World Academy for Total Community Health High School (WATCH) (19K510)

400 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-688-7980
Hours: 8:05am - 2:20pm
Principal: Saby Malary
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Quality Snapshot:
Subway: 3 to Pennsylvania Av; L to Livonia Av
Bus: B14, B15, B20, B83
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WATCH prepares students for careers in the health field through a challenging curriculum, ultimately leading to an Advanced Regents Diploma or Nursing Assistant State Certification. As a small and tight-knit community, WATCH creates a socially supportive learning environment, ensuring student success in all aspects. Our partnerships with programs in higher education form a smooth transition into college and career programs, while our lead community partnership with Brownsville Multi Service Family Health & Wellness Center (BMS) provides students with a steppingstone into the public health career sector. All students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement courses and exams for college credits. WATCH students enter to learn, and leave to achieve wellness in their own lives, within their communities, and beyond. Our school is a FutureReadyNYC school offering the best of college and career exploration and preparation in Healthcare -one of the fastest growing and highest paid industries in our city. We’ll prepare you for work in any field, not just healthcare. Students will explore a range of careers, acquire 21st century employability skills including financial literacy, earn paid work- based learning opportunities and early college credits and credentials, engage in 1-1 advising and will graduate prepared for college and/or careers in NYCs growing healthcare industry.

Academic Highlights: Languages other than English Courses, FutureReadyNYC: Healthcare (Diagnostic Medicine), Instructional Programs that support English Language Learners, AP Courses Available, CTE program(s): Nursing Assistant, College Credit Courses

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community School, Dress Code, Extended Day, FutureReadyNYC School, Health Center, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, 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 Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, Biology (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
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
Book Club, Community Service, Cosmetology, Dance Club, Drama, Poetry Club, Student Council, Yearbook Club
CNA Certified Nursing Assistant/Pre-Nursing Program(K65A)
Health Professions, Science & Math

CTE Curriculum provides a pathway for students to transition from high school to post secondary opportunities in health careers. Students will engage in hands-on experience by providing patients with health care needs in various medical settings through clinical internship programs. Students can also take college level courses that prepare them to enroll in a Nursing program after graduating high school. These college level courses are designed to fill prerequisite requirements.

Students are randomly selected
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Health Professions

Students will take a course sequence culminating in AP Computer Science. These courses will expose students to coding, and teach them how to design and evaluate solutions and to apply computer science to solve problems through the development of algorithms and programs.

Students are randomly selected
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
World Academy for Total Community Health(K65C)
Health Professions

Students have the option of graduating with a CTE diploma in addition to a high school diploma, after completing necessary coursework.

Students are randomly selected
  • (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
Avg. Class Size
Complaints / Suspensions
<5 / 16
<5 / 17
Attendance %
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
242 (28) / 68
287 / 128
CNA Certified Nursing Assistant/Pre-Nursing Program (K65A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

25 / 55 (0.45)
3 / 13 (0.23)
Offers - Waitlist
Technology (K65B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
World Academy for Total Community Health (K65C)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 71% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 61% 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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This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly school surveys:

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 34.00%
4-Year College 18.90%
Other Postsecondary 1.90%
Unknown 45.20%

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This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 40.90%
Female 59.10%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 2.90%
Black 60.90%
Hispanic 29.00%
White 2.20%
Other 5.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 69.20%
Other 30.80%