Brooklyn Studio Secondary School (21K690)

8310 21St Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11214, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-266-5032
Hours: 8:00am - 2:20pm
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Subway: D to 20th Av
Bus: B1, B4, B6, B64, B8, B82, B82-SBS
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Program Details
Digital Communications and Media (K90J)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

A career-based, interactive technology program with an emphasis on fine arts, computer graphics, digital photography/filmmaking, web design, and internships.

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) Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • (Group 2) Then to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 3) Then 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 %
Digital Communications and Media (K90J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

199 / 41 (4.85)
52 / 9 (5.78)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Brooklyn Studio Secondary School believes that all students are capable of being strategic learners, and "learn how to learn". At Studio, our motto is that we L.E.A.D. with P.R.I.D.E. Our school community works tirelessly to achieve this through a curriculum that challenges and supports all of our students through individualized learning. Although considered a small school, we pride ourselves on offering programs comparable to a large school. Our students have the opportunity to take numerous electives, including Advanced Placement (AP) courses, courses affiliated with St. Francis College and CUNY College Now. Additionally, students can participate in extracurricular activities including clubs, performance ensembles, and athletic teams.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Commercial Art

Other Features: Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community Service Expected, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Orientation

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Italian, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Handball, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Handball, Soccer, Softball
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 81% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 67% 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

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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 24.80%
4-Year College 44.70%
Other Postsecondary 0.70%
Unknown 29.80%

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This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here:

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 51.70%
Female 48.30%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 20.40%
Black 3.30%
Hispanic 32.60%
White 42.40%
Other 1.30%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 9.10%
Hispanic 9.10%
White 75.80%
Other 6.00%