Brooklyn Lab School

Grades: 9-12

Our Insights

Brooklyn Lab School in Forest Park is a school serving grades 9 through 12. This school sharse the Franklin K. Lane Educational Campus with four other schools.

The principal has been leading this school since 2015.

This school prioritizes children who live in District 19, but anyone is welcome to apply. To see if your address is in the district for this school please use our school search. For more information about school enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our New to NYC page .

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School Stats

Academics

School
Citywide
How many students graduate in 4 years?
 
84%
How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
 
31%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
77%
Average daily attendance
 
84%
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
 
41%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide and 2019-20 NYC School Survey

Students

400
Number of students
644 Citywide Average

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
87%
Students with disabilities
 
22%
Multilingual learners
 
25%
From the 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Safety & Vibe

School
Citywide
How many students were suspended?
 
2%
How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
 
77%
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
 
77%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
57%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
36%
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?
 
90%
3.9
Years of principal experience at this school
7 Citywide Average
105
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
157 Citywide Average
How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
88%
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

 
5%

Computer Science

 
9%

Physics

Not offered in 2019-20

Advanced Foreign Language

 
5%

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

 
14%

AP/IB Math or Science

 
13%

Music

 
46%
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?
 
34%
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
 
26%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
55%
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?
 
40%
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
For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Programs & Admissions

From the 2021 High School Directory

Engineering and Science

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

Introduction to Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, Digital Electronics, Civil Engineering, and Architecture are part of our learning from career-focused curricula and working on collaborative projects where students gain critical career knowledge through a series of work based learning activities both inside and outside the classroom. This includes internships, resume building, Mock interviews, and working with community CBOs.

Offerings

From the 2021 High School Directory

Language Courses

Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

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

Boys PSAL teams

Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Bowling, Indoor Track, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Coed PSAL teams

Cricket, Golf

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

NYC Department of Education: MySchools

Contact & Location

Location

999 Jamaica Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11208

Trains: J Line, Z Line to Elderts Lane-75th St

Buses: B13, Q56


Contact

Principal: Gerard Henry

Parent Coordinator: Dayana Ibadango

Website

Other Details

Shared campus? Yes

This school shares the Franklin K. Lane Educational Campus with four other schools

Uniforms required? No
Metal detectors? Yes

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