Brooklyn School for Music & Theatre (17K548)

883 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-230-6250
Hours: 08:00am - 01:33pm
School Website:
NYCDOE Website:
Quality Snapshot:
Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5, FS to Botanic Gardens
Bus: B41, B43, B44-SBS, B45, B48, B49
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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
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
Basketball Shootout, Sat Prep, Student Government, Dance Team, Step Team, Chess Team Theatre Program, Dance Company, Chorus Company, Theatre Tech
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.

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.
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) 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
Graduation %
College %
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 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 89% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 63% 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 20.70%
4-Year College 30.50%
Other Postsecondary 1.20%
Unknown 47.60%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 28.40%
Female 71.60%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
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%