Brooklyn University High School for Law focuses on providing a rigorous, college preparatory program that produces critical thinkers, both academically and socially. Law & Tech strongly believes that creating productive adult citizens begins with shaping well-rounded youth. To this end, the school has developed and continues to develop programs that will increase the success of students during their high school career, throughout college and into the workforce.
Law & Tech’s students will have a choice between three challenging institutes: Legal Studies, Science and Technology, and AVID-based curriculum.
While Law & Tech offers Advanced Placement coursework in the core subject areas of Social Studies, English, Science, and Mathematics, the goal is to develop a full array of AP coursework including vertical pre-AP alignment. Law & Tech has also expanded its dual enrollment option, implementing College Now so that students can pursue and obtain the Associate’s degree while enrolled in high school.
Intent on formulating an educational institution that prepares students for a competitive college and employment future, Law & Tech will continue to seek academic programs and community relationships that present students with myriad opportunities for success.
Situated in Brooklyn, Law & Tech rests between the neighborhoods of Bedford-Stuyvesant and Bushwick but students hail from as far away as the boroughs of Queens and Staten Island.
Largely lower socioeconomic, the school is Title I with the majority of students qualifying for Free/Reduced Lunch.
Ethnically, the school population consists of approximately 76% African-American students, 23% Hispanic and 1% Other.
Gender-wise, Brooklyn University High School for Law services a nearly equal number of female and male students.
The faculty and staff at Law & Tech represent a wide array of racial, ethnic and cultural groups with faculty members hailing from a variety of states and countries. Several teachers also hold backgrounds in middle school and college-level instruction lending an eclectic experience to the education of students.