Boys and Girls High School (16K455)

1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11213, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-467-1700
Email: lgaston2@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:05am - 3:19pm
School Website: https://boysandgirlshs.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/45192
Admissions Information: https://tinyurl.com/y44e5tam
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/16K455/HS/
Subway: A, C to Utica Av
Bus: B15, B25, B26, B43, B45, B46, B46-SBS, B65
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About

The historic Boys and Girls High School is a renown educational institution that provides multiple pathways to engage students in the learning process. Our instructional practices empower students to take ownership of their learning, develop critical-thinking skills and get them ready for the demands of the 21st century global community and the workforce. Students have the opportunity to participate in Career and Technical Educational programs, such as electrical installation, architectural drafting, theater arts, or get a jump start for college by taking college courses while they are still in high school. All students are enrolled in engaging and academically challenging courses taught by high quality teachers.

Academic Highlights: Community Partnerships: Manhattan Theatre Club, BRIC Arts Media, and Brooklyn STEAM Center, CUNY College Now at New York College of Technology, Advisory Classes and Community-Building Activities, AP for ALL , Success Mentoring, CTE program(s): Architectural Drafting, Computer Science, Electrical Installation, SAT Prep, College and Career Advisement, College and Career Trips, Saturday Tutoring Academy, and Regents Bootcamp

Other Features: Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Extended Day, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, 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 Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
CTE
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Volleyball
Other Sports
Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Activities
Hydroponics, Forensic Science, Drone Programming, Web Design and Gamming, Solar Paneling, and TEALS Partnership with Microsoft
Programs
Brooklyn STEAM Center(K10A)
Engineering

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) provides a CTE focus on a range of courses in four industry areas: information technology, graphics, engineering, and architecture. The program includes innovative technical training leading to certification and opportunities to earn college credit and will also offer opportunities to complete work-based learning sequences (e.g. internships) to provide pathways to employment and/or post-secondary credentials.

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) Open only to Brooklyn students or residents
Smart Scholars Early College Program(K10E)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

This program is comprised of a vigorous curriculum which gives scholars the opportunity to earn a New York State high school diploma and up to 30 transferrable college credits and enrichment high school credits from AP for All and the College Now program at the New York City College of Technology.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open only to Brooklyn students or residents
Institute for Career & Technical Education(K10S)
Engineering

This program provides students with rigorous academic course-work and a sequence of applied skills in the following career pathways: Electrical Installation, Architecture, Computer Programming, and Theater Arts. Students will have the opportunity to earn an Advanced Regents diploma, pursue industry-recognized credentials and additional industry training, and receive support to enter the workforce.

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) Open only to Brooklyn students or residents
Boys and Girls High School ACES 12:1:1 Program(K10Y)

Zoned(K10Z)
Zoned

Zoned students have access to all Boys and Girls High School programs including Advanced Placement and other college level courses and specialized electives.

Method:
Requirement:
Students who live within this school's zone are guaranteed an offer to this program, if they do not receive an offer to a higher choice. To see your child’s zoned school, go to your student's profile in MySchools and scroll down to "Zoned School”.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Guaranteed offer to students who live in the zoned area
  • (Group 2) Then to Brooklyn students or residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
399
480
    Grade 12 Students
88
106
    Grade 11 Students
107
117
    Grade 10 Students
124
114
    Grade 9 Students
80
143
Graduation %
83
81
College %
26
38
Boys and Girls High School ACES 12:1:1 Program (K10Y)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Brooklyn STEAM Center (K10A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

22 / 47 (0.47)
7 / 10 (0.70)
Offers - Waitlist
Institute for Career & Technical Education (K10S)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

15 / 90 (0.17)
7 / 20 (0.35)
Offers - Waitlist
Smart Scholars Early College Program (K10E)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

19 / 39 (0.49)
3 / 9 (0.33)
Offers - Waitlist
Zoned (K10Z)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 58% responded
Academic Rigor 
  79.43%
Academic Engagement 
  71.17%
Safety 
  71.11%
Bully Prevention 
  60.88%
Inclusivity 
  90.30%
Mental Support 
  78.60%
Environment 
  77.00%
Post-School Support 
  87.89%
Teacher Responses - 64% responded
Academic Rigor 
  86.00%
School Satisfaction 
  79.67%
Student Behavior 
  79.00%
Student Support 
  87.93%
School Leadership 
  79.53%
Instructional Clarity 
  81.40%
Instructional Development 
  83.94%
Post-School Support 
  94.38%
Family Responses - 17% responded
Education 
  92.25%
Teacher Support 
  91.00%
Safety 
  96.00%
School Community 
  89.00%
School Leadership 
  94.00%
Post-School Support 
  96.00%

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. %
  74.70%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  51
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  22
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  50.00%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  393
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  410
Postsecondary
2-Year College 13.40%
4-Year College 19.60%
Other Postsecondary 1.20%
Vocational Program 1.20%
Unknown 64.60%

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 64.20%
Female 35.80%
English Language Learners:
  5.00%
Students with IEPs:
  32.30%
Economic Need Index:
  87.60%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.30%
Black 73.40%
Hispanic 18.80%
White 0.80%
Other 5.70%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 64.30%
Hispanic 14.30%
White 11.90%
Other 9.50%
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