The school has a peer support program at the annex to help children become more engaged in classroom social activities.
By the time seniors are ready to graduate, they will have earned anywhere from six to 45 college credits along with their high school diploma.
The wide range of college courses offered includes calculus, sociology, physiology, psychology, business and forensics.
They take classes with Academy students and receive extra help with academics and social skills.
On campus, 11th- and 12th-grade autistic students meet in advisory sessions and trade advice on how to deal with social situations.
The Lower and High School (grades 9-10) is located in a renovated warehouse at 350 Coney Island Ave.
The Upper Institute (grades 11-12) is at Brooklyn College.Brooklyn College Academy High School is an Early College School that provides a challenging high school curriculum in addition to a rigorous college program at Brooklyn College.Brooklyn College Academy students receive a substantial head start when applying to college, by graduating with a minimum of 12 to 50 college credits.On school surveys, teachers report he has a clear vision, and most of them would recommend the school to other families.Students at the Lower and High School annex wear a uniform, but 11th and 12th graders do not, allowing them to blend in more easily with the college students on campus.Today, only roughly half of the students are from low-income families, says parent coordinator Suhadie Lajara-Rivas.The Academy is housed at two locations and admits students from throughout Brooklyn who meet the criteria.See how we evaluate schools.' data-modal-title='Staff Pick' title='Schools with strong leadership, effective teaching, a well-rounded curriculum, a welcoming atmosphere, a fair approach to discipline, and a good...' Brooklyn College Academy is a small high school with a long history of preparing kids for college.In fact, it was one of the first schools in the city to allow students to take college courses on a college campus, combining two years of high school with two years of college.ADMISSIONS: The school admits students in 9th and 10th grades, based on standardized state test scores, report card grades, attendance and lateness.Students who attend an open house, which is recommended by the parent coordinator, take an optional assessment on math and reading, and write an essay about themselves.