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
Email: 13K419@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:00am - 3:40pm
School Website: https://scienceskillscenterhs.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48544
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/13K419/HS/
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
Early College Pharmacology (K78F)
Health Professions

Challenging courses in the field of pharmaceutical science and internship experience at a local pharmacy to prepare students to major in pharmaceutical science in college.

Method:
Requirement:
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.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
498
521
    Grade 12 Students
108
112
    Grade 11 Students
123
146
    Grade 10 Students
120
131
    Grade 9 Students
147
132
Graduation %
98
99
College %
77
81
Early College Pharmacology (K78F)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

23 / 28 (0.82)
1 / 6 (0.17)
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
Activities
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 
  66.43%
Academic Engagement 
  51.08%
Safety 
  64.78%
Bully Prevention 
  56.63%
Inclusivity 
  79.00%
Mental Support 
  57.90%
Environment 
  58.82%
Post-School Support 
  72.67%
Teacher Responses - 91% responded
Academic Rigor 
  74.67%
School Satisfaction 
  67.33%
Student Behavior 
  58.78%
Student Support 
  73.93%
School Leadership 
  71.67%
Instructional Clarity 
  81.00%
Instructional Development 
  72.82%
Post-School Support 
  87.38%
Family Responses - 20% responded
Education 
  93.50%
Teacher Support 
  86.50%
Safety 
  93.00%
School Community 
  83.89%
School Leadership 
  92.55%
Post-School Support 
  94.00%

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

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  96.20%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  70
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  61
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  91.30%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  436
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  444
Postsecondary
2-Year College 27.40%
4-Year College 46.50%
Public Service 0.70%
Unknown 25.40%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 58.60%
Female 41.40%
English Language Learners:
  2.20%
Students with IEPs:
  16.10%
Economic Need Index:
  76.70%
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%
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