Midwood High School (22K405)

2839 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-724-8500
Email: cardito2@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:55am - 3:30pm
Principal: Robert Quinlan
School Website: https://www.midwoodhighschool.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/45863
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/22K405/HS/
Subway: 2, 5 to Flatbush Av-Brooklyn College
Bus: B103, B11, B41, B44, B44-SBS, B49, B6, B8, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, Q35
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About

Midwood High School celebrates a long tradition of academic excellence. Our school has been nationally ranked as one of the best schools in New York City by the New York Post, Newsweek and The Washington Post. Our school consists of three institutes. Placement in our Medical Science and Humanities Institutes is highly competitive and dependent upon strong academic performance. Our school currently offers 21 different Advanced Placement courses. The Liberal Arts & Science Institute serves students who reside in the geographical catchment area. These students are selected for one of three programs: LASI Honors Academy, College and Careers, or College Support. These programs provide students with rigorous college and career-based instruction.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Media Production, Pre-Engineering

Other Features: Career and Technical Education (CTE), Diversity in Admissions, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch for 70% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Macroeconomics, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Science, NYS Seal of Biliteracy
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Golf
Programs
Liberal Arts and Science Institute(K26H)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Students in the LASI Honors Academy track take course work leading to an Advanced Regents diploma. Students in the College and Careers track are able to enroll in one of our CTE programs (Pre-Engineering, Law, and Media Arts). Our college support track provides the academic support for students so that they are CUNY college-ready by the time they graduate from high school.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are randomly selected
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
DIA Admissions:
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 70% of seats.
  • For the remaining 30% of seats, all students will be considered.
Humanities Institute(K26J)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Creative Writing, African-American Literature, American Classics, America in Vietnam, Journalism, Social Science Research, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminology, Civil Law, Law Internship, AP Psychology, AP Human Geography, Sociology, AP Capstone Seminar and Research, French, Spanish, Urban History, History of Sports in America, Mock Trial, Scientific Non-Fiction.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
DIA Admissions:
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 70% of seats.
  • For the remaining 30% of seats, all students will be considered.
Medical Science Institute(K26K)
Science & Math

Biology (gifted and AP), Chemistry (gifted and AP), Physics (AP Physics 1, 2, and AP Physics with Calculus), Calculus Track (Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus AB, and BC Calculus), Statistics, Medical Issues, Environmental Sciences (AP Environmental Science), AP Capstone Seminar and Research, Science Research Program, AP Computer Science, New York State approved CTE program (Robotics and Mechatronics), Python programming.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
DIA Admissions:
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 70% of seats.
  • For the remaining 30% of seats, all students will be considered.
Bilingual Haitian Creole Institute(K26L)
Science & Math

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Calculus, Statistics, Medical Issues, Environmental Sciences, Intel Research; Ninth grade core subjects taught in bilingual Haitian Creole; Students then transition into our English as a New Language program.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open only to students whose home language is Haitian Creole
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
4,062
4,039
    Grade 12 Students
852
937
    Grade 11 Students
937
895
    Grade 10 Students
1111
1100
    Grade 9 Students
1162
1107
Avg. Class Size
26.9
Complaints / Suspensions
22 / 61
14 / 70
Graduation %
95%
96%
College %
82%
84%
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
10400 (5459) / 910
1352
10445 / 1060
1529
Bilingual Haitian Creole Institute (K26L)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

28 / 8 (3.50)
8 / 2 (4.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Humanities Institute (K26J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

2,361 / 204 (11.57)
142
62
171 / 46 (3.72)
Offers - Waitlist
Liberal Arts and Science Institute (K26H)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

2,914 / 204 (14.28)
142
62
240 / 46 (5.22)
Offers - Waitlist
Medical Science Institute (K26K)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

3,146 / 326 (9.65)
228
98
149 / 74 (2.01)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 66% responded
Academic Rigor 
  76.43%
Academic Engagement 
  57.67%
Safety 
  77.67%
Bully Prevention 
  71.38%
Inclusivity 
  86.90%
Mental Support 
  66.00%
Environment 
  68.00%
Post-School Support 
  75.11%
Teacher Responses - 57% responded
Academic Rigor 
  77.00%
School Satisfaction 
  87.33%
Student Behavior 
  69.22%
Student Support 
  77.33%
School Leadership 
  85.87%
Instructional Clarity 
  73.20%
Instructional Development 
  74.06%
Post-School Support 
  90.38%
Family Responses - 21% responded
Education 
  90.13%
Teacher Support 
  77.00%
Safety 
  91.67%
School Community 
  86.22%
School Leadership 
  93.36%
Post-School Support 
  91.00%

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. %
  94.20%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  72
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  75
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  81.20%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  563
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  551
Postsecondary
2-Year College 12.90%
4-Year College 68.70%
Unknown 18.40%

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 45.00%
Female 54.90%
Other 0.10%
English Language Learners:
  4.00%
Students with IEPs:
  15.60%
Economic Need Index: 
  65.30%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 39.50%
Black 22.40%
Hispanic 13.10%
White 21.60%
Other 3.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 8.80%
Black 16.30%
Hispanic 9.70%
White 60.40%
Other 4.80%
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