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Academy of Innovative Technology

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 535 students

 

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Posted August 7, 2013

Academy of innovative technology this is the best school if you love technology and it has many subject in technology like web design, game design, computer repair and flash which allows you to build applications that you use on your phone.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 18, 2012

Great staff and administrators, who work diligently with their students to ensure they are college and career ready for our global society. Curriculum is outstanding, courses are academically rigorous and staff continues to support students in their daily academic attainments.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 30, 2011

The school has teachers that are outstanding, the students tend to hide their smartness but overall the principal and staff members do their best to make sure that their students have a future.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 16, 2011

The school has great teachers, but the students aren't the one you would like your kids to be with.
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
12%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
n/a
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
17%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
64%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
18%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

156 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
49%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

170 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
43%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

167 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
65%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
47%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

All Students26%
Female31%
Male24%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population26%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant26%

Chemistry

All Students41%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population41%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant41%

Earth Science

All Students36%
Female32%
Male37%
African American40%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities24%
General population39%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English38%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant36%

English

All Students56%
Female60%
Male55%
African American45%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities23%
General population62%
English language learners32%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%

Geometry

All Students38%
Female22%
Male41%
African American35%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities0%
General population45%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant38%

Global History and Geography

All Students51%
Female50%
Male51%
African American45%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities38%
General population54%
English language learners47%
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%

Integrated Algebra

All Students51%
Female43%
Male54%
African American44%
Asian/Pacific Islander74%
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities40%
General population53%
English language learners42%
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%

Living Environment

All Students48%
Female43%
Male48%
African American41%
Asian/Pacific Islander64%
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities16%
General population58%
English language learners21%
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

U.S. History and Government

All Students57%
Female46%
Male62%
African American60%
Asian/Pacific Islander64%
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities41%
General population59%
English language learners54%
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

This school was not given a Progress Report Grade by the NYC Department of Education for the 2009-2010 school year.

About the tests


Progress Report Grades measure the school's contribution to student learning in three areas: School Environment, Student Performance and Student Progress. Schools can receive additional credit for achieving exemplary performance progress among high-needs students. Progress Report Grades range from A to F.

Source: New York City Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 1 46% 19%
Hispanic 1 44% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 6% 9%
White 2 3% 48%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 1% 1%
Two or more races 2 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 111%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 259%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 35%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 29%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Technology

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Advanced placement courses
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The NYC Department of Education asked parents, teachers and students about their school's learning environment. Results provide insight into school climate, such as whether the school is academically rigorous, safe, communicative and collaborative. Learn more

The information captured by the survey is designed to support a dialogue among all members of the school community about how to make the school a better place to learn. An overall category score is calculated for each respondent group (parents, teachers, or students) by averaging the scores of the questions within that survey category.

Category scores for each of the respondent groups are then combined to form overall category scores. Alongside the results for each school are the aggregated results across all NYC public schools, which are provided as a basis for comparisons.

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Based on 397 responses

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A safe and respectful environmentWhat's this?

This score measures whether parents, students and teachers feel that the school creates a physically and emotionally secure environment in which everyone can focus on student learning.

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This school
7.6
out of 10
 
City average
8.0
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.6
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Students

This school

 
6.9
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.4
 

City average

 
8.0
 
Clear, useful communication about educational goalsWhat's this?

This score measures whether parents, students and teachers feel that the school provides information about the school's educational goals and offers appropriate feedback on each student's learning outcome.

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This school
8.0
out of 10
 
City average
8.1
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.7
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Students

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
7.8
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
7.8
 
Strong parent, teacher and student engagementWhat's this?

This score measures how engaged parents, students and teachers feel they are in an active and vibrant partnership to promote student learning.

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This school
7.8
out of 10
 
City average
7.8
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.3
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Students

This school

 
7.3
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
7.8
 
High academic expectations for all studentsWhat's this?

This score measures how well parents, students and teachers feel that the school develops rigorous and meaningful academic goals that encourage students to do their best.

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This school
8.2
out of 10
 
City average
8.2
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.7
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Students

This school

 
7.9
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.1
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents6417%
Students29878%
Teachers3588%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

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School basics

School start time
  • 7:45 am
School end time
  • 2:30 pm
School Leader's name
  • MS. CYNTHIA FOWLKES

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Advanced placement courses
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Technology
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Busses - B13, Q56. Subways - J, Z to 75th St-Eldert Ln
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Swimming
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
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999 Jamaica Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Phone: (718) 827-2469

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