W. H. Maxwell Career and Technical Education High School (19K660)

145 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-345-9100
Email: LValesP@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 7:59am - 3:17pm
School Website: https://www.whmaxwell.com
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/39663
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/19K660/HS/
Subway: A, C to Liberty Av; J to Alabama Av; L to Atlantic Av
Bus: B12, B14, B20, B25, B83, Q24, Q56
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Program Details
Design Technology (K68A)
Visual Art & Design

Come design your future at Maxwell. Choose fashion or graphics/advertising to explore your creativity and build your design concepts through the tools of the trade and technology. Build your very own portfolio of through a wide array of mediums.

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 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 %
Design Technology (K68A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

10 / 98 (0.10)
7 / 22 (0.32)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

William H. Maxwell Career and Technical Education High School is a FutureReadyNYC school offering the best of college and career exploration and preparation in Healthcare - one of the fastest-growing and highest-paid industries in our city. We’ll prepare you for work in any field, not just healthcare. Students will explore a range of careers (Fashion, Graphic Design, Vision Technology, Cosmetology and Barbering) acquire 21st-century employability skills including financial literacy, earn paid work-based learning opportunities and early college credits and credentials, engage in 1-1 advising, and will graduate prepared for college and careers in NYCs growing healthcare industry.

Academic Highlights: 6 CTE programs: Fashion, Graphic Design, Vision Technology, Cosmetology, Barbering and Pre-Nursing

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Extended Day, FutureReadyNYC School, Internships Available, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Multi-Session School, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Session

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 English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Uncredited]), Other (College Course [Uncredited])
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Outdoor Track
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Dance
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 66% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 42% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 14% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

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. %
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 9.00%
4-Year College 22.40%
Unknown 68.60%

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 31.60%
Female 68.40%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.90%
Black 54.50%
Hispanic 34.50%
White 3.10%
Other 6.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 17.40%
Black 50.00%
Hispanic 10.90%
White 15.20%
Other 6.50%