School Overview

Vision

The vision of New Utrecht High School is based upon our commitment to educate our students to their fullest potential.  To reach this end, we  will offer a full academic program designed to meet and exceed new State standards.  The thrust of our efforts will involve a continued rigorous program of staff development, enrichment of all student programs, and a meaningful partnership with parents and community.  Our curricula will be driven by the needs of our students, ensuring every student a quality education.

Mission

It is the mission of New Utrecht High School to hold our students to the highest standards and to educate all students to their maximum potential.

Program Eligibility  Open to Brooklyn residents.

Zone  Beginning at the intersection of 11th Ave. and 66th St.; to 12th Ave.; to 67th St.; to 14th Ave.; to 65th St.; to 20th Ave.; to 86th St.; to 11th Ave.; to 66th St.; to point of origin.

Transportation  Subway D to 79th St.  Bus B8 to 79th St.; B4 to 75th St. and 17th Ave.

Number of Students  3,250

School Schedule  7:30 a.m. - 4:33 p.m.

Accessible Site  No

English Language Learners  ESL

Bilingual  Chinese (Cantonese)

Language Courses Offered  French 1-2, Italian 1-10, Spanish 1-10.  Special courses for Native speakers of Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Urdu, Sign Language

Special Education Services Provided Consistent with IEP

Special Academic Programs  "Academy" Honors Programs, EDOP-Sports Medicine and Health Careers,  C.A.N.U.-Careers at New Utrecht; Business and Technology, Virtual Enterprises, An International Adventure, Travel and Tourism, College NOW

Advanced Placement  Calculus (AB and BC), Chemistry, Statistics, Biology, American History, Global History, English, Physics

Extracurricular Activities  16 after school clubs, sports teams, Key Club, peer mediation-conflict resolution, Arista Honor Society, Archon-Community Honor Society, BEHS-Business Honor Society, Tri-Music Honor Society, After-School Advancement Program (ASAP)

PSAL Sports  Boys:  Swimming, Tennis, Soccer, Softball, Bowling, Football, Baseball, Basketball   Girls:  Swimming, Volleyball, Basketball, Bowling, Softball, Tennis

Parent/School Support  PTA fundraising and tutoring programs

Community Support  Partnerships:  KeySpan, American Civil Liberties Union, Kingsborough Community College, Maimonides Medical Center, Multiple Sponsors, Programs:  School-to-School, Scholarships/Donations and NYC School Volunteers

Program Offered to Grade 9 Students  As a guide for program selection, priority order, number of applicants and program capacity are listed based on 2000-2001 data.

Sports Medicine                Code:  K28A  

CPR-Basic Life Support, Anatomy, Health Careers, Internship

Grade

Code

Selection Method

Priority 
Order

Number of Applicants

Program Capacity

9

K28A

Ed. Opt.

1-2

1,648

120