School for Classics High School (19K683)

370 Fountain Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-277-1069
Hours: 08:00am - 02:20pm
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Subway: A, C to Euclid Av
Bus: B13, B14, B15, B20, BM5, Q7, Q8
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Our educational premise is that all students deserve instruction that is challenging, yet engaging, rigorous, yet motivational. At our school, we offer three exciting majors for students to choose from: Theater, Mixed Media, and STEAM. Our diverse curriculum ensures that every student finds their true calling. In our Theater major, students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of performing arts. They will not only build and design captivating sets but also create compelling scripts and showcase their talents through exhilarating performances. For those with a flair for creativity and a love for various artistic mediums, our Mixed Media major is the the perfect choice. Here, students will explore a fusion of art forms, including painting, sculpture, digital design, and more. They will have the freedom to express themselves and bring their imaginative visions to life. Are you a budding innovator with a fascination for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics? Our STEAM major is designed to nurture your curiosity and develop your skills in these interdisciplinary fields. Through hands-on projects, collaborative problem-solving, and cutting-edge technology, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the STEAM subjects. No matter which major you choose, our dedicated faculty and state-of-the-art facilities will provide you with the guidance and resources you need to excel. Join us and embark on an educational journey where you can unleash your creativity, explore your passions, and shape a future that aligns with your dreams. Choose School for Classics and seize the opportunity to pursue your passion at our school.

Academic Highlights: College Now partnership with Medgar Evers, College Math Courses through Wharton College, College Courses through Outlier, Forensic Science, Black History Courses

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community Service Expected, 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 Orientation, 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 English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States Government and Politics, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Uncredited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Boys PSAL Sports
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling
Basketball Clinic, Volleyball Clinic, Music Club, Pottery Club, MBSK, Fashion & Travel Club, Green Team, Anime Club, Gaming Club , ESports, Student Government, Dancing Divas, National Honor Society
Theater Skills(L53A)
Performing Arts

We have developed an interesting sequence of theater courses that involve portraying complex characters, scene work, monologues, improvisation, and stage craft. Students begin their high school career with introductory theater classes which progress to the writing, production, and performing of plays and shows.

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.
  • (Group 1) Open 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
Graduation %
College %
Theater Skills (L53A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

52 / 88 (0.59)
21 / 20 (1.05)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 42% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 79% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 12% 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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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 10.40%
4-Year College 22.40%
Unknown 67.20%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 47.10%
Female 52.90%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 13.20%
Black 34.90%
Hispanic 37.50%
White 5.90%
Other 8.50%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 27.30%
White 27.30%
Other 45.40%