PROGRESS High School for Professional Careers (14K474)

850 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-387-0228
Email: jarias@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:15am - 2:35pm
School Website: https://www.progresshighschool.com
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/47384
Admissions Information: https://www.progresshighschool.com/about-us
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/14K474/HS/
Subway: L to Grand St
Bus: B24, B43, B60, Q54, Q59
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About

PROGRESS High School, an Early College Secondary School whose students may choose to attend college courses at Long Island University (Brooklyn), and City Tech. We offer innovative programs in STEM Professional Careers, Pre-Med, Pre-Teaching and an Award Winning Instrumental Music and Art Program. PROGRESS is a rich, multi-faceted academic gem with a legacy of academic, athletic, and social excellence. Our vision is focused on culturally relevant education and rigorous instruction to equip students with the necessary skills and human compassion to be successful in a global society. PROGRESS HS has an all inclusive model deeply rooted in the mission, principles and integrated practices of our dedicated faculty and staff.

Academic Highlights: AP Courses Available, College partnerships with Long Island University, and City Tech, Instructional programs that support English Language Learners, Student Voice - Peer Group Connection, National Honor Society, Student Government, Instrumental music program and a fine arts program ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS PROGRAMS Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish LANGUAGE COURSES Spanish ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) COURSES AP 2-D Art and Design, AP Biology, AP Drawing, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History

Other Features: College Trips, Community Service Expected, Extended Day, Health Center, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: 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 Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States Government and Politics, AP World History: Modern, Arts (Advanced Placement), Chemistry (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Handball, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Golf
Programs
STEM Professional Careers(K87A)
Health Professions

Preparation for entry-level positions in the health field as well as admission to two- and four-year colleges. This program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies for success in college pre-med programs. This four-year math and science program culminates in internships at various medical facilities. Students take AP courses in biology, chemistry, anatomy, and physiology and participate in Health Occupation Students of America.

Method:
Requirement:
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.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Aspiring Teachers(K87B)
Teaching

Aspiring Teachers-If you embrace a culture of learning with high expectations for all students, the Aspiring Teachers/EdRising program will help jumpstart your pathway to teaching. PROGRESS is committed to providing targeted professional learning, support, and mentoring for aspiring teachers to prepare college and career ready graduates. To grow our own teachers may be the most efficient and sustainable strategy for developing an effective teaching force.

Method:
Requirement:
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.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Instrumental Music and Art(K87H)
Performing Arts

Four full concert bands, three jazz bands, Latin Band, two choral ensembles, Chamber groups such as guitar ensemble, brass choir, and clarinet choir; Annual theater/musical theater performances by students; Presentations at City/State Conferences; sight singing, Latin music theory, and music history, perform original repertoire. Art-Courses in art history, drawing, painting, graphic arts, stage design, and AP Studio Art (2-D & 3-D Design, Drawing). Also ceramics, mural painting, and sculpture.

Method:
Requirement:
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.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
395
428
    Grade 12 Students
101
135
    Grade 11 Students
94
124
    Grade 10 Students
94
98
    Grade 9 Students
106
71
Graduation %
85
72
College %
34
29
Aspiring Teachers (K87B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

17 / 28 (0.61)
5 / 6 (0.83)
Offers - Waitlist
Instrumental Music and Art (K87H)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

13 / 28 (0.46)
4 / 6 (0.67)
Offers - Waitlist
STEM Professional Careers (K87A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

25 / 69 (0.36)
9 / 16 (0.56)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 43% responded
Academic Rigor 
  72.14%
Academic Engagement 
  64.25%
Safety 
  76.44%
Bully Prevention 
  70.75%
Inclusivity 
  88.00%
Mental Support 
  71.20%
Environment 
  72.09%
Post-School Support 
  81.67%
Teacher Responses - 72% responded
Academic Rigor 
  84.00%
School Satisfaction 
  93.00%
Student Behavior 
  60.56%
Student Support 
  89.13%
School Leadership 
  92.40%
Instructional Clarity 
  80.40%
Instructional Development 
  86.65%
Post-School Support 
  97.63%
Family Responses - 8% responded
Education 
  95.88%
Teacher Support 
  88.83%
Safety 
  100.00%
School Community 
  90.44%
School Leadership 
  92.18%
Post-School Support 
  93.00%

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. %
  78.50%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  49
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  49
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  71.80%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  387
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  405
Postsecondary
2-Year College 18.80%
4-Year College 23.40%
Other Postsecondary 3.90%
Unknown 53.90%

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 44.80%
Female 55.20%
English Language Learners:
  20.00%
Students with IEPs:
  26.60%
Economic Need Index:
  91.60%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.50%
Black 25.60%
Hispanic 69.40%
White 2.30%
Other 1.20%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 29.00%
Hispanic 19.40%
White 38.70%
Other 12.90%
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