Clara Barton High School (17K600)

901 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-636-4900
Hours: 8:05am - 03:30pm
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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.

Students are admitted based on their course grades
  • (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 %
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
Other Sports
Badminton, Cheerleading, Soccer, Step, Yoga
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 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 73% 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 28.80%
4-Year College 33.50%
Other Postsecondary 0.30%
Unknown 37.40%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 26.10%
Female 73.90%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
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%