Performing Arts and Technology High School (19K507)

400 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-688-7900
Email: gharewood@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:05am - 02:20pm
Principal: Franklin Encarnacion
School Website: https://www.pathsnyc.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/47815
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/19K507/HS/
Subway: 3 to Pennsylvania Av; L to Livonia Av
Bus: B14, B15, B20, B83
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About

Students are provided with a comprehensive education that includes performing arts, technology, and a choice of seven Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Our school develops the talents of students through dance, drama, and instrumental and vocal music. We offer career connections in graphic design, stage, lights, and IT internships . We build partnerships with the professional performing arts community, institutions of higher learning, and other organizations to provide opportunities for internships or college-level study: Brooklyn College, Kingsborough Community College, Medgar Ever College, Syracuse University, SAGA Innovations, the Step Up program, and the Leadership Organization. Our clubs and teams develop leadership capacity in all members of our school community.

Other Features: College Trips, Community School, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, Health Center, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Summer Bridge, Summer Orientation, Uniform, Weekend Programs

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish

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 Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Arts (Advanced Placement), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Swimming, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Stunt
Other Sports
Step Team - Fire Flame Steppers
Activities
Band, Book Club, Chorus, Community Service, Culture Club, Dance and Music Productions, Dance Team, Drama, Film/Video Production, Journalism, Marching Band, Peer Mediation Team, Photography, Robotics, Step Team, Student Council, Student Executive Leadership Team, Theater Company, Yearbook, Music Studio Production
Programs
Dance(K61D)
Performing Arts

Four years of technique classes in ballet, modern, jazz, and tap. Two years of advanced studio classes in choreography and composition.

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
Music(K61M)
Performing Arts

A four-year intensive program which will develop students' technique, creativity, and expression while learning music theory, notation, and performance. Students will select a major in either vocal or instrumental music. Students can participate in chorus.

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
Technology(K61R)
Computer Science & Technology

A two-year intensive program that includes graphic design, web design, and CISCO Certification Training.

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
Drama / Theater Arts(K61T)
Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design

A four-year intensive program that includes a combination of acting, voice, diction, and script analysis.

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
325
321
    Grade 12 Students
46
48
    Grade 11 Students
72
71
    Grade 10 Students
105
82
    Grade 9 Students
102
120
Avg. Class Size
13.2
Complaints / Suspensions
<5 / 0
0 / 0
Graduation %
96%
87%
College %
67%
43%
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
1026 (152) / 125
132
1038 / 125
141
Dance (K61D)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

47 / 20 (2.35)
16 / 5 (3.20)
Offers - Waitlist
Drama / Theater Arts (K61T)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

27 / 41 (0.66)
9 / 9 (1.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Music (K61M)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

16 / 20 (0.80)
10 / 5 (2.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Technology (K61R)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

20 / 20 (1.00)
16 / 5 (3.20)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 92% responded
Academic Rigor 
  80.71%
Academic Engagement 
  71.00%
Safety 
  77.00%
Bully Prevention 
  72.13%
Inclusivity 
  92.00%
Mental Support 
  78.70%
Environment 
  76.27%
Post-School Support 
  88.78%
Teacher Responses - 72% responded
Academic Rigor 
  90.00%
School Satisfaction 
  92.67%
Student Behavior 
  72.00%
Student Support 
  92.20%
School Leadership 
  96.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  94.00%
Instructional Development 
  91.76%
Post-School Support 
  98.63%
Family Responses - 17% responded
Education 
  87.63%
Teacher Support 
  88.00%
Safety 
  98.00%
School Community 
  85.56%
School Leadership 
  93.82%
Post-School Support 
  97.00%

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. %
  100.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  58
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  46
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  67.90%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  401
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  410
Postsecondary
2-Year College 15.10%
4-Year College 20.60%
Other Postsecondary 1.40%
Unknown 62.90%

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 39.40%
Female 60.60%
English Language Learners:
  11.40%
Students with IEPs:
  24.00%
Economic Need Index: 
  84.80%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 0.60%
Black 60.60%
Hispanic 32.60%
White 0.90%
Other 5.30%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 39.30%
Hispanic 17.90%
White 25.00%
Other 17.80%
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