10. Brooklyn High School of the Arts is one of the city’s newest arts high schools

Brooklyn High School of the Arts

Brooklyn High School of the Arts in Boerum Hill is a public arts high school that functions as a pre-conservatory and pre-college. The first class graduated in 2004 and included hip-hop recording artist Jeannie Ortega. Majors at the school include fine art, dance, instrumental music, theater, and vocal music. The Preservation Arts program sets students up with local internships at arts organizations across the city. The school also has partnerships with the Metropolitan Opera House and invites famous guest speakers through the Brooklyn Arts Lecture Series.

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