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High School of Telecommunications Arts and Technology

High School of Telecommunications Arts and Technology 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
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Climate
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Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

High School of Telecommunications Arts and Technology says

Our school is truly a school for the twenty-first century, enhancing rigorous academics in the liberal arts tradition with the most advanced technologies. Our small and ethnically diverse student body and our outstanding faculty work together to explore and maximize each student's individual strengths. Through an incredibly rich array of programs, electives, teams, and clubs, we offer students the opportunity to find a niche and to develop into responsible and productive citizens. We are very proud that our graduates have demonstrated their ability to be successful in the finest universities in the nation. In addition to our challenging educational program, we are an exceptionally safe and friendly school - one of the best-kept secrets in the city.

Curriculum

9th and 10th Grade Small Learning Communities with small class size, 10th Grade Honors Academy, Honors Classes and AP classes, College Now Classes, Contemporary World Issues, Forensic Science, Play Production, PSAT/SAT Prep, Law, Science Fiction, Children's Literature, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Journalism, Anatomy, Film History, Yearbook, Chorus, Photography, Dance, Graphic Design, Java Script, Fashion, Advertising, School Newspaper, Research

Program Overview

A college preparatory institution offering a wide range of very challenging academic courses; computers used as a tool to enhance the academic lives of our students.

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 304

Admission Method: Educational option

Transportation

Buses: B4, B63, B64, B70, B9

Trains: N to 59th St; R to Bay Ridge Av

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

78% of students graduate from High School of Telecommunications Arts and Technology

Test Scores

21 Average score for the ACT Composite

1323 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 474
SAT Verbal 425
SAT Writing 424

NYC Report Card

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

Awards

High School of Telecommunications Arts and Technology received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,279
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 411
10 413
11 231
12 224

High School of Telecommunications Arts and Technology'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 of Telecommunications Arts and Technology's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 17 : 1
Gender 53% Male / 47% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

66% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at High School of Telecommunications Arts and Technology.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 17%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 54%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 28 incidents of bullying last year at High School of Telecommunications Arts and Technology, which equals 0.0216 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Arista National Honors Society, LINK, Model UN, Science League, Spirit Squad, Student Government Organization; Clubs: Animal, A/V, Blueprint Leadership, Book, Culinary, Dance/Step, Debate, Explore Your City, French, Knitting, Latin, Math, Red Cross
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Debate
  • Math Team
  • Student Government
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Handball
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Handball
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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