Brooklyn School for Music & Theatre (17K548)

883 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-230-6250
Email: prandaz@bkmusicntheatre.com
Hours: 08:00am - 01:33pm
School Website: https://bkmusicntheatre.com
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/40896
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/17K548/HS/
Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5, FS to Botanic Gardens
Bus: B41, B43, B44-SBS, B45, B48, B49
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About

Brooklyn School for Music & Theatre (BSMT) uses our academic program to accommodate the intellectual, social, and emotional needs of creative high school students. Our vision is to provide a model professional environment where respect is mutual, ideas are shared, and learning is not limited to the classroom. We prepare students for higher education through our rigorous academic program while simultaneously allowing them to develop professional careers in the music and theater industries.

Academic Highlights: We support our students in pursuing careers in the arts through our partnerships with Roundabout Theatre Company, TDF Stagedoors, All Stars Project and the Center Theatre Group, We offer free SAT prep and free college tours to students through our partnership with College Access for All, We offer Advanced Placement classes for our upper level students through AP For ALL and through Computer Science for All, We offer a variety of Art Majors, including Dance, Chorus, Band, Theater Tech, Drama and STEP, We offer college-credited classes to our upper level students through our College Now partnership with Medgar Evers College

Other Features: College Trips, Extended Day Program, Extended Year, Health Center, Internships Available, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, 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 Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Double Dutch
Other Sports
Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball, Badminton, Softball, Baseball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Cheerleading
Activities
Basketball Shootout, Sat Prep, Student Government, Dance Team, Step Team, Chess Team Theatre Program, Dance Company, Chorus Company, Theatre Tech
Programs
Performing and Visual Arts(K48A)
Computer Science & Technology, Performing Arts

9th and 10th grade seats available. College Trips, Talent Shows, Free SAT Prep, Saturday Programs, Health Center, Full time Social Worker and Substance Abuse Counselor, Restorative Justice, Relationship Abuse Counselor (RAPP), Art Programs (Dance, Drama, Instrumental Music, Technical Theater, Vocal Music), CTE, Freshmen Orientation.

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
218
270
    Grade 12 Students
55
86
    Grade 11 Students
48
63
    Grade 10 Students
57
57
    Grade 9 Students
58
64
Graduation %
92
81
College %
43
54
Performing and Visual Arts (K48A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

73 / 88 (0.83)
26 / 20 (1.30)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 94% responded
Academic Rigor 
  74.00%
Academic Engagement 
  57.08%
Safety 
  75.44%
Bully Prevention 
  67.50%
Inclusivity 
  89.50%
Mental Support 
  72.40%
Environment 
  65.36%
Post-School Support 
  85.00%
Teacher Responses - 89% responded
Academic Rigor 
  75.00%
School Satisfaction 
  69.83%
Student Behavior 
  54.22%
Student Support 
  84.40%
School Leadership 
  75.20%
Instructional Clarity 
  57.20%
Instructional Development 
  79.88%
Post-School Support 
  96.75%
Family Responses - 63% responded
Education 
  86.13%
Teacher Support 
  71.50%
Safety 
  87.67%
School Community 
  80.33%
School Leadership 
  85.55%
Post-School Support 
  83.00%

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. %
  78.30%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  53
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  33
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  70.00%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  369
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  408
Postsecondary
2-Year College 20.70%
4-Year College 30.50%
Other Postsecondary 1.20%
Unknown 47.60%

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 28.40%
Female 71.60%
English Language Learners:
  2.80%
Students with IEPs:
  22.50%
Economic Need Index:
  85.60%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 0.90%
Black 72.00%
Hispanic 23.40%
White 1.40%
Other 2.30%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 42.10%
White 52.60%
Other 5.30%
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