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George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School

George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School is a coeducational public vocational 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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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School says

George Westinghouse High School is a community where all members support each other to achieve their potential. All 9th grade students are immediately engaged in the study of one of four career-themed programs: Multimedia Internet Technology, Culinary Arts, Electrical Installation and Practice, or Computer Information Systems and Repair.

Curriculum

Cisco Networking, A+ Computer Repair, Cisco Health Information Networking, Residential and Commercial Wiring and Applications, Motor Controls, Fiber Optic and Network Cabling, Energy Auditing, Solar Energy and Applications, Motion Graphics Development, Adobe Visual Design, Mobile Application Development, Webpage Design, Cooking, Baking, Food and Culture, Food Related Financial Management, Internships, College Now, Pace Upward Bound, Industry certifications include: Cisco, NOCTI, Adobe, NCCER, C-Tech, IC3, Strata, A+

Programs

Students study basic desktop support, operating systems, internet use, customer technical support, computer repair and maintenance, network design and infrastructure support with a focus on supporting network security. Industry certifications include IC3, Strata, A+, CISCO CCENT, and Health Information Technology.

Program Specialization: Computer Science & Technology

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 50

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

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

Students study culinary history, food preparation and safety, cooking, baking, food, beverage and financial management in a state-of-the-art kitchen with a classroom that can be transformed into a dining area. Industry certifications include NOCTI, ACF, Food Handler's License, and Prostart.

Program Specialization: Culinary Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 50

Admission Method: Educational option

Students study circuit design and troubleshooting, residential and commercial wiring and applications, solar energy and applications, energy auditing, fiber optic and network cabling and motor controls. Industry certifications include: C-TECH, LEED and NOCTI.

Program Specialization: Engineering

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 50

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

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

Students study HTML webpage programming, Javascript, image editing, motion graphics, visual design principles, advanced motion editing, mobile application development and website hosting. Industry certifications include Adobe website, Photoshop, Flash and NOCTI.

Program Specialization: Visual Art & Design

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 75

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades For Incoming Students

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

Transportation

Buses: B103, B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B62, B63, B65, B67, B69

Trains: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Court St - Borough Hall; B, Q to DeKalb Av; G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts; A, C, F, R to Jay St-MetroTech

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

  • Open to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

60% of students graduate from George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School

Test Scores

1189 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 391
SAT Verbal 406
SAT Writing 392

NYC Report Card

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Environment
C
Progress
D
Performance
C
Overall Score
C
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Biology
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 919
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 203
10 225
11 238
12 240
Ungraded 13

George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education 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 George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School's enrollment numbers.

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

85% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 15%
Black or African American 80%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Bullying

There were 28 incidents of bullying last year at George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School, which equals 0.0301 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Anime Club, Ballroom Dancing, Book Club, Chess Team, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics, Girl Power Group, Health and Wellness, Job Readiness Workshops, Martial Arts, MOUSE Squad, National Honor Society, National Society of Black Engineers, Peer Mediation and Conflict Resolution, Poetry Cafe, Poetry/Creative Writing Team, SkillsUSA, Student Government, Student Leadership Team, Video Game Club
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Honor Society
  • Robotics
  • Student Government
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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