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High School for Public Service Heroes of Tomorrow

High School for Public Service Heroes of Tomorrow is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
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Cost Of Living
91
Climate
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Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

High School for Public Service Heroes of Tomorrow says

Our school enables students to develop academic and social skills necessary to be productive contributors to society. We offer a small and dynamic learning environment with many service learning opportunities, a major component of our school and student life. Our mission to perform community service is visible in our school and throughout the local neighborhoods. Students graduate with a resume of impressive credentials and experiences. They are encouraged to strive for excellence through challenging course work, medical and legal job internships and hands-on community service experiences. We create the perfect recipe for success so that students are prepared for college and careers.

Curriculum

Extended Day, Regents Prep, SAT Prep, College Now, Tutoring; Medical Science Courses: Public Health, Immunology & Disease, Parenting, Human Rights, Quality of Life; Journalism, Drama, Speech & Debate, Documentary Filmmaking, (DC-TV), buildOn, Community Action Now, Global Kids, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV), Explorer's, Law Mentorships, Summer Health Internships, Latin-Hispanic Pre-Nursing, Red Hook Community Youth Court, Summer Law Internships, Telluride Association, Opportunity Network (Op-Net), Sadie Nash Leadership, Posse Foundation, Coro Youth Leadership Institute, Talent Search

Programs

Criminal, civil & constitutional law, juvenile justice, corrections, criminology; explore education requirements of lawyers, paralegals, court reporters, judges, police officers, criminal psychologists, and criminal investigators; mentor assigned.

Program Specialization: Law & Government

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 35

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Writing Sample

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 75-100
  • Science: 75-100
  • Social Studies: 75-100
  • English: 75-100

Explore healthcare career options, medical science curriculum with clinical applications. Courses: Anatomy & Physiology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases & Public Health. Hands-on experience at SUNY Downstate Medical Center & Kings County Hospital.

Program Specialization: Health Professions

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 70

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 75-100
  • Science: 75-100
  • Social Studies: 75-100
  • English: 75-100

Service Learning, Social Action, Human Rights, Public Policy, Civic Engineering. Students engage in service and volunteer projects to influence social issues in the community and world leadership training. Internships & scholarship-based competitions.

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 15

Admission Method: Educational option

Transportation

Buses: B12, B17, B43, B44

Trains: 2, 5 to Winthrop St

Finance

Finance

Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Admissions

Admissions

Admission Priorities

  • Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

94% of students graduate from High School for Public Service Heroes of Tomorrow

Test Scores

1273 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 441
SAT Verbal 418
SAT Writing 414

NYC Report Card

A
Environment
B
Progress
A
Performance
A
Overall Score
B
College and Career Readiness

Awards

High School for Public Service Heroes of Tomorrow received a Bronze award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Statistics
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 417
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 114
10 121
11 99
12 83

High School for Public Service Heroes of Tomorrow's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing High School for Public Service Heroes of Tomorrow's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 18 : 1
Gender 25% Male / 75% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

82% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at High School for Public Service Heroes of Tomorrow.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Hispanic/Latino 12%
Black or African American 83%
Asian 4%
Bullying

There were 4 incidents of bullying last year at High School for Public Service Heroes of Tomorrow, which equals 0.0098 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Academic Intervention Services (AIS), Advanced Placement (AP) Prep, Archon National Community Service Honor Society, Arista National Academic Honor Society, Band, Benefit Concert Planning Committee, Chorus, Community Service Posts & Volunteer Opportunities, Coro Leadership Training Program, Documentary Filmmaking Team, Downtown Community Television (DC-TV) Film & Media, Drama, Fitness, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Internship Placements, Keyboard Lab, Medical, Reaction, NY Cares Youth Service, Peer Mediation Team, Poetry, Regents Prep, Safe Harbor Peer Leadership Program, SAT Prep, School Literary Magazine, School Newspaper, Student Government, Teaching Assistant Program, Travel, Wingate Generals Step Team
  • Band
  • Community Service
  • Drama Club
  • Film Club
  • Honor Society
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cricket
  • Cross Country
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cricket
  • Cross Country
  • Handball
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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