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August Martin High School

Overview written by the school: At August Martin High School, where dreams take flight, scholars learn through engaging inquiry, problem-solving, performance-based instruction, and assessment. Our interdisciplinary focus allows our scholars to be college and career ready. Our students engage in authentic interdisciplinary learning experiences which prepare them for all their future academic endeavors. The Culinary and Aviation Career pathways provide academic and technical preparation for pursuing high-demand and high-skill careers in related and growing industries. It is our mission to graduate lifelong learners who will be change agents within their communities, chosen professions, and the world.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 72% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 83% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 70% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 35% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: Aerospace and Technology Academy
Code: Q50A
Program description: This program helps prepare students for careers in aviation. Students will have the opportunity to train in FAA flight and ground certification. Technical Certification is also offered for A+, C-Tech, and Microsoft MOUS Certification.
Interest: Engineering
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 58
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 309
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 10
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 73
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Activities

Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): Ambassadors Leadership Program, AMHS Step Team, Art Studio, Athletics: Baseball, Aviation, Boys Basketball, Boys Leadership, Child Center of New York Mental Health Clinic, College and Career Readiness, Culinary, Football, Girls Basketball, Girls Leadership, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Instrumental Band, Internships, Peer Mediator, Restorative Justice Task Force, Soccer, Softball, Steel pan music program,Track and Volleyball Clubs: Advisory
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Indoor Track, Softball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Football, Girls Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 311
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 2:53pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP 2-D Art and Design, AP Drawing, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Springfield Gardens North
Neighborhood: Springfield Gardens North

School Number: Q400
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 412
Council district: 28
Census tract: 294
BIN: 4265978
BBL: 4122610001

About August Martin High School

Contacts

Address: 156-10 BAISLEY BOULEVARD, JAMAICA NY 11434
Latitude: 40.675633
Longitude: -73.783342
Phone number: 718-528-2920
Fax number: 718-276-1846
School email: [email protected]
Website: AUGUSTMARTIN.ORG
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q111, Q113, Q114, Q6, Q7, QM21

Hotels near August Martin High School

District Borough Number: 
27Q400
Academic opportunities: 

Advanced courses in aviation allow students to sit for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exams toward the Private Pilot License.

Advanced courses in Culinary Arts allow students an opportunity to serve in internships and graduate with licensing in food service.

Beginner, intermediate, and advanced ELL services. Students can integrate into all general education courses.

Individualized learning environment that promotes a loving, scholar centered environment that teachers leadership through academics.

Communication Arts Academy offers Career Development and Arts Administration Workshops, Internships, and Summer College Bridge Program

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