Brooklyn Academy of Science and the Environment (BASE) (17K547)

883 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-230-6363
Email: sstoler@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:00am - 3:22pm
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48501
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/17K547/HS/
Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5, FS to Botanic Gardens
Bus: B41, B43, B44-SBS, B45, B48, B49
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Program Details
Science Exploration Program (K41A)
Science & Math

Integrated curriculum includes lab-based learning and hands-on experiences. Our program exposes students to a wide-range of science pathways including computer science, environmental justice, urban ecology, and anatomy and physiology. Includes real-world experiences such as job shadowing, mentoring, internships and paid job opportunities through our many partnerships. Selection criteria: Attendance (100-85%), Science grades (100-70), State ELA and Math exam scores (4-2).

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) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
261
312
    Grade 12 Students
86
74
    Grade 11 Students
57
84
    Grade 10 Students
73
63
    Grade 9 Students
45
91
Graduation %
74
83
College %
51
48
Science Exploration Program (K41A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

55 / 88 (0.63)
9 / 20 (0.45)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

The Brooklyn Academy of Science and the Environment (BASE) is a small public high school in partnership with the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. At BASE, learning moves beyond the classroom walls, starting with our signature Field Studies program. Using the world-renowned Brooklyn Botanic Garden as their living classroom, students learn inquiry-based science research skills from BBG experts and dedicated, highly qualified teachers.

Other Features: College Trips, Dress Code, Internships Available, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation

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 Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP Seminar, AP United States History, Science (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Double Dutch
Activities
Student Leadership, Green Team, GSA, STEM Club, Art Club, Chess Club, Science Fiction/Fantasy Club, Student Government, Student Newspaper
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 64% responded
Academic Rigor 
  69.43%
Academic Engagement 
  59.33%
Safety 
  71.67%
Bully Prevention 
  61.13%
Inclusivity 
  83.00%
Mental Support 
  66.20%
Environment 
  65.73%
Post-School Support 
  77.44%
Teacher Responses - 76% responded
Academic Rigor 
  80.00%
School Satisfaction 
  99.00%
Student Behavior 
  64.67%
Student Support 
  91.40%
School Leadership 
  98.33%
Instructional Clarity 
  87.20%
Instructional Development 
  90.12%
Post-School Support 
  98.25%
Family Responses - 58% responded
Education 
  90.13%
Teacher Support 
  86.50%
Safety 
  95.00%
School Community 
  84.22%
School Leadership 
  93.36%
Post-School Support 
  90.50%

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. %
  93.40%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  60
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  44
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  39.50%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  424
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  462
Postsecondary
2-Year College 17.30%
4-Year College 30.90%
Unknown 51.80%

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 62.50%
Female 37.50%
English Language Learners:
  9.20%
Students with IEPs:
  20.70%
Economic Need Index:
  78.30%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 6.90%
Black 69.00%
Hispanic 16.50%
White 5.00%
Other 2.60%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 26.30%
White 36.80%
Other 36.90%
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