Multicultural High School (19K583)

999 Jamaica Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-827-2796
Email: rtlatelpa2@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:20am - 3:00pm
Principal: Peter Ng A Fook
School Website: https://mhsbk.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/43291
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/19K583/HS/
Subway: J, Z to Elderts Lane-75th St
Bus: B13, Q56
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About

Our school is dedicated to helping English Language Learners (ELLs) develop their English proficiency. We believe that mastery of the English language is essential for college and work. Students are offered additional training in English as a New Language, technology, and other subjects during our extended-day program and on Saturdays. Classes are designed to prepare students to meet graduation requirements and the challenges of college and career. Supportive teachers will assist students as they meet their academic potential and become well-rounded, productive members of society. Newcomers are welcome.

Academic Highlights: We offer both: a Transitional Bilingual Program and a Dual Language Program. To help our students adjust in a new country, we provide all of our new students with a Peer Group Mentor., We provide internship opportunities in various fields., We offer small class sizes that integrate academic content with English Language Development., CUNY College Now and AP Courses (AP English Language, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Environmental Science, and AP Human Geography).

Other Features: Community School, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education)

English Language Learner Programs: Dual Language: Spanish, Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school
  • School for New Arrivals, which serve students who are new to the country

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Uncredited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
ELL Programs
Dual Language: Spanish, Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
NYS Seal of Biliteracy
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Golf
Programs
Multicultural High School(L40A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Method:
Requirement:
Students are ranked by the school based on English proficiency and/or home language. Offers are made in priority group and rank order. See program details for more information
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open only to New York City residents whose home language is Spanish
Dual Language Spanish(L40B)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Dual Language programs are designed to integrate English Language Learners with English-proficient students to receive content instruction in English and a target language.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are ranked by the school based on English proficiency and/or home language. Offers are made in priority group and rank order. See program details for more information
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
349
351
    Grade 12 Students
73
61
    Grade 11 Students
82
100
    Grade 10 Students
102
82
    Grade 9 Students
92
108
Avg. Class Size
29.7
Complaints / Suspensions
<5 / 19
<5 / 31
Attendance %
90%
90%
Graduation %
92%
88%
College %
42%
43%
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
241 (47) / 111
26
249 / 111
35
Dual Language Spanish (L40B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

37 / 24 (1.54)
2 / 6 (0.33)
Offers - Waitlist
Multicultural High School (L40A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

18 / 66 (0.27)
1 / 15 (0.07)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 93% responded
Academic Rigor 
  72.57%
Academic Engagement 
  67.08%
Safety 
  72.44%
Bully Prevention 
  63.75%
Inclusivity 
  85.70%
Mental Support 
  73.50%
Environment 
  72.91%
Post-School Support 
  85.44%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  81.67%
School Satisfaction 
  75.67%
Student Behavior 
  60.56%
Student Support 
  87.47%
School Leadership 
  67.67%
Instructional Clarity 
  75.00%
Instructional Development 
  79.24%
Post-School Support 
  96.38%
Family Responses - 50% responded
Education 
  90.20%
Teacher Support 
  88.33%
Safety 
  91.00%
School Community 
  85.78%
School Leadership 
  93.09%
Post-School Support 
  92.00%

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly school surveys: https://infohub.nyced.org/reports/students-and-schools/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  91.50%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  42
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  41
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  81.60%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  381
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  392
Postsecondary
2-Year College 25.30%
4-Year College 14.90%
Unknown 59.80%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports: https://infohub.nyced.org/reports/students-and-schools/school-quality/school-quality-reports-and-resources

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 60.70%
Female 39.30%
English Language Learners:
  95.10%
Students with IEPs:
  2.30%
Economic Need Index: 
  0.00%
Student Ethnicity:
Black 0.60%
Hispanic 94.80%
Other 4.60%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 26.10%
Hispanic 47.80%
Other 26.10%
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