Graduation Rate: 98% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 93% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 80% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 81% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 90% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: Academy for Careers in Television and Film
Program description: Comprehensive CTE program in film and TV production that includes hands-on work-based learning experience, alongside a rigorous academic college preparatory program. Priority given to students who are eligible for Free Lunch (based on family income) for up to 63% of seats.
Method: Ed. Opt.
Seats 9 GE: 113
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1435
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 13
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 364
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 17
Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents
Extracurricular activities: Academic Tutoring, Acting Club, Creative Writing Club, Dance Team, Gaming Club, GSA, Movie Screenings, New York Cares Youth Service Club, Next Step Pictures -an in-house student run production company that creates video content for external clients; Prom Committee, Video Game Club, Yearbook Club
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Flag Football, Softball, Volleyball
School sports: NCAA Cleared
Total students: 565
Start time: 9am
End time: 3:30pm (Wednesdays: 2:50pm)
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12 - This school is expanding to serve grades 9 to 14 in the 2023-2024 school year.
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP U.S. History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships
School accessibility description: 1
NTA: Hunters Point-Sunnyside-West Maspeth
Neighborhood: Hunters Point-Sunnyside
Campus name: Hunter's Point Campus
School Number: Q404
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 2
Council district: 26
Census tract: 1
About Academy for Careers in Television and Film (ACTV)
Address: 1-50 51st Avenue, Long Island City NY 11101
Phone number: 718-609-3330
Fax number: 718-609-3339
School email: [email protected]
Subway: 7 to Vernon Blvd-Jackson Ave
Bus: B32, B43, B62, Q103
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CTE program(s) in: Arts, A/V Technology & Communication
CTE endorsement in Film/Video; comprehensive sequence of production courses; opportunity to select area of production specialization in 11th grade
Work-based learning and industry internship opportunities; extracurricular production activities
Advanced Placement (AP) course selections in 11th and 12th grade; CUNY College Now partnership with LaGuardia Community College
Four-year advisory system, College Advisement, SAT Prep, National Honor Society