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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

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

Academics

School
Citywide
How many students graduate in 4 years?
 
98%
How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
 
94%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
97%
Average daily attendance
 
85%
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
 
53%
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school offers enough activities and services for their children's needs?
 
100%
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school works to achieve the goals of their students' IEPs?
 
100%
From the 2021-22 School Quality Guide and 2020-21 NYC School Survey

Students

394
Number of students
Citywide Average is 599

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
85%
Students with disabilities
 
21%
Multilingual learners
 
21%
From the 2022-23 Demographic Snapshot

Safety & Vibe

School
Citywide
How many students were suspended?
 
2%
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
 
88%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
41%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
33%
From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey and 2019-20 NY State Report Card

Faculty & Staff

School
Citywide
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
 
97%
6.1
Years of principal experience at this school
Citywide Average is 7
105
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
Citywide Average is 157

Teachers’ Race/Ethnicity


How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
93%
Are teachers effective?
From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey, 2021-22 School Quality Guide, 2019-20 Report on School-Based Staff Demographics, 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

 
6%

Computer Science

 
94%

Physics

 
8%

Advanced Foreign Language

 
21%

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

 
85%

AP/IB Math or Science

 
14%

Music

 
76%
From unpublished, anonymized data from the 2021-22 school year 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?
 
95%
How many students who have graduated from this high school stay in college for at least 3 semesters?
 
53%
From the 2020-21 and 2021-22 School Quality Guide
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
56%
From the 2022-23 FAFSA data released by Federal Student Aid, brought you by
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Programs & Admissions

From the 2024 High School Directory

Engineering and Science (L46A)

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 2024 High School Directory

Language Courses

Spanish

Advanced Courses

Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Math (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)

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

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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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