Edward R. Murrow High School (21K525)

1600 Avenue L, Brooklyn, NY 11230, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-258-9283
Email: KBoodram2@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 07:45am - 03:00pm
School Website: https://ermurrowhs.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/40687
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/21K525/HS/
Subway: B, Q to Av M
Bus: B11, B49, B6, B68, B9, BM1, BM3, BM4
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Program Details
Bilingual Chinese (Mandarin) Communication Arts (K57B)

Instruction in content area classes uses student's native language and English. English is taught using English as a Second Language methods. The goal of the transitional bilingual education program is to develop academic skills in the student's native language and English while the student attains English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Students are ranked by the school based on English proficiency and/or home language. Offers are made in priority group and rank order. See program details for more information
  • (Group 1) Open only to students whose home language is Chinese.
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Bilingual Chinese (Mandarin) Communication Arts (K57B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

168 / 23 (7.30)
7 / 5 (1.40)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Edward R. Murrow High School has been preparing students to be college-, career-, and life-ready for over 40 years. Designated a "School of Excellence" by the United States Department of Education, Edward R. Murrow High School has a long tradition of offering a wide variety of courses that are enhanced by high-quality instruction. We offer a wide range of academic opportunities and extracurricular activities in a learning environment that helps students discover their passions and talents as they learn to make their way in the world.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Entrepreneurship/Virtual Enterprise, Music Technology

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese, Spanish

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 Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP French Language and Culture, AP Italian Language and Culture, AP Macroeconomics, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Biology (College Course [Credited]), Calculus (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages), World Languages (College Course [Credited])
Languages Offered
French, Italian, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Arts, Science, NYS Seal of Biliteracy
Boys PSAL Sports
Badminton, Bowling, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Cross Country, Soccer, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 63% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 22% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 11% 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. ACT English Score
Avg. ACT Math Score
Avg. ACT Reading Score
Avg. ACT Science Score
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 17.10%
4-Year College 55.90%
Other Postsecondary 0.20%
Unknown 26.80%

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 42.50%
Female 57.40%
Other 0.10%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 24.30%
Black 19.20%
Hispanic 22.80%
White 30.00%
Other 3.70%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 8.00%
Black 15.60%
Hispanic 11.60%
White 58.50%
Other 6.30%