School for Human Rights, The (17K531)

600 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-771-4793
Hours: 08:10am - 03:00pm
Principal: Natasha Jack
School Website:
NYCDOE Website:
Quality Snapshot:
Subway: 2, 5 to Winthrop St
Bus: B12, B17, B43, B44, B44-SBS, B49
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The School for Human Rights offers next generation pathway experiences that build capacity to solve problems, collaborate, engage in research, and expand awareness of careers through work-based experiences , apprenticeships, and professional mentoring. Through an integration of business administration and entrepreneurship and information /science technologies students will prepare for success at competitive colleges and universities. Students will develop a hands-on understanding of business, integration of latest technologies, including gaming, product development, IT integration, marketing, e-commerce, agriculture business. The acquired skills provide a foundation for career and college readiness as well as prepare students for post-secondary study in variety of industries.

Academic Highlights: Dual Enrollment Pathways, CUNY College Now courses, Advanced Placement courses, SAT/ACT Preparation,, AVID: A premiere college and career readiness program featuring researched based strategies, curriculum and enrichment of metacognitive skills, Career program(s): Entrepreneurship & Business Management, Virtual Enterprise Agricultural Business Development, Information Technology, Access to Industry Certifications in Microsoft Office and Workplace Readiness, Scholars at Work, Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), Work Based Learning, HEAT Practicum Experiences

Other Features: College Trips, Dress Code, Extended Day, Health Center, Internship Expected, Internships Available, 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, Uniform, 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, World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Dance, Fitness Club, Gymnastics, Step, Table Tennis
Success Academy Program, Internship Expected & Available, Career Ready SYEP, Summer Internships, My Sister's Keeper, My Brothers Keeper, STEP , After School Program, Peer Mentoring, Student Government , LGBT Alliance , College & Career Readiness Club, Debate Club, Business Club, Podcasting, Agricultural Stands
STEAM Academy - Sustainability(K04X)
Computer Science & Technology, Humanities & Interdisciplinary

This is an interdisciplinary program for students interested in understanding the natural and urban environment and environmental ethics through hands-on and project-based learning. Students will develop analytical and process skills that will prepare them for college and a career in environmental science, solar technology, and emerging green industries. In addition, students will explore the real-world use of hydroponics, solar technology, and the importance of green living. 

Students are randomly selected
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Virtual Enterprse & Entrepreneurship Academy (K05V)

This program is designed to develop our students' ability to compete in today's business market as professional, global, 21st-century leaders. Our curriculum includes partnerships with Virtual Enterprise and Ownership is the Future Students will have opportunities to participate in workshops and pitch competitions that focus on professional skills development, all supported by courses focused on business and entrepreneurship.

Students are randomly selected
  • (Group 1) Open 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
Avg. Class Size
Complaints / Suspensions
<5 / 27
12 / 55
Attendance %
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
301 (31) / 120
360 / 116
STEAM Academy - Sustainability (K04X)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

15 / 49 (0.31)
7 / 11 (0.64)
Offers - Waitlist
Virtual Enterprse & Entrepreneurship Academy (K05V)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

7 / 49 (0.14)
2 / 11 (0.18)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 61% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 81% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 66% 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 13.40%
4-Year College 26.90%
Unknown 59.70%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 60.50%
Female 39.50%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.10%
Black 85.30%
Hispanic 9.50%
White 2.60%
Other 1.50%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 68.80%
Other 31.20%