Cultural Academy for the Arts and Sciences (18K629)

5800 Tilden Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-968-6630
Email: gmedrano@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:00am - 02:35pm
School Website: https://caas629.com/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/42280
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/18K629/HS/
Bus: B17, B35, B46, B47, B7, B8
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Program Details
Cultural Academy for the Arts and Sciences ASD Horizon Program (L45C)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
235
204
    Grade 12 Students
38
48
    Grade 11 Students
34
35
    Grade 10 Students
84
40
    Grade 9 Students
79
81
Graduation %
87
87
College %
50
61
Cultural Academy for the Arts and Sciences ASD Horizon Program (L45C)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
About the School

CAAS is a small school school located in the heart of East Flatbush, NY. We envision the development of the whole child by partnering with all stakeholders to provide equal access to experiences in the arts and sciences that connect to the next stage or our students' lives. Our goal for College and Career readiness is evident in all the support we provide our students. We are part of the Career Readiness and Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) pilot, which helps us support career readiness for all our students. We have courses that help our ninth and tenth graders explore their career interests and develop readiness skills. Our students can apply for apprenticeships in tech, finance, and business, which allows them to earn and learn while in high school.

Academic Highlights: Career Readiness & Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) School, AP Courses Available, College Now Classes Available

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, CRMYA School, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States Government and Politics, Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French, Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Stunt
Other Sports
Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and Field
Activities
Art Club, Acting Club, Basketball Club , Book Club, Debate Club, Career Wise, Culinary Club, Dance Club , Dungeons Dragons Club , Filming Club, Gaming Club, Gardening Club, HEAT Program, Math Club, My Brothers Keeper , My Sister Keeper , Student Government, SYEP Career Ready, TOP Program , TRIO Program with Brooklyn College , WBL Program, Wellness Club, Yearbook Club
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 56% responded
Academic Rigor 
  71.29%
Academic Engagement 
  61.17%
Safety 
  75.44%
Bully Prevention 
  66.13%
Inclusivity 
  86.60%
Mental Support 
  69.30%
Environment 
  71.45%
Post-School Support 
  83.11%
Teacher Responses - 90% responded
Academic Rigor 
  80.67%
School Satisfaction 
  78.33%
Student Behavior 
  43.67%
Student Support 
  86.40%
School Leadership 
  91.07%
Instructional Clarity 
  85.80%
Instructional Development 
  77.65%
Post-School Support 
  96.75%
Family Responses - 31% responded
Education 
  84.63%
Teacher Support 
  87.67%
Safety 
  97.00%
School Community 
  85.67%
School Leadership 
  94.64%
Post-School Support 
  92.50%

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. %
  87.20%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  56
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  42
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  82.10%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  387
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  415
Postsecondary
2-Year College 29.90%
4-Year College 23.90%
Other Postsecondary 1.50%
Unknown 44.70%

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 53.20%
Female 46.80%
English Language Learners:
  3.80%
Students with IEPs:
  25.10%
Economic Need Index:
  77.50%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 0.90%
Black 85.50%
Hispanic 11.10%
Other 2.50%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 36.40%
White 36.40%
Other 27.20%
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