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Fort Hamilton High School

Total Students: 4,300

Fort Hamilton High School (FHHS) is the largest comprehensive urban high school in a suburban setting and is referred to as the “jewel in the crown” of the Bay Ridge community. Based on the philosophy that all students can succeed, Fort Hamilton High School strives to set the standard for excellence and is a magnet program citywide for the performing arts.

2 cool things about For Hamilton

  • The school is equipped with a brand-new science lab and a state-of-the-art dance studio, as well as SmartBoards in every classroom, Mobile Labs and iPad Labs.
  • In addition to PSAL boys and girls sports teams, FHHS offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities, including peer tutoring, after-school tutoring, Saturday Academy, Student Leadership Program, Targeted Credit Recovery, The Anchor Literary Art Magazine, Math Team, Mock Trial Team, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, The Pilot Newspaper and dozens of additional clubs to meet the diverse interests of our students.

2 things you should know about coming here

  • Our school runs multiple sessions with an extended day and Saturday Academies.
  • All incoming freshmen must attend Freshman Summer Orientation.

How to get in

Priority is given to Brooklyn students or residents and then to NYC residents. For zoned program only: priority is given to students who live in the zoned area. Students may apply to our Honor Academy or audition for one of the following: dance, instrumental or vocal. Information Night will be held on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 7 p.m.