Brooklyn Democracy Academy (23K643)

985 Rockaway Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11212, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-342-6590
Email: 23K643@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: -
School Website: https://brooklyndemocracyacademy.com
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48330
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/23K643/HS/
Subway: 3 to Rockaway Av; L to New Lots Av
Bus: B15, B35, B60, B8
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About

Brooklyn Democracy Academy (BDA) is a transfer high school that is committed to providing an interesting, challenging educational program that helps students overcome obstacles and attain their goals. We help our students earn a high school diploma, explore their interests and build important life skills, by providing individualized instructions and collaborative family engagement. In addition to preparing our students academically, we provide postsecondary job placement opportunities and/or employment.

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • Transfer School, which serve students aged 16 to 21 who have fallen behind in credits or left school for an extended period of time
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Statistics, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball
Other Sports
Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, and Club Soccer Team
Programs
Brooklyn Democracy Academy(L79A)

Method:
Requirement:
Transfer high schools are designed to serve students who, based on their grade or age, are off-track to accumulate enough academic credits to meet high school graduation requirements. Only applicants ranked by the school will receive an offer.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents - please see eligibility
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
161
142
    Grade 12 Students
38
22
    Grade 11 Students
50
40
    Grade 10 Students
51
38
    Grade 9 Students
22
42
Graduation %
College %
Brooklyn Democracy Academy (L79A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

1 / 24 (0.04)
1 / 6 (0.17)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 82% responded
Academic Rigor 
  76.43%
Academic Engagement 
  70.50%
Safety 
  85.67%
Bully Prevention 
  82.88%
Inclusivity 
  90.50%
Mental Support 
  82.30%
Environment 
  83.18%
Post-School Support 
  84.67%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  90.67%
School Satisfaction 
  94.33%
Student Behavior 
  58.25%
Student Support 
  97.00%
School Leadership 
  98.60%
Instructional Clarity 
  98.60%
Instructional Development 
  95.59%
Post-School Support 
  100.00%
Family Responses - 19% responded
Education 
  94.50%
Teacher Support 
  93.00%
Safety 
  100.00%
School Community 
  89.22%
School Leadership 
  96.36%
Post-School Support 
  96.00%

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 (-1-)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  0.00%
College Aptitude
Postsecondary
Unknown 100.00%

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 (-1-)
Student Population:
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Other 100.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Other 100.00%
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