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Teachers Preparatory High School

Teachers Preparatory High School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 6 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Teachers Preparatory High School says

We provide a curriculum that encourages students to enter teaching and related professions. We offer two specialized programs that begin in the tenth grade. Our Arts Centered Program is for students interested in the arts, including studio art, performance art, dance and music. Our Teach for Tomorrow program is for students interested in careers in education. Teach for Tomorrow includes pre-service training at local elementary and middle schools.


Teach for Tomorrow: FEA Induction, Chalk Walk, Early Childhood Education, Child Psychology, History of Education; Arts Centered Program: Annual Play, Artfest, Gospelfest, Dance, Theater, Fine Art; Science: Annual Science Fair, Annual Frost Valley Field Trip


Comprehensive curriculum that prepares students for careers in teaching or the arts.

Program Specialization: Teaching

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 80

Admission Method: Educational option

Comprehensive curriculum that prepares students for careers in teaching or the arts.

Program Specialization: Teaching

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 40

Admission Method: For continuing 8th graders


Buses: B12, B14, B15, B60, B7

Trains: 3 to Rockaway Av



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



Admission Priorities

  • Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • Then to Brooklyn students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



77% of students graduate from Teachers Preparatory High School

Test Scores

1196 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 416
SAT Verbal 392
SAT Writing 388

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness


Teachers Preparatory High School received a Bronze award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 565
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 30
7 52
8 62
9 135
10 114
11 85
12 79
Ungraded 8

Teachers Preparatory High School's relatively even 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 Teachers Preparatory High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 17 : 1
Gender 34% Male / 66% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

87% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Teachers Preparatory High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Hispanic/Latino 13%
Black or African American 85%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

There were 21 incidents of bullying last year at Teachers Preparatory High School, which equals 0.0367 incidents per student.


Boys' Video Club, After-School Band, Arcade Club, Art Club, Praise Dance Troupe, Double Dutch, Drama, Future Teachers of America, Girls' Leadership and Mentorship (GLAM), Mentoring, National Honor Society, Peer Mediation, Peer Tutoring, Peer Leaders, Yearbook, PM School & Saturday Academy for Test Preparation.
  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Honor Society
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Double Dutch
  • Basketball
  • Double Dutch
  • Football
  • Volleyball
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