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  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    C
  4. College Prep
    C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
198 Varet St
Brooklyn, NY 11206
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The Williamsburg Charter High School unites youth, families, staff, teachers and the community at large in providing young people with the tools necessary to make sense of the world, preparing them in their journey to become citizens of the local and global community.

Young people will accomplish this through participation in a liberal arts education that includes language, literature, writing, science, history, mathematics, the visual and performing arts, technology and explorations in disciplines designed to teach justice, independent thinking, respect and compassion for themselves and others as well as the skills of critical thinking, communication and research.

Williamsburg Charter High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
83%
Average SAT
980
134 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
6%
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$67,302
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,689
National
$949
Median Home Value
$938,809
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.11 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Pi Day
    19%
  • Senior activities
    19%
  • Musicals, Shows, Plays, Revues
    16%
  • Activities
    13%
  • Hispanic hertiage dances
    10%
  • Pi Day, Renaissance fair, Science Fair, Art show
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

    Students

    Diversity
    B+
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    933
    Free or Reduced Lunch
    79%
    83%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.12 responses
    75%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.12 responses
    67%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.12 responses

    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    13:1
    National
    17:1
    Average Teacher Salary
    Teachers in First/Second Year
    36.8%
    68%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.19 responses
    84%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.19 responses
    79%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.19 responses

    Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities
    B-
    Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
    Girls Athletic Participation
    Low
    Boys Athletic Participation
    Low
    Expenses Per Student
    National
    $12,239
    81%
    of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.21 responses
    52%
    of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.21 responses
    52%
    of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.21 responses

    Williamsburg Charter High School Reviews

    153 reviews
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    WCHS offers an abundance of extracurriculars, so you’ll never get bored. WCHS also offers a lot of electives, so you’ll get a chance to do many different things that are enjoyable. The teachers are friendly and very helpful, of course there are differences between the teachers and students but they’re here to help no matter what. WCHS also offers SUPA classes which are Syracuse College Classes that are affordable and I enjoy them more than I’d ever be able to explain, SUPA classes are cool and they’re taught by teachers we already know and trust so that makes it better.
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    My overall experience at Williamsburg charter high school was a learning experience. Throughout the four years of my high school experience at that school really pushed me to do things more on my own. The teachers in the school expect high expectations from the students. So when its time for us to go off to college we wont expect anything less than higher expectations. It is a charter school so we Received more assignments then other schools and more discipline. So i can say it benefited me a lot because iv'e gotten use to more work and more challenges. when going off to college i believe i wont struggle as much because of the high school i attended. However everything wasn't just hard working, i created amazing bonds with the other students there. Not only students but teacher and staff as well. The only things i would consider changing is the area of where the school is located at. Is not much of a nice neighborhood for the school to be in.
    When I was attending very view staff actually cared about the students and didn’t really try to help them succeed. Some staff and students were racist. This is a predominately Hispanic school, wouldn’t recommend attending if you’re Black. I did however enjoy the performing arts program and extracurricular activities and felt safe at this school.