Gotham Professional Arts Academy is a small, arts-themed, college-preparatory high school with strong community values located in Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn.

Gotham Academy has a Regents waiver, allowing students to graduate based on Performance Assessment Tasks (PBATs) instead of standardized Regents exams.

Gotham Academy is a non-screened Brooklyn community school offering a high-quality arts-focused education that connects students to opportunities all over the city

At Gotham Professional Arts Academy, educators, families, and community partners work together to prepare students to thrive within this complex, ever-changing world. We center both our curriculum and our school’s governing structures around social justice and restorative practices. We recognize the high value of an arts education and keep it central to our students’ experience. We practice inquiry-based learning and use a holistic, individualized approach in order to bring each student to success on their performance-based assessments and into their adult lives. With excellence in teaching, along with family and community support and as a Community Learning School in partnership with the United Federation of Teachers, we lead students to gain the skills, creativity, and flexibility necessary to succeed in their chosen fields and to institute positive change both locally and globally.