finally got my act together and graduated!" Roshel F.
of the amount of support you get, its easier to progress. "Hakeem E.
believes in you! Thank you for my second chance,"
At Brooklyn Democracy Academy, a transfer school, we are committed to providing an interesting, challenging educational program that helps students overcome obstacles and attain their goals. We are committed to building a community where students, staff, and families work together to support students’ needs. Together, we will help our students earn a high school diploma, explore their interests, and build important life skills. We prepare our graduates for post-secondary education and/ or employment, healthy personal relationships, and active participation in the community.
SUPPORTIVE, PERSONALIZED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONAL GROWTH AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT
- · Small school of 200 students
- · 20-25 students per class
- · Individualized relationships with Advocate Counselors for support and guidance
- · Highly qualified teachers who address the learning styles of each student
- · Workshops and seminars to develop talents and interests
- · Leadership, employment, and independent living skills development
- · Paid internships and employment opportunities after graduation
- · Community service activites
- · College/career exploration and planning
- · CUNY At Home In College Program
- · Extracurricular activities, including Public School Athletic League basketball teams, day/overnight college trips, chess club
If you believe BDA is right for you, and you would like additional information, please contact the school and ask to speak with an Advocate Counselor.
Transfer schools are small, academically rigorous high
schools designed to reengage and support students who have dropped out or
fallen behind, and, as a result, are lacking sufficient credits for their age and grade. Transfer
schools offer personalized learning environments with smaller class
Brooklyn Democracy Academy (BDA) is a partnership between the NYC Department of Education and Jewish Child Care Association (JCCA).