Transit Tech Career and Technical Education High School (19K615)

1 Wells Street, Brooklyn, NY 11208, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-647-5204
Email: jones@transittechhs.org
Hours: 8:10am - 3:00pm
School Website: https://transittechhs.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/45892
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/19K615/HS/
Subway: A, C to Euclid Av; J, Z to Norwood Av
Bus: B13, B14, Q24, Q7, Q8
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About

800 students

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): A+ Computer Repair, Transit Electrical Construction and Maintenance

Other Features: Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Extended Day Program, Health Center, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science)
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket
Programs
Computer Forensic Science and Technology(K69B)
Computer Science & Technology

Prepares students for careers in computer forensics and law enforcement. The course focuses on concepts of computers and transitions into security awareness, hacking, and mobile device and advanced computer forensics. Certificates/Industry exams-IC3, IT Fundamentals, and Cyber-Security.

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
Transit Industrial Electronics(K69K)
Engineering

Prepares students for careers in the electronics field. Students will develop knowledge of computer circuitry, micro-technology, analog and digital electronics, basic electronics, and circuit boards. Students learn about electricity basics, voltage, and current. Students are eligible for direct employment with MTA agencies including NYC Transit. Certificates/Industry Exams: Electronics Technician Association (ETA).

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Transit Industrial Electrician(K69L)
Engineering, Project-Based Learning

Prepares students for competitive, high-paying careers in residential and commercial electrical wiring systems that can be obtained right after high school. Students are provided with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to install and repair these systems. Students obtain the following valuable certificates: OSHA 10hr and SkillsUSA Construction Wiring. Students achieve employment with the NYC Transit Authority and unionized fields of employment within the electrical industry.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Transit Technician Technology(K69M)
Engineering

Prepares students for careers in electrical and automotive systems related to transportation, as well as industrial and commercial wiring systems. Students are trained in a state-of-the-art lab, utilizing tools and equipment aligned with the MTA's training facilities. Students work with authentic subway cars and NYC buses. Students graduate qualified for direct employment with the NYC Transit Authority. Students obtain valuable certificates, including OSHA 10hr and SkillsUSA Construction Wiring.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Computer Networking(K69N)
Computer Science & Technology, Engineering

Prepares students for careers in computer information systems. Students will learn computer and digital literacy which includes skills such as hardware, software, Microsoft Office, internet connectivity, and network setup. Students are also exposed to principles of cyber-security. At the completion of the program, students obtain multiple industry-recognized certifications, including A+ Computer Repair and Cisco CCNA through the world-renowned Cisco Networking Academy.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Computer Engineering(K69P)
Computer Science & Technology

Prepares students for careers in computer engineering. Students are trained on the basic concepts and functions of computers from an engineering perspective. Students acquire knowledge of motherboards, hard drives, RAM, CPU, GPU, computer peripherals, and various operating systems. Additionally, students are trained in security, preventative maintenance. Certificates/Industry exams: IC3, IT Fundamentals, and A+ Computer Repair.

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
Information Technology(K69R)
Computer Science & Technology

Prepares students for careers in computer information systems. Students will learn digital literacy, which includes basic computer skills such as hardware and software, Microsoft Office, internet connectivity, and network setup and obtain an entry level IT help-desk position at the completion of the course. At the completion of the program students are offered multiple industry-recognized certifications. Certificates/Industry Exams: IC3, IT Fundamentals, and A+ Computer Repair.

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
797
814
    Grade 12 Students
127
119
    Grade 11 Students
197
156
    Grade 10 Students
245
273
    Grade 9 Students
228
266
Graduation %
89
86
College %
32
69
Computer Engineering (K69P)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

52 / 69 (0.75)
24 / 16 (1.50)
Offers - Waitlist
Computer Forensic Science and Technology (K69B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

34 / 37 (0.92)
8 / 8 (1.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Computer Networking (K69N)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

15 / 20 (0.75)
9 / 5 (1.80)
Offers - Waitlist
Information Technology (K69R)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

10 / 20 (0.50)
5 / 5 (1.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Transit Industrial Electrician (K69L)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

22 / 33 (0.67)
14 / 7 (2.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Transit Industrial Electronics (K69K)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

10 / 29 (0.34)
6 / 6 (1.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Transit Technician Technology (K69M)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

20 / 49 (0.41)
18 / 11 (1.64)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 54% responded
Academic Rigor 
  68.86%
Academic Engagement 
  58.92%
Safety 
  61.44%
Bully Prevention 
  53.75%
Inclusivity 
  80.60%
Mental Support 
  65.90%
Environment 
  64.55%
Post-School Support 
  80.00%
Teacher Responses - 69% responded
Academic Rigor 
  80.67%
School Satisfaction 
  86.00%
Student Behavior 
  62.78%
Student Support 
  86.67%
School Leadership 
  87.47%
Instructional Clarity 
  84.00%
Instructional Development 
  83.88%
Post-School Support 
  96.25%
Family Responses - 15% responded
Education 
  91.63%
Teacher Support 
  85.50%
Safety 
  90.00%
School Community 
  84.11%
School Leadership 
  92.27%
Post-School Support 
  90.00%

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. %
  86.70%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  53
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  38
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  89.90%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  384
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  407
Postsecondary
2-Year College 24.80%
4-Year College 23.30%
Other Postsecondary 0.70%
Public Service 2.90%
Vocational Program 2.90%
Unknown 45.40%

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 84.80%
Female 15.20%
English Language Learners:
  6.00%
Students with IEPs:
  30.40%
Economic Need Index:
  78.10%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 9.90%
Black 50.70%
Hispanic 26.60%
White 1.50%
Other 11.30%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 10.10%
Black 50.60%
Hispanic 19.00%
White 15.20%
Other 5.10%
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