TYWLS in the News

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"I think Young Women's Leadership School and the College Bound Initiative program helped me get to where I needed to be today. I really wouldn't be standing here in front of you, going to Babson College, if it wasn't for all the support and community I had behind me," Cena reflected.


TYWLS of Brooklyn Ranks in New York City's Best High Schools: U.S. News and World Report Rankings for 2017!

The Young Women's Leadership School of Brooklyn earned a silver in the 2017 US News & World Report National Rankings.

The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 22,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. The 2017 Best High Schools ranking awarded the top 6,041 public high schools with gold, silver and bronze medals, indicating their level of college readiness. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college.

The Young Women's Leadership School of Brooklyn was ranked #1706 in the National Rankings and earned a silver medal.

The Young Women's Leadership School of Brooklyn was ranked #148 within New York’s top 265 schools and ranked #44 in the New York City Department of Education.

Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. The AP® participation rate at Young Women's Leadership School of Brooklyn is approximately 70% and growing!

Highlighting TYWLS Rankings for 2017:

  • #1,706 out of the top 6,041 public high schools in the Nation, putting TYWLS of Brooklyn in the top 8% of all public high schools nationwide (est. 22,000 total schools nationwide).
  • #148 out of the top 265 public high schools in the State.
  • #44 in ALL of New York City public high schools.


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