Brooklyn High School of the Arts (15K656)

345 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-855-2412
Hours: 8:30am - 3:20pm
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Quality Snapshot:
Subway: 2, 3, 4, B, Q to Pacific St; 5, D, N, R to Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr; A to Hoyt & Schermerhorn; C to Lafayette Av; G to Fulton St
Bus: B103, B25, B26, B37, B38, B41, B45, B52, B63, B65, B67
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Program Details
Vocal Music (K47M)
Performing Arts

The Vocal Studio is an intensive study of music theory, vocal production and performance, and utilizes a repertoire that includes classical, jazz, gospel, contemporary, and folk. We offer multiple levels of choir, exploring all styles from traditional choral greats to pop music of today. Choirs perform regularly at professional venues throughout New York City. The Select Choir studies and performs NYSSMA level five or six pieces, and participates annually in the NYSSMA competition.

Students are ranked by the school based on their auditions. Offers are made in priority group and rank order.
  • (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 %
Vocal Music (K47M)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

38 / 31 (1.23)
12 / 7 (1.71)
About the School

We are a family friendly, dual-mission high school providing talented students CITYWIDE with a strong curriculum in both their academic subjects, as well as visual arts, drama, dance, vocal music, band, and orchestral music. Our scholar-artists are provided a safe environment to explore their academic, artistic, and social growth. Along with their artistic studies, students are prepared for high academic achievement through college preparatory and Advanced Placement courses. Students are provided with multiple daily studio classes in their talent area, designed to prepare them for top liberal arts, fine arts and performing arts colleges, and help them develop the discipline to be well-rounded students and future professionals. Situated in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn, we offer the opportunity to access the rich cultural vibrancy of the New York City arts community.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Extended Day Program, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Weekend Programs

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 Art History, AP Biology, 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, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Boys PSAL Sports
Girls PSAL Sports
Fencing, Volleyball
Other Sports
Soccer, Running
Badminton, Moth, Gender and Sexuality Alliance, Caribbean Heritage, Jewelry and Beading, Fencing, Anime, Natural Hair Club, West Wing/Newspaper, Chess, Podcast , Thespian Society, Gaming, World Language Honor, Society, Step Team, Green Team, Soccer Club, Improv Club, k-Pop
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 84% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 94% 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 13.00%
4-Year College 52.50%
Unknown 34.50%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 22.10%
Female 77.90%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 5.00%
Black 51.40%
Hispanic 27.50%
White 10.80%
Other 5.30%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 25.00%
Hispanic 11.80%
White 50.00%
Other 13.20%