Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and the Creative Arts (13K419)

49 Flatbush Avenue Extension, Brooklyn, NY 11201, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-243-9413
Hours: 8:00am - 3:40pm
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Quality Snapshot:
Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, J, Z to High St; B, Q to DeKalb Av; F to York St; R to Lawrence St
Bus: B103, B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B62, B65, B67, B69
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Program Details
Science Skills Center (K78A)
Science & Math

Focuses on using hands-on and research techniques. All students are required to take four years of mathematics (eight credits) and four years of science (eight credits).

Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Science Skills Center (K78A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

31 / 44 (0.70)
8 / 10 (0.80)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Science Skills Center High School is a small, early college learning community designed to empower students with the knowledge of science, engineering, mathematics, humanities, and the arts through the use of technology. There is a strong emphasis on academic excellence, college experiences, community service, and college and career planning before graduation and developing students who will take responsibility for self and community. Our dedicated and dynamic staff are eager to prepare students for their futures.

Academic Highlights: Dual Credit Classes from Partner Colleges and Universities, CTE program(s): Computer Science, Pre-Engineering/Project Lead the Way, Introduction to Cloud Computing, Social Problems, Poetry in America: The City, Intro to Lit: Fantastic Places, Introduction to Microeconomics, Grit Lab: The Psychology of Passion, Perseverance and Success, Forensic Science, African American Literature, Classism, racism & sexism, Science Research, Journalism

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Extended Day, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, Uniform

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP United States History, Biology (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Uncredited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Outdoor Track, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Martial Arts
Journalism Publication Student Published, Monthly Newsletter, National Society of Black Engineers, National Student Council/ Student Government Organization, National Honor Society, Arts Club, Dance Club, Computer Science Club, Gaming Club, Anime Club, GSA Club, Multicultural Book Club, My Brothers Keeper, My Sisters keeper,
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 72% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 91% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 20% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

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Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
Avg. CC Regents Score
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 27.40%
4-Year College 46.50%
Public Service 0.70%
Unknown 25.40%

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Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 58.60%
Female 41.40%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 7.20%
Black 62.00%
Hispanic 20.70%
White 2.60%
Other 7.50%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 13.50%
Black 35.10%
White 27.00%
Other 24.40%