Brooklyn Latin School, The (14K449)

223 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-366-0154
Email: parents@brooklynlatin.org
Hours: 08:20am - 02:39pm
School Website: https://brooklynlatin.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/42121
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/14K449/HS/
Subway: G to Broadway; L to Grand St
Bus: B24, B43, B46, B48, B60, Q54, Q59
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About

Modeled after the prestigious Boston Latin school and founded in 2006, The Brooklyn Latin School provides a liberal arts curriculum with an emphasis on the Classics and Latin language instruction. Early instruction emphasizes the acquisition of core knowledge of the key academic disciplines which students use as a foundation for deeper exploration in the upper grades. Widely regarded around the world as the most rigorous and comprehensive course of study at the high school level, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme is integral to our curriculum. In all classes, students experience a strong and consistent emphasis on analytical thinking, structured writing, and public speaking, preparing them for the challenges of college work.

Academic Highlights: International Baccalaureate (IB) World School

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available

School Features:

  • Specialized School
  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (International Baccalaureate), IB Biology HL, IB Biology SL, IB Chemistry HL, IB Economics HL, IB English HL, IB English SL, IB Government HL, IB Greek HL, IB Greek SL, IB History HL, IB Latin HL, IB Latin SL, IB Mathematics Applications and Interpretation HL, IB Mathematics Applications and Interpretation SL, IB Spanish HL, IB Spanish SL, IB Theater HL, IB Theater SL, IB Theory of Knowledge, IB Visual Arts HL, IB Visual Arts SL, IB World Religions SL, Other (International Baccalaureate), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Latin, Spanish
Programs
Brooklyn Latin School(K00S)

Admission to this Specialized High School is based solely on the score obtained on the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT). Students should speak to their school counselors in the Fall to register for the SHSAT.

Method:
Requirement:
Offers are made based on Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) score.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents who take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
798
843
    Grade 12 Students
201
227
    Grade 11 Students
193
204
    Grade 10 Students
202
198
    Grade 9 Students
202
214
Graduation %
99
98
College %
88
85
Brooklyn Latin School (K00S)
Applicants / Seats:

17,529 / 215 (81.53)
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 70% responded
Academic Rigor 
  81.86%
Academic Engagement 
  59.00%
Safety 
  79.33%
Bully Prevention 
  72.88%
Inclusivity 
  85.20%
Mental Support 
  66.20%
Environment 
  62.91%
Post-School Support 
  66.00%
Teacher Responses - 77% responded
Academic Rigor 
  96.33%
School Satisfaction 
  93.83%
Student Behavior 
  84.56%
Student Support 
  90.13%
School Leadership 
  96.20%
Instructional Clarity 
  90.00%
Instructional Development 
  89.06%
Post-School Support 
  93.50%
Family Responses - 30% responded
Education 
  89.50%
Teacher Support 
  80.67%
Safety 
  89.33%
School Community 
  86.89%
School Leadership 
  94.82%
Post-School Support 
  95.00%

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. %
  99.50%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  84
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  69
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  98.50%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  669
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  664
Postsecondary
2-Year College 1.80%
4-Year College 83.70%
Unknown 14.50%

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 55.90%
Female 44.10%
English Language Learners:
  0.30%
Students with IEPs:
  3.50%
Economic Need Index:
  53.30%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 47.90%
Black 12.90%
Hispanic 10.30%
White 18.90%
Other 10.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 21.70%
Hispanic 15.20%
White 58.70%
Other 4.40%
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