Academy for Health Careers (17K751)

150 Albany Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11213, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-773-0128
Email: info@academyhc.org
Hours: 8:15am - 2:27pm
School Website: https://www.ahcbrooklyn.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48118
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/17K751/HS/
Subway: 3 to Kingston Av; A, C to Kingston-Throop
Bus: B15, B25, B26, B43, B44, B45, B46, B65
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About

The mission of the Academy for Health Careers is to ensure that every student develops a strong foundation in health studies, science, leadership, communication, and other competencies that are essential for careers in the healthcare services industry. Our goal is to have students who will be college and career ready upon graduation, prepared to participate in the global marketplace as skilled problem-solvers, critical thinkers, and self-sustaining citizens.

Academic Highlights: College and Career Advisory, CUNY College Now courses in Health Science; APEX Learning (all subjects), Literacy Focus (Readers and Writers Seminar)

Other Features: College Trips, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Uniform

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 English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Math (College Course [Uncredited]), Science (College Course [Uncredited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French, Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track
Programs
Academy for Health Careers(L64A)
Health Professions

Method:
Requirement:
Students are randomly selected
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
229
254
    Grade 12 Students
61
58
    Grade 11 Students
58
72
    Grade 10 Students
50
66
    Grade 9 Students
60
58
Graduation %
85
89
College %
46
61
Academy for Health Careers (L64A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

51 / 88 (0.58)
11 / 20 (0.55)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 93% responded
Academic Rigor 
  51.86%
Academic Engagement 
  41.00%
Safety 
  55.33%
Bully Prevention 
  48.50%
Inclusivity 
  74.50%
Mental Support 
  51.70%
Environment 
  43.82%
Post-School Support 
  56.33%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  54.67%
School Satisfaction 
  57.83%
Student Behavior 
  44.56%
Student Support 
  70.87%
School Leadership 
  61.53%
Instructional Clarity 
  48.60%
Instructional Development 
  66.88%
Post-School Support 
  80.25%
Family Responses - 51% responded
Education 
  79.13%
Teacher Support 
  65.83%
Safety 
  74.33%
School Community 
  77.22%
School Leadership 
  74.55%
Post-School Support 
  64.00%

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. %
  83.30%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  49
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  32
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  42.40%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  401
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  424
Postsecondary
2-Year College 32.70%
4-Year College 40.30%
Other Postsecondary 1.90%
Unknown 25.10%

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 27.10%
Female 72.90%
English Language Learners:
  5.70%
Students with IEPs:
  16.20%
Economic Need Index:
  84.90%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 3.50%
Black 67.20%
Hispanic 20.10%
White 1.70%
Other 7.50%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 66.70%
Other 33.30%
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