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James Madison High School

James Madison 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

James Madison High School says

James Madison High School is a learning community that embodies James Madison's philosophy: Education is the true foundation of civil liberty. Our instructional program promotes high achievement and provides equal access through motivation, strong academics, appreciation of the strength of diversity, inquiry, scholarship, a celebration of originality and the development of nobility of character.

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Curriculum

Academy of Information Technology, Bio-Med, Law, Humanities, Academy of Finance, Math Academy, International Academy, Madison Academy for Citizenship and Community Service (MACCS), Instructional Support Services, Extensive Music and Art Program including: Jazz, Orchestra, Marching Band, Fashion, Digital Photography, Ceramics

Programs

Academic Comprehensive Program.

Program Specialization: Zoned

Admission Method: Zoned

The Law Institute, a four-year Honors program, introduces students to legal concepts and terminology that include, but are not limited to, Constitutional Law, Criminology, International Law and Family Law.

Program Specialization: Law & Government

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 100

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 85-100
  • Science: 85-100
  • Social Studies: 85-100
  • English: 85-100

Explore the world of technology through a challenging and comprehensive sequence of courses. Course of study includes: Computer Applications, Web Design, Graphic Arts/Digital Photography, Digital Music, Multimedia, Advanced Placement, Java, and Animation.

Program Specialization: Computer Science & Technology

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 34

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 85-100
  • Science: 85-100
  • Social Studies: 85-100
  • English: 85-100

Transportation

Buses: B100, B2, B31, B44, B49, B7

Trains: B, Q to Kings Highway

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 Brooklyn students or residents
  • For Zoned Program only: priority to students who live in the zoned area

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

71% of students graduate from James Madison High School

Test Scores

1350 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 475
SAT Verbal 436
SAT Writing 439

NYC Report Card

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

Awards

James Madison High School received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 3,063
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 847
10 968
11 607
12 640
Ungraded 1

James Madison 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 James Madison High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 11 : 1
Gender 55% Male / 45% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

67% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at James Madison High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 46%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 15%
Black or African American 18%
Asian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 53 incidents of bullying last year at James Madison High School, which equals 0.0168 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Arista, Cheerleaders and Boosters, Euro Challenge, Fidelitas, First Aide Club, Flag Squad, Key Club, Law Journal, Letters to Heroes, Marching Band, Math Honor Society, Math Team, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Multicultural, Science Honor Society, Senior Yearbook, SING, Spring Musical, Step Team, The Challenge, The Mouse Squad, Twirlers, We the People
  • Band
  • Honor Society
  • Math Team
  • Mock Trial
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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