John Jay School for Law (15K462)

237 7 Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-832-4250
Email: admissions@johnjaylawhs.org
Hours: 8:15am - 2:35pm
School Website: https://www.johnjaylawhs.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48241
Admissions Information: https://www.johnjaylawhs.org/admissions
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/15K462/HS/
Subway: F to 7th Av
Bus: B61, B63, B67, B69
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About

As a community of committed learners, John Jay School for Law cultivates a spirit of excellence in our students through rigorous academic and extracurricular activities that prepare them to engage in challenging post-secondary experiences. Designed to provide maximum opportunities for students, our programming allows for enrichment opportunities such as academic tutoring, personalized mentoring, and one-on-one college guidance. Our goal is to help students develop their own voices by teaching them the ability to solve complex problems, think critically, and advocate persuasively for themselves and their communities.

Other Features: College Trips, Extended Day Program, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Weekend Programs

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 Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Stunt
Programs
John Jay School for Law(K22A)
Law & Government

Our program emphasizes the study of law with opportunities for mentoring, internships, and mock trial/moot court.

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
461
472
    Grade 12 Students
92
108
    Grade 11 Students
121
106
    Grade 10 Students
116
127
    Grade 9 Students
132
131
Graduation %
80
86
College %
53
70
John Jay School for Law (K22A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

193 / 102 (1.89)
31 / 23 (1.35)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 63% responded
Academic Rigor 
  69.57%
Academic Engagement 
  56.33%
Safety 
  64.78%
Bully Prevention 
  55.75%
Inclusivity 
  84.20%
Mental Support 
  65.90%
Environment 
  60.73%
Post-School Support 
  74.11%
Teacher Responses - 70% responded
Academic Rigor 
  71.33%
School Satisfaction 
  57.17%
Student Behavior 
  56.44%
Student Support 
  71.93%
School Leadership 
  68.07%
Instructional Clarity 
  59.00%
Instructional Development 
  69.76%
Post-School Support 
  87.75%
Family Responses - 14% responded
Education 
  84.88%
Teacher Support 
  79.33%
Safety 
  84.67%
School Community 
  81.44%
School Leadership 
  84.36%
Post-School Support 
  86.50%

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. %
  89.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  61
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  35
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  35.40%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  405
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  413
Postsecondary
2-Year College 7.90%
4-Year College 51.60%
Unknown 40.50%

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 43.00%
Female 57.00%
English Language Learners:
  6.30%
Students with IEPs:
  22.60%
Economic Need Index:
  82.30%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 5.00%
Black 50.30%
Hispanic 36.90%
White 4.10%
Other 3.70%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 29.70%
Hispanic 13.50%
White 35.10%
Other 21.70%
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