Brooklyn Lab School (19K639)

999 Jamaica Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-235-3592
Email: ghenry3@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:05am - 02:25pm
School Website: https://brooklynlabschool.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/40694
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/19K639/HS/
Subway: J, Z to Elderts Lane-75th St
Bus: B13, Q56
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About

We believe at BLS that students achieve optimal learning outcomes when they can effectively apply their knowledge to real-life situations and challenges. When students are provided with opportunities to access learning materials and transfer their knowledge to relevant contexts, it becomes clear that genuine learning has occurred. As a learning community, we embrace the responsibility of empowering and educating our students to become active participants in the political, social, and economic spheres of the 21st century. Our nurturing environment is dedicated to cultivating compassionate young individuals who possess the intellectual curiosity necessary for success in our interconnected global economy.

Academic Highlights: Long Island University Smart Scholars Program, National Education Equity Lab to provide College-in-High School courses, Vaughn College: Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) operator and earn 11 Vaughn College credits, AP Courses Available, Co-Op Tech: Vocational Opportunities

Other Features: College Trips, Community School, Extended Day, Health Center, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Session

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 Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Human Geography, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, ELA (College Course [Uncredited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
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
Other Sports
Dance, Step, Yoga
Activities
AfterSchool Tutoring, Art, College Trips, My Brother's Keeper (MBK), My Sisters Keeper (MSK), Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, Future of Tomorrow (FOT), Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC), Lifeguard Certification, Paid Internships and AfterSchool Work Opportunities, SYEP, Peer Leaders, Restorative Circles, SAT Prep, Student Government, Weight Training, Swimming Club, Video Game Club, Anime Club, Music Club,
Programs
Engineering and Science(L46A)
Engineering

Introduction to Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, Digital Electronics, Civil Engineering, and Architecture are part of our learning from career-focused curricula and working on collaborative projects where students gain critical career knowledge through a series of work based learning activities both inside and outside the classroom. This includes internships, resume building, Mock interviews, and working with community CBOs.

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
394
354
    Grade 12 Students
99
90
    Grade 11 Students
70
94
    Grade 10 Students
98
77
    Grade 9 Students
127
93
Graduation %
98
99
College %
61
50
Engineering and Science (L46A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

109 / 83 (1.31)
26 / 19 (1.37)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 72% responded
Academic Rigor 
  73.71%
Academic Engagement 
  65.75%
Safety 
  75.44%
Bully Prevention 
  69.13%
Inclusivity 
  86.30%
Mental Support 
  74.80%
Environment 
  74.18%
Post-School Support 
  82.78%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  81.00%
School Satisfaction 
  92.67%
Student Behavior 
  72.67%
Student Support 
  90.67%
School Leadership 
  95.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  92.60%
Instructional Development 
  90.12%
Post-School Support 
  98.63%
Family Responses - 26% responded
Education 
  92.25%
Teacher Support 
  86.50%
Safety 
  90.33%
School Community 
  82.78%
School Leadership 
  92.64%
Post-School Support 
  87.50%

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. %
  99.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  56
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  45
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  52.60%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  407
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  418
Postsecondary
2-Year College 21.10%
4-Year College 41.00%
Unknown 37.90%

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 62.70%
Female 37.30%
English Language Learners:
  21.10%
Students with IEPs:
  20.60%
Economic Need Index:
  87.70%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 10.70%
Black 24.90%
Hispanic 57.60%
White 2.80%
Other 4.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 37.00%
Hispanic 25.90%
White 29.60%
Other 7.50%
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