Kingsborough Early College School (21K468)

2630 Benson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11214, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-333-7850
Email: mgenco2@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:20am - 02:39pm
School Website: https://KECSS.info
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/38969
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/21K468/HS/
Subway: D to Bay 50th St; N to 86th St
Bus: B1, B3, B4, B6, B64, B82, B82-SBS, X28, X38
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About

At Kingsborough Early College School (KECS), all students have the opportunity to earn a tuition-free associate degree from Kingsborough Community College (KCC) during their time in secondary school. We offer instructional support, small class sizes, and access to the KCC campus as early as sixth grade. To promote higher-order thinking, students learn through inquiry, enrichment, and a challenging academic program. Our focus on youth development fosters confidence and self-advocacy resulting in students becoming successful adults prepared to continue their studies.

Other Features: Diversity in Admissions, Early College, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat

School Features:

  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school
  • Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch for 76% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Computer Science Principles, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Biology (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Global History (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), US History (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages), World Languages (College Course [Credited])
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket
Programs
Kingsborough Early College(L55A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

At Kingsborough Early College Secondary School, all students have the opportunity to earn a tuition-free associates degree from Kingsborough Community College (KCC) during their time in secondary school. We offer instructional support, small class sizes, and access to the KCC campus as early as sixth grade. We promote higher-order thinking, inquiry based learning, and a challenging academic program. For more information about how to complete this program's application requirements, please visit https://sites.google.com/site/kecsshome/admissions

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on a school-based assessment, and in some cases also their course grades.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
DIA Admissions:
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 76% of seats.
  • For the remaining 24% of seats, all students will be considered.
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
423
425
    Grade 12 Students
105
109
    Grade 11 Students
96
104
    Grade 10 Students
105
103
    Grade 9 Students
117
109
Graduation %
97
100
College %
86
76
Kingsborough Early College (L55A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

375 / 90 (4.17)
68
22
33 / 20 (1.65)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
  74.43%
Academic Engagement 
  61.83%
Safety 
  75.78%
Bully Prevention 
  59.63%
Inclusivity 
  86.80%
Mental Support 
  69.00%
Environment 
  66.27%
Post-School Support 
  80.82%
Teacher Responses - 76% responded
Academic Rigor 
  92.33%
School Satisfaction 
  96.50%
Student Behavior 
  80.33%
Student Support 
  96.07%
School Leadership 
  98.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  96.40%
Instructional Development 
  94.35%
Post-School Support 
  92.73%
Family Responses - 14% responded
Education 
  88.38%
Teacher Support 
  84.33%
Safety 
  88.67%
School Community 
  84.56%
School Leadership 
  92.00%
Post-School Support 
  92.50%

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. %
  98.10%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  66
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  64
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  99.10%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  471
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  499
Postsecondary
2-Year College 15.90%
4-Year College 63.50%
Other Postsecondary 2.80%
Unknown 17.80%

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 47.50%
Female 52.50%
English Language Learners:
  2.60%
Students with IEPs:
  17.70%
Economic Need Index:
  71.20%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 7.30%
Black 22.90%
Hispanic 36.90%
White 27.90%
Other 5.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 10.90%
White 73.90%
Other 15.20%
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