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

400 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-688-7980
Email: ejeandejoie@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:05am - 2:20pm
School Website: https://www.watchnyc.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48231
Admissions Information: http://www.watchnyc.org/enrollment
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/19K510/HS/
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
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
Activities
Book Club, Community Service, Cosmetology, Dance Club, Drama, Poetry Club, Student Council, Yearbook Club
Programs
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.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are randomly selected
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Technology(K65B)
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.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are randomly selected
Priority:
  • (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.

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
138
148
    Grade 12 Students
47
48
    Grade 11 Students
28
47
    Grade 10 Students
33
31
    Grade 9 Students
30
22
Graduation %
83
70
College %
27
47
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 
  73.14%
Academic Engagement 
  63.83%
Safety 
  78.89%
Bully Prevention 
  68.00%
Inclusivity 
  88.40%
Mental Support 
  74.20%
Environment 
  72.18%
Post-School Support 
  84.44%
Teacher Responses - 71% responded
Academic Rigor 
  75.33%
School Satisfaction 
  76.33%
Student Behavior 
  54.44%
Student Support 
  82.27%
School Leadership 
  79.53%
Instructional Clarity 
  69.60%
Instructional Development 
  75.35%
Post-School Support 
  89.00%
Family Responses - 61% responded
Education 
  89.38%
Teacher Support 
  84.33%
Safety 
  94.33%
School Community 
  86.33%
School Leadership 
  93.73%
Post-School Support 
  92.00%

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. %
  79.60%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  29
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  25
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  34.00%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  379
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  372
Postsecondary
2-Year College 34.00%
4-Year College 18.90%
Other Postsecondary 1.90%
Unknown 45.20%

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 40.90%
Female 59.10%
English Language Learners:
  12.30%
Students with IEPs:
  27.50%
Economic Need Index:
  88.50%
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%
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