Performing Arts and Technology High School

Grades: 9-12

Our Insights

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

Academics

School
Citywide
How many students graduate in 4 years?
 
80%
How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
 
76%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
100%
Average daily attendance
 
83%
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
 
44%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide and 2019-20 NYC School Survey

Students

359
Number of students
644 Citywide Average

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
89%
Students with disabilities
 
26%
Multilingual learners
 
13%
From the 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Safety & Vibe

School
Citywide
How many students were suspended?
 
1%
How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
 
83%
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
 
84%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
48%
From the 2019-20 NYC School Survey and 2019-20 NY State Report Card

Faculty & Staff

School
Citywide
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
 
68%
7.0
Years of principal experience at this school
7 Citywide Average
177
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
157 Citywide Average
How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
75%
Are teachers effective?
From the 2019-20 NYC School Survey, 2019-20 School Quality Guide, 2019-20 Report on School-Based Staff Demographics, 2019-20 NY State Report Card, 2021 Guidance Counselor Report and this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Advanced Courses

Which students have access to advanced courses at this school? Learn more

Calculus

 
1%

Computer Science

 
17%

Physics

Not offered in 2019-20

Advanced Foreign Language

 
4%

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

 
26%

AP/IB Math or Science

 
10%

Music

 
65%
From unpublished, anonymized data from the class of 2019-20 provided by the New York State Education Department, brought to you by

College Readiness

School
Citywide
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
 
31%
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
 
31%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
41%
From the 2020-21 FAFSA data released by Federal Student Aid, brought you by
How many graduates of this school received Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) funding to attend a NYS college?
 
46%
How many of those TAP recipients made it through college? Learn more
From unpublished, anonymized student-level data for the class of 2011-12 provided by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) in coordination with the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC), brought to you by
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Programs & Admissions

From the 2021 High School Directory

Dance

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

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.

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.

Program Description:

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

Drama / Theater Arts

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

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

Offerings

From the 2021 High School Directory

Language Courses

Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

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

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

NYC Department of Education: MySchools

Contact & Location

Location

400 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11207

Trains: 3 Line to Pennsylvania Ave; L Line to Livonia Ave

Buses: B14, B15, B20, B83


Contact

Principal: Franklin Encarnacion

Website

Other Details

Shared campus? Yes

This school shares the Thomas Jefferson Educational Campus with three other schools

Uniforms required? No
Metal detectors? Yes

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