Brooklyn High School of the Arts

Claimed
4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
28
Grades
9-12
Students
850
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
8%
State avg: 31%
English
55%
State avg: 66%
Algebra II
0%
State avg: 34%
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6/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
80%
State avg: 79%
AP course participation
15%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
21%
State avg: 67%
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
71%
Hispanic
22%
Two or more races
3%
White
2%
Asian
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
398 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
82%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood
345 Dean Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Last modified: June 6, 2017
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