Boys and Girls High School (BGHS) is a public high school in Brooklyn, serving students in grades 9 through 12. The…More principal is Bernard Gassaway.
With an enrollment of 2,225 students, Boys and Girls High School is one of the largest high schools in Brooklyn and is the largest high school in Bedford Stuyvesant. BGHS is a well-known and beloved school in the community, referring to itself as "The Pride and Joy of Bed-Stuy." It is known for its active PTA, more than 30 student organizations and numerous sports teams. The school's sprawling track and football field and winning basketball and football teams have earned it national publicity, attracting regular coverage by The New York Daily News and ESPN.
BGHS offers free tutoring by professionals in their field, along with free workshops on financial and computer literacy for parents.
Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School (13K412) 300 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY11205 Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School (13K412), known as "BCAM," focuses on media arts and technology. The…More school has a student-run television channel called BCAMTV and a boys and girls basketball team. BCAM also partners with a number of local community arts and civic organizations, such as the Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA, Black Public Media, Pratt Institute of Art, Reel Works and John Jay University. The school is housed on the third floor of a building with three other schools. The principal is James O'Brian and the parent coordinator is Monique Mayard.