2023 Partner City


The Brooklyn North High Schools (BKNHS) district represents 47 high schools across seven community school districts in New York City. BKNHS serves approximately 27,000 students from culturally diverse backgrounds including African American/Black, White/Caucasian, Hispanic/Latino, Asian. Additionally, the district is home to many historical and new immigrants from the Caribbean, South and Central America, Africa, India, and South Asia. Our schools are as diverse as its student body, comprising large comprehensive high schools, CTE schools, and an array of mid-size and small high schools offering specialized, personalized instructional programs to serve and support the whole child. These differentiated instructional and student services are responsive to the diverse learning needs of students with an emphasis on ensuring that students with disabilities and English Language Learners receive equitable, rigorous instruction and services equal to their peers.


New York City Public Schools (NYCPS) is the largest public school system in the United States, serving more than 900,000 students in over 1,800 schools. The department is responsible for the education of children from 3K through 12th grade and is overseen by the New York City Schools Chancellor, who is appointed by the Mayor of New York City. The NYCPS’ mission is to ensure that each student graduates on a pathway to a rewarding career and long-term economic security, equipped to be a positive force for change. To achieve this goal, the department sets rigorous academic standards, provides resources and support to schools and teachers, and offers a wide range of programs and services to students and families. New York City Public Schools is dedicated to providing all students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in life and building a brighter future for the city of New York.

Participating Schools

All City Leadership Secondary School

A-Tech High School

Benjamin Banneker Academy for Community Development

Boys and Girls High School

Brooklyn Community Arts & Media High School (BCAM)

Brooklyn Lab School

The Brooklyn Latin School

FDNY – Captain Vernon A. Richard High School for Fire and Life Safety

Cobble Hill School of American Studies

Cypress Hills Collegiate Preparatory School

East Williamsburg Scholars Academy

George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School

High School for Civil Rights

Nelson Mandela High School

PROGRESS High School for Professional Careers

School for Classics High School

Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology, and the Creative Arts

Sunset Park High School

Teachers Preparatory High School

Williamsburg High School of Art and Technology

Brooklyn Speakers

Brooklyn Judges