Clara Barton High School (17K600)

901 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-636-4900
Email: info@clarabartonhs.org
Hours: 8:05am - 03:30pm
School Website: https://www.clarabartonhs.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/43332
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/17K600/HS/
Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5, FS to Botanic Gardens
Bus: B41, B43, B44-SBS, B45, B48, B49
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Program Details
Gateway Honors (K50J)
Science & Math

A challenging program that prepares students for college and careers in medicine, dentistry, allied health professions, science, math, and engineering.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
1,191
1,339
    Grade 12 Students
276
288
    Grade 11 Students
223
236
    Grade 10 Students
315
305
    Grade 9 Students
377
510
Graduation %
80
76
College %
51
57
Gateway Honors (K50J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

26 / 40 (0.65)
8 / 9 (0.89)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Clara Barton High School for Health Professions has been preparing students for careers in the Health Industry since 1939. Nestled in the historic district of Crown Heights. Clara Barton High School offers students the opportunity to graduate with state certification in one of six entry level health careers in addition to their high school diploma. Students graduate college-ready and with a CTE endorsement for one of the following majors: LPN-Practical Nurse, Medical Assistant, Nurse Assistant, Dental Assistant, Dental Lab Technician and Vision Technician. Eligible students can complete the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program in their senior year. Students also have the opportunity to be a part of a rigorous honors program- Gateway Honors for Pre-College Education. CBHS also offers a Haitian-Creole Bilingual program and the ACES Program for students with special needs, as dictated by their IEP.

Academic Highlights: Gateway Honors Program, CTE program(s): Dental Assistant, Dental Laboratory Technician, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Practical Nursing, Vision Technology

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community Service Expected, Extended Day, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Haitian Creole

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French, Haitian Creole, Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Haitian Creole
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket
Other Sports
Badminton, Cheerleading, Soccer, Step, Yoga
Activities
Bottom Line College Prep, CARE (Health Career Club), Cricket Club, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), GSA (LGBTQIA+), Opening Act Drama Club, Pace U. Sadie Nash Leadership, Yearbook, Korean Culture Club, Chess Club, Dance, Step club, Cosmetology club, CrochetClub, A/V club, Soccer club, Poetry Club, DJ Club, Cooking Club, and more., , Community Partnerships: Neighbors In Action, Flamboywan, Theater of the Oppressed, Liberty Partnership, Opening Act Drama Club, Super Vibes, Gateway Institute for Pre College Education, King’s County Hospital, Dr. Susan Smith McKinney Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Menorrah Nursing Home, Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, Kingsborough Community College, BMCC, St Joseph College, New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn Museum School Partnership Program, BAM Dance Africa, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, B&H EMT
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 67% responded
Academic Rigor 
  71.00%
Academic Engagement 
  58.00%
Safety 
  62.89%
Bully Prevention 
  53.25%
Inclusivity 
  83.50%
Mental Support 
  63.60%
Environment 
  61.91%
Post-School Support 
  81.22%
Teacher Responses - 73% responded
Academic Rigor 
  79.00%
School Satisfaction 
  73.67%
Student Behavior 
  61.67%
Student Support 
  83.07%
School Leadership 
  73.67%
Instructional Clarity 
  70.80%
Instructional Development 
  76.53%
Post-School Support 
  93.63%
Family Responses - 20% responded
Education 
  87.63%
Teacher Support 
  82.00%
Safety 
  89.00%
School Community 
  83.22%
School Leadership 
  90.45%
Post-School Support 
  88.50%

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. %
  87.80%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  56
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  54
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  82.00%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  413
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  428
Postsecondary
2-Year College 28.80%
4-Year College 33.50%
Other Postsecondary 0.30%
Unknown 37.40%

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 26.10%
Female 73.90%
English Language Learners:
  10.10%
Students with IEPs:
  18.80%
Economic Need Index:
  76.10%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.10%
Black 83.90%
Hispanic 10.50%
White 1.90%
Other 2.60%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 47.80%
Hispanic 6.70%
White 36.70%
Other 8.80%
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