Medgar Evers College Preparatory School (17K590)

1186 CARROLL STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11225, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-703-5400
Email: sthomashughes@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 7:15am - 3:38pm
School Website: https://mecps.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/40812
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/17K590/HS/
Subway: 2, 5 to President St; 3 to Nostrand Av; 4, FS to Franklin Av
Bus: B43, B44, B44-SBS, B45, B48, B49
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About

Our students take challenging courses that include four years of English Language Arts (ELA), mathematics, science, and technology and three years of a foreign language. Students complete at least one Advanced Placement (AP) course. Students also enroll in college courses and research internships at Medgar Evers College, City University of New York (CUNY) in the 11th grade and earn up to 15 college credits each semester. Student creativity, character development, and social responsibility are cultivated through individualized guidance, college advisement, athletics, clubs, fine and performing arts events, community service, and mentorships.

Other Features: College Trips, Diversity in Admissions, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, Health Center, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Summer Orientation, Uniform, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch for 76% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Physics 1, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States Government and Politics, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French, Mandarin, Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Swimming
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket
Programs
Science, Math and Technology(K77A)
Computer Science & Technology

Math and Technology path: three years of computer science or information technology leading to A+/and or Networking Certification and internships. Excel Program leads to Dual Enrollment at Medgar Evers College. Science and Research path: students must complete a research project for submission to a major science competition and take AP and/or undergraduate courses in science and research. For more information about how to complete this program's application requirements, please visit mecps.org

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 New York City residents
DIA Admissions:
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 76% of seats.
  • For the remaining 24% of seats, all students will be considered.
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
880
893
    Grade 12 Students
197
219
    Grade 11 Students
216
206
    Grade 10 Students
219
233
    Grade 9 Students
248
235
Graduation %
95
96
College %
84
80
Science, Math and Technology (K77A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

657 / 204 (3.22)
155
49
61 / 16 (3.81)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 68% responded
Academic Rigor 
  71.43%
Academic Engagement 
  44.83%
Safety 
  64.00%
Bully Prevention 
  46.00%
Inclusivity 
  73.40%
Mental Support 
  49.80%
Environment 
  52.82%
Post-School Support 
  62.27%
Teacher Responses - 31% responded
Academic Rigor 
  88.33%
School Satisfaction 
  71.83%
Student Behavior 
  54.89%
Student Support 
  69.20%
School Leadership 
  69.67%
Instructional Clarity 
  73.20%
Instructional Development 
  69.82%
Post-School Support 
  81.38%
Family Responses - 38% responded
Education 
  83.13%
Teacher Support 
  77.83%
Safety 
  88.33%
School Community 
  78.67%
School Leadership 
  85.82%
Post-School Support 
  91.00%

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. %
  97.40%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  65
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  57
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  94.40%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  529
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  539
Postsecondary
2-Year College 19.20%
4-Year College 60.60%
Other Postsecondary 1.40%
Unknown 18.80%

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 48.10%
Female 51.90%
English Language Learners:
  0.50%
Students with IEPs:
  8.90%
Economic Need Index:
  55.70%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.70%
Black 88.00%
Hispanic 5.90%
White 1.00%
Other 3.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 14.90%
Black 52.20%
Hispanic 7.50%
White 17.90%
Other 7.50%
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