragraph: 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: 67% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 81% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 52% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 81% 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

Offer Rate: -10% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 56
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 117
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 12
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 28
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2

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


Extracurricular activities: 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, Youth Leadership Council (YLC); Internships: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, SUNY Downstate Hospital, Lindenwood Nursing Home, Kings County Hospital
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Volleyball
Psal Sports Coed: Stunt
School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Cheerleading

Other info

Total students: 262
Start time: 8:05am
End time: 2:20pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
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; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Health Center; Internship Expected; Internships; LYFE program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

School 10th 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: 5
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
Latitude: 40.667456
Longitude: -73.894747
Phone number: 718-688-7980
Fax number: 718-922-0709
School email: [email protected]
Subway: 3 to Pennsylvania Ave; L to Livonia Ave
Bus: B14, B15, B20, B83

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CTE Program(s) in: CNA Certified Nursing Assistant

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)

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