New Utrecht High School

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New Utrecht High School
1601 80th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11214
Coordinates 40°36′48″N 74°00′11″W / 40.6132°N 74.003°W / 40.6132; -74.003Coordinates: 40°36′48″N 74°00′11″W / 40.6132°N 74.003°W / 40.6132; -74.003
Type Public
Established 1915
School district 7
Faculty 206
Number of students 341[1]
Color(s) White and Green
Newspaper The NUHS
Endowment $30,876,459
Information Phone: 718-232-2500 Fax: 718-259-5526

New Utrecht High School (formerly known as New Utrecht Training School, but the initials spelled N.U.T.S., leading to the name change sometime in the mid 1900s)[citation needed] is a coeducational public high school in Brooklyn, New York City, serving 3,341 pupils. It is part of New York City District 7.


Notable alumni include:

Advanced Placement courses offered[edit]

AP Calculus AB BC, AP Art History, AP World History/Human Geography, AP United States History & Government, AP Micro-Economics, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Chemistry, AP Physics, AP Biology and AP Psychology.

Popular Culture[edit]

New Utrecht High School is the venue for key scenes in the 1947 movie It Happened in Brooklyn, starring Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Jimmy Durante, and Peter Lawford.

The front and rear views of the school building were employed in opening scenes of the popular TV sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter—which starred alumnus Gabe Kaplan.



  1. ^ "Welcome – Official Website". New York City Department of Education. 2011. Retrieved June 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ "New Utrecht (Brooklyn, NY) Baseball". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved February 13, 2011. 

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