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Brooklyn Bridge Academy

Grades: 9-12
6565 Flatlands Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11236
Phone: 718-968-1689

Our Insights

What’s Special

A fast track to graduation for older students

The Downside

Attendance is a constant challenge

Brooklyn Bridge Academy, housed in the South Shore Educational Campus, offers a fresh start for older students who are at risk of dropping out.

The school operates on a trimester schedule, which allows students to accumulate credits faster than they would on a traditional schedule of two semesters a year. While a student in a regular high school accumulates 11 credits a year, students at Brooklyn Bridge may accumulate more than twice that many.

The school, affiliated with New Visions for Public Schools and the non-profit community organization CAMBA, offers a supportive environment, career counseling and paid internships. Students say they feel safe. However, attendance is a constant challenge, as it is for most transfer schools.

Admissions: Students must be at least 16 years of age. They must have attended another high school for at least one year and have a minimum 6th grade reading level. Call the school to schedule an interview.  (Clara Hemphill, web reports, August 2018)

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
67%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
86%
86% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
32%
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
53%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
60%
80% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
0%
2% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
87%
76% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
9.0

How do students perform academically?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Transfer school graduation rate
54%
52% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
10%
48% Citywide Average
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
3%
41% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
168
Asian
4%
Black
86%
Hispanic
8%
White
2%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
80%
Students with disabilities
31%
English language learners
10%

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
65%
66% Citywide Average


For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Contact & Location

Location

Canarsie (District 18)
Buses: B103, B47, B6, B82

Contact

Principal
Max Jean Paul

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the South Shore Educational Campus with five other schools
Metal detectors?
Yes

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