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Performing Arts and Technology High School

Performing Arts and Technology High School 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

Performing Arts and Technology High School says

Our school provides students who are passionate about the performing arts (Dance, Music or Drama) or arts-related technology (Digital Photography, Set and Stage Design) with an opportunity to receive training in the arts in the context of a college preparatory education. We are committed to building partnerships with the professional performing arts community, institutions of higher learning and other organizations to provide opportunities to participate in internships or college level study. We value a culture of collaboration and a focus on inquiry-based work tied to the common core standards. We are dedicated to developing leadership capacity in all members of our school community.

Curriculum

Introduction to the Performing Arts and Arts Technology; initial audition and placement process; students select a major in Dance, Drama, Vocal Music, Digital Photography or Stage Design at end of freshman year; Early College Program (students programmed to graduate with up to 1 year of college credits)

Programs

Four years of technique classes in ballet, modern, jazz and tap; two years of advanced studio classes in choreography and composition.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 25

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Students will have the opportunity to take a wide variety of elective courses in the Liberal Arts, Theatrical Arts or Arts Technology. Courses include: Stage Design and Construction, Digital Photography, Drama; Video Production, Digital Journalism and Creative Writing.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 25

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

A four-year intensive program which will develop students' technique, creativity, and expression while learning music theory, notation and performance. Students will select a major in either vocal or instrumental music. Audition Information (Instrumental Music): You may audition on more than one instrument. Bring your own instrument(s) (except piano, percussion, guitar amplifiers which are provided by the school). Perform a prepared solo selection, sing back melodic patterns, tap back rhythmic patterns and complete a sight reading of a given selection.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 50

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: B14, B15, B20

Trains: L to Livonia Av; 3 to Pennsylvania Av; C to Van Siclen 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 who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City students who attend an information session
  • Then to Brooklyn students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

72% of students graduate from Performing Arts and Technology High School

Test Scores

1149 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 386
SAT Verbal 380
SAT Writing 383

NYC Report Card

D
Environment
B
Progress
B
Performance
B
Overall Score
D
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Literature and Composition (Online)
  • AP United States Government and Politics (Online)

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 462
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 159
10 145
11 78
12 59
Ungraded 21

Performing Arts and Technology High School'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 Performing Arts and Technology High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 16 : 1
Gender 52% Male / 48% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

99% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Performing Arts and Technology High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Hispanic/Latino 18%
Black or African American 81%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 34 incidents of bullying last year at Performing Arts and Technology High School, which equals 0.0806 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Arista, Band, Book, Chess, Chorus, Community Service, Dance and Music Productions, Dance Company, Drama, Film & Video Team, Journalism, Peer Mediation Team, Photography, Student Council, Student Executive Leadership Team, Theater Company, Yearbook
  • Band
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Drama/Theater
  • Film Club
  • Photography Club
  • Student Government
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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