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

911 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-564-2540
Email: DLombard@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:00am - 2:20pm
School Website: https://starearlycollege.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/45535
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/17K543/HS/
Subway: B, Q to Church Av
Bus: B103, B12, B16, B35, B41, B44, B44-SBS, B49, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4
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About

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: 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])
Languages Offered
French, Spanish
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
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Stunt
Programs
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.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on a school-based assessment, and in some cases also their course grades.
Priority:
  • (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
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
459
453
    Grade 12 Students
100
88
    Grade 11 Students
100
101
    Grade 10 Students
146
107
    Grade 9 Students
113
157
Graduation %
98
100
College %
78
79
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 
  80.43%
Academic Engagement 
  57.42%
Safety 
  75.22%
Bully Prevention 
  63.13%
Inclusivity 
  86.10%
Mental Support 
  65.50%
Environment 
  63.27%
Post-School Support 
  79.64%
Teacher Responses - 72% responded
Academic Rigor 
  87.00%
School Satisfaction 
  83.83%
Student Behavior 
  82.78%
Student Support 
  90.73%
School Leadership 
  86.40%
Instructional Clarity 
  85.80%
Instructional Development 
  85.71%
Post-School Support 
  97.00%
Family Responses - 16% responded
Education 
  94.50%
Teacher Support 
  80.33%
Safety 
  90.33%
School Community 
  84.11%
School Leadership 
  92.73%
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. %
  100.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  69
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  38
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  88.80%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  477
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  478
Postsecondary
2-Year College 21.80%
4-Year College 51.60%
Other Postsecondary 1.10%
Vocational Program 1.10%
Unknown 24.40%

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 53.40%
Female 46.60%
English Language Learners:
  1.30%
Students with IEPs:
  15.00%
Economic Need Index:
  67.10%
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%
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