Boys and Girls High School (16K455)

1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11213, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-467-1700
Hours: 8:05am - 3:19pm
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Quality Snapshot:
Subway: A, C to Utica Av
Bus: B15, B25, B26, B43, B45, B46, B46-SBS, B65
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Program Details
Institute for Career & Technical Education (K10S)

This program provides students with rigorous academic course-work and a sequence of applied skills in the following career pathways: Electrical Installation, Architecture, Computer Programming, and Theater Arts. Students will have the opportunity to earn an Advanced Regents diploma, pursue industry-recognized credentials and additional industry training, and receive support to enter the workforce.

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 only to Brooklyn students or 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 %
Institute for Career & Technical Education (K10S)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

15 / 90 (0.17)
7 / 20 (0.35)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

The historic Boys and Girls High School is a renown educational institution that provides multiple pathways to engage students in the learning process. Our instructional practices empower students to take ownership of their learning, develop critical-thinking skills and get them ready for the demands of the 21st century global community and the workforce. Students have the opportunity to participate in Career and Technical Educational programs, such as electrical installation, architectural drafting, theater arts, or get a jump start for college by taking college courses while they are still in high school. All students are enrolled in engaging and academically challenging courses taught by high quality teachers.

Academic Highlights: Community Partnerships: Manhattan Theatre Club, BRIC Arts Media, and Brooklyn STEAM Center, CUNY College Now at New York College of Technology, Advisory Classes and Community-Building Activities, AP for ALL , Success Mentoring, CTE program(s): Architectural Drafting, Computer Science, Electrical Installation, SAT Prep, College and Career Advisement, College and Career Trips, Saturday Tutoring Academy, and Regents Bootcamp

Other Features: Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Extended Day, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, 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 Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Diploma Endorsements
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Volleyball
Other Sports
Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Hydroponics, Forensic Science, Drone Programming, Web Design and Gamming, Solar Paneling, and TEALS Partnership with Microsoft
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 58% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 64% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 17% 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 13.40%
4-Year College 19.60%
Other Postsecondary 1.20%
Vocational Program 1.20%
Unknown 64.60%

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This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here:

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 64.20%
Female 35.80%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.30%
Black 73.40%
Hispanic 18.80%
White 0.80%
Other 5.70%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 64.30%
Hispanic 14.30%
White 11.90%
Other 9.50%