Brooklyn Theatre Arts High School is a collaborative learning community dedicated to fostering the creativity, critical thinking skills, and personal growth of our students. BTA graduates leave our school as masters of academia, problem solving, and themselves, both confident and well-prepared for the next chapters of their lives.Performance

  • 85% of students graduate in four years
  • 56% of students enroll in college or career programs
  • 81% student attendance
  • 76% of students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room, and cafeteria
  • 59% of students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school

See the School Quality Snapshot Academics




AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and CompositionActivities


Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball


Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, WrestlingOther Features

  • 10th Grade Seats Available
  • Career and Technical Education (CTE)
  • College Trips
  • Dress Code
  • Extended Day Program
  • Health Center
  • Online Grading System
  • Orientation
  • Summer Internships
  • Summer Orientation
  • Weekend Programs

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