Brooklyn Technical High School, commonly referred to as Brooklyn Tech, and administratively designated as High School 430, is a New York City public high school that specializes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It is one of three original specialized high schools operated by the New York City Department of Education, the other two being Stuyvesant High School and Bronx High School of Science. Brooklyn Tech is considered one of the most prestigious and selective high schools in the United States. Admission to Brooklyn Tech is highly competitive, with an acceptance rate around 8%.Brooklyn Tech is noted for the large number of its graduates attending prestigious universities, such as the Ivy League universities, MIT, NYU, Johns Hopkins University, Caltech, University of Chicago and Stanford University, among others, for undergraduate or graduate studies. Brooklyn Tech counts top scientists, inventors, innovators, CEOs and founders of Fortune 500 companies, high-ranking diplomats, scholars in academia, literary and media figures, professional athletes, National Medal recipients, Nobel laureates, and Olympic medalists among its alumni.