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Performing Arts and Technology High School

Grades: 9-12
400 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11207
Phone: 718-688-7900

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Performing Arts and Technology High School is a high school in East New York serving grades 9 through 12. This school accepts applicants for 9th and 10th grade. This school shares the Thomas Jefferson Educational Campus with three other schools. This school has Ed. Opt. or Open admissions, meaning students of all academic performance levels will be considered. For more information check out 'Programs & Admissions'.

The principal has been leading this school since 2012.

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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?
83%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
84%
86% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
48%
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
68%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
58%
80% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
4%
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?
74%
76% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
6.1

How do students perform academically?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students graduate in 4 years?
93%
82% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
46%
48% Citywide Average
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
31%
41% Citywide Average
How many graduates stay enrolled in college for at least 3 semesters?
41%
67% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
409
Asian
2%
Black
59%
Hispanic
37%
White
1%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
89%
Students with disabilities
23%
English language learners
18%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
87%
87% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
30%
38% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

This school offers Transitional Bilingual Education in Spanish.

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
76%
66% Citywide Average
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
100%
68% Citywide Average


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Programs & Admissions

From the 2020 High School Directory

Dance
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Requirements:
  • Attendance
  • Course Grades: English, Math
  • Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Program Description:

Four years of technique classes in ballet, modern, jazz, and tap. Two years of advanced studio classes in choreography and composition.

Music
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Requirements:
  • Attendance
  • Course Grades: English, Math
  • Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Program Description:

A four-year intensive program which will develop students' technique, creativity, and expression while learning music theory, notation, and performance. Students will select a major in either vocal or instrumental music. Students can participate in chorus.

Technology
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Requirements:
  • Attendance
  • Course Grades: English, Math
  • Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Program Description:

A two-year intensive program that includes graphic design, web design, and CISCO Certification Training.

Drama / Theater Arts
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Requirements:
  • Attendance
  • Course Grades: English, Math
  • Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Program Description:

A four-year intensive program that includes a combination of acting, voice, diction, and script analysis.

Academics

Language Courses

Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History

Sports

Boys PSAL teams

Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Volleyball

Coed PSAL teams

Stunt

Read about admissions, academics, and more at this school on NYCDOE’s MySchools
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Contact & Location

Location

East New York (District 19)
Trains: 3 Line to Pennsylvania Ave; L Line to Livonia Ave
Buses: B14, B15, B20, B83

Contact

Principal
Franklin Encarnacion
Parent Coordinator
Sharon Thomas

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the Thomas Jefferson Educational Campus with three other schools
Metal detectors?
Yes

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