Brooklyn Technical High School

Specialized high school in New York City

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Brooklyn Technical High School, commonly called Brooklyn Tech and administratively designated High School 430, is a public high school in New York City that specializes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It is one of the three original specialized high schools operated by the New York City Department of Education, along with Stuyvesant High School and the Bronx High School of Science. Brooklyn Tech is considered one of the country's most prestigious and selective high schools.[3][4]

Brooklyn Technical High School
29 Fort Greene Place


United States
Coordinates40°41′20″N 73°58′37″W / 40.68889°N 73.97694°W / 40.68889; -73.97694
TypePublic, Selective school
Established1922; 102 years ago (1922)
School districtNew York City Department of Education
School number430
NCES School ID360009101928[1]
PrincipalDavid Newman
Teaching staff290.71 (on an FTE basis)[1]
Enrollment5,966 (2021–2022)[1]
Student to teacher ratio20.52[1]
CampusCity: Large
Color(s)Navy Blue and White
Athletics conferencePSAL
NicknameBrooklyn Tech, BTHS, Tech
NewspaperThe Survey (official)
BTHSnews (student)[2]
Radish (student, satirical)
YearbookThe Blueprint

Admission to Brooklyn Tech involves taking the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test and scoring the cutoff for Brooklyn Tech. Each November, about 30,000 eighth and ninth graders take the 3-hour test for admittance to eight of the nine specialized high schools. About 1,400 to 1,500 students are admitted each year.

Brooklyn Tech counts top scientists, inventors, innovators, Fortune 500 company CEOs and founders, high-ranking diplomats, academic scholars, literary and media figures, professional athletes, National Medal recipients, Nobel laureates, and Olympic medalists among its alumni.

  1. ^ a b c d "Search for Public Schools - BROOKLYN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL (360009101928)". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved July 2, 2023.
  2. ^ BTHS News. "BTHS News". Archived from the original on November 30, 2001. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  3. ^ "Prestigious High Schools, Testing and Gender". The New York Times. Retrieved July 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Brooklyn Teacher Is Accused of Abusing Girls for 3 Years". The New York Times. October 1, 2014. Retrieved March 8, 2016.

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