Science, Technology and Research Early College High School at Erasmus (STAR) (17K543)

911 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-564-2540
Hours: 8:00am - 2:20pm
Principal: Daniel Holmes
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Subway: B, Q to Church Av
Bus: B103, B12, B16, B35, B41, B44, B44-SBS, B49, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4
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Science, Technology and Research (STAR) Early College is a 6-12 grade public school that is located in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, NY. The school opened its doors in 2003 and currently serves more than 675 students in its middle and high school. In the neighborhood, STAR is known as Brooklyn Best Kept Secretå and the ‰ÛÏCrown Jewel of District 17 because it offers students a bold approach that blends high school and college in a rigorous yet supportive program, compressing the time it takes them to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and up to 73 transferable college credits tuition free from Brooklyn College, CUNY, which is located about a mile away. STAR's mission is to help all our students graduate from high school with at least 30 college credits or complete one full year of college, while preparing them to pursue careers in science, mathematics, technology, and health related professions.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Electrician

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Dress Code, Early College, Extended Day Program, Health Center, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, 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, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Physics 1, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Biology (College Course [Credited]), Calculus (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Chemistry (College Course [Credited]), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Placement), Physics (College Course [Credited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages), World Languages (College Course [Credited])
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball
Early College(K14A)
Science & Math

Imagine a school capable of unleashing your child's full potential setting them on course for the Ivy League. Welcome to STAR Early College, a 6th through 12th grade school, founded on a bold approach and based on the theory of action that academic rigor, combined with the opportunity to save time and money, is a powerful motivator for students to work hard and meet serious intellectual challenges as they simultaneously earn a high school diploma and up to two years of transferable college credit from Brooklyn College, CUNY's, tuition free.After being admitted to STAR, students become eligible to apply to our Brooklyn STEAM Center program which is located at the Brooklyn Navy Yard's cutting-edge facility. These students will pick one CTE Pathway in Information Technology, Media and Design, Engineering, Construction or Culinary Arts to study in the 11th and 12th grade. For more information about how to complete this program's application requirements, please contact the school directly.

Screened With Assessment
  • Average Course Grades - 40%
  • Interview - 20%
  • Entrance Assessment: Math - 20%
  • Entrance Assessment: ELA - 20%
Students are admitted based on a school-based assessment, and in some cases also their course grades.
  • (Group 1) Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • (Group 2) Then to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 3) Then 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
0 / 24
0 / 20
Attendance %
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
810 (214) / 130
898 / 1308
Early College (K14A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

186 / 106 (1.75)
28 / 24 (1.17)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 72% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 16% 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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This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly school surveys:

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 21.80%
4-Year College 51.60%
Other Postsecondary 1.10%
Vocational Program 1.10%
Unknown 24.40%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 53.40%
Female 46.60%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 5.20%
Black 76.70%
Hispanic 12.90%
White 2.80%
Other 2.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 41.50%
White 39.00%
Other 19.50%