High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology (20K485)

350 67 Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-759-3400
Email: byarshevitz@hstat.org
Hours: 8:00am - 2:30pm
Principal: Xhenete Shepard
School Website: https://www.hstat.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/41075
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/20K485/HS/
Subway: N to 59th St; R to Bay Ridge Av
Bus: B37, B4, B63, B64, B9, SIM1, SIM10, SIM11, SIM15, SIM1C, SIM2, SIM3, SIM31, SIM32, SIM33, SIM33C, SIM34, SIM35, SIM3C, SIM4, SIM4C, SIM4X, SIM5, SIM6, SIM7, SIM9, X27, X28, X37, X38
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HSTAT innovates by focusing on advancing both our academic program and our student experience. Our small, ethnically diverse student body and our outstanding faculty work to maximize each student's individual strengths while emphasizing the responsibility we have to the community. Through a rich array of programs, teams, and clubs, we offer students the opportunity to find their niche and to develop into leaders who are prepared to find solutions to global challenges. We are very proud that our graduates are successful in the finest universities and that they go on to make the world a better place. In addition to our challenging educational program, we are an exceptionally friendly school that never stands still- NYC's best kept secret.

Academic Highlights: Special Programs: Computer Software Engineering Program with courses ranging from introductory to AP, Rooftop Greenhouse, Theater and Performance, Nest Program for students with autism, Frequent Field Trips in and out of the city to colleges and universities, to museums and historical sights, to the offices of industry partners, Academic advisors and guidance counselors that follow students and families for all 4 years to ensure academic, social and emotional support., Strong and supportive College Advisors, Summer Bridge Program and Senior Mentors to ensure a smooth transition from middle school to high school

Other Features: College Trips, Community Service Expected, Internships Available, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, 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 Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Guitar, GSA, Photography, Gardening, LINK, Muslim Student Association, Coders, Badminton, Video Game, Weight Training, Asian Cultural, Theater, Board Game, Dance, Table Tennis, Art, Video Game, WISH, Blueprint. Chess , Anime, Black Student Union , RolePlaying, Audio Visual, Red Cross, Student Government, Culinary, Creative Writing, Meditation, Student Equity Committee Council
Telecommunication Arts and Technology(K59A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

A college preparatory institution offering a wide range of challenging academic courses. Computers are used as a tool to enhance the academic lives of our students.

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) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
75K371 D75 Inclusion Program at High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology(K59U)

High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology ASD Nest Program(K59Y)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Avg. Class Size
Complaints / Suspensions
48 / 23
7 / 0
Attendance %
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
3,255 (1,336) / 310
3,462 / 312
High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology ASD Nest Program (K59Y)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
75K371 D75 Inclusion Program at High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology (K59U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Telecommunication Arts and Technology (K59A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

1,111 / 243 (4.57)
265 / 55 (4.82)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 60% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 87% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 20% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

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. %
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 16.40%
4-Year College 63.00%
Unknown 20.60%

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 60.40%
Female 39.60%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 27.30%
Black 4.20%
Hispanic 47.10%
White 18.20%
Other 3.20%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 12.40%
Black 7.20%
Hispanic 20.60%
White 55.70%
Other 4.10%