Brooklyn Community High School for Excellence and Equity (18K566)

6565 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11236, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-968-4200
Email: jfajardo@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:30am - 3:00pm
School Website: https://brooklynx.us/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/42966
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/18K566/HS/
Bus: B103, B47, B6, B82, B82-SBS, BM2
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About

Our community is committed to educational equity and excellence. We provide students of all backgrounds and experiences the chance to experience rigorous, challenging curricula, along with community support to excel in their lives beyond high school. Our Science, Technology, Engineering Arts and Mathematics program utilizes a S.T.E.A.M. approach to facilitate learning experiences driven by problem solving, discovery, and exploratory learning. S.T.E.A.M. is present in all subjects and allows students to connect what they learn with what they see around them, and who they are. S.T.E.A.M. learning promotes student readiness for college, prepares them for a 21st century workforce, and provides opportunities for critical and design thinking.

Academic Highlights: Visual Arts, Forensic Science,, Engineering, Journalism, Robotics, Public Speaking

Other Features: College Trips, Community School, Dress Code, Health Center, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, 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 Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French
Diploma Endorsements
Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Dance, Double Dutch, Fitness Club, Martial Arts, Running Club, Soccer, Track and Field, Yoga
Activities
Cooking, Sewing, Gardening, Hydroponics, Creative Writing, Basketball, Crochet, Martial Arts, Debate, Forensic Science, Law, Workout, Cheerleading, Video Games, Karaoke, Recycling, Jewerly making, Open Studio and Mural Arts, Lunch Social, Leo Club, Express Yourself, MSK and MBK, Yoga club
Programs
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Program(L32A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

S.T.E.A.M. education creates an integrated, innovative and equitable learning environment in every classroom. We use a S.T.E.A.M. approach in order to facilitate learning experiences driven by problem solving, discovery, and exploratory learning. S.T.E.A.M. allows students to connect what they learn with what they see around them and who they are, promotes student readiness for college, prepares them for a 21st century workforce, and provides opportunities for critical and design thinking.

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) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
183
214
    Grade 12 Students
42
35
    Grade 11 Students
50
43
    Grade 10 Students
54
68
    Grade 9 Students
37
68
Graduation %
91
84
College %
36
36
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Program (L32A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

35 / 61 (0.57)
17 / 14 (1.21)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 65% responded
Academic Rigor 
  70.86%
Academic Engagement 
  56.67%
Safety 
  76.56%
Bully Prevention 
  70.13%
Inclusivity 
  86.10%
Mental Support 
  69.40%
Environment 
  71.82%
Post-School Support 
  86.22%
Teacher Responses - 88% responded
Academic Rigor 
  78.33%
School Satisfaction 
  85.50%
Student Behavior 
  55.22%
Student Support 
  85.27%
School Leadership 
  69.07%
Instructional Clarity 
  72.60%
Instructional Development 
  80.76%
Post-School Support 
  93.13%
Family Responses - 12% responded
Education 
  81.40%
Teacher Support 
  79.33%
Safety 
  81.67%
School Community 
  77.56%
School Leadership 
  82.18%
Post-School Support 
  86.00%

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. %
  88.10%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  59
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  34
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  71.40%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  418
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  419
Postsecondary
2-Year College 9.30%
4-Year College 25.50%
Other Postsecondary 7.00%
Unknown 58.20%

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 74.30%
Female 25.70%
English Language Learners:
  10.90%
Students with IEPs:
  22.40%
Economic Need Index:
  71.80%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 2.20%
Black 76.00%
Hispanic 12.60%
White 8.20%
Other 1.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
White 47.10%
Other 52.90%
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