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August Martin High School

Overview paragraph: 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: 63% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 82% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 60% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 24% 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: 167
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 180
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 1
Seats 9 SWD: 33
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 65
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2

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


Extracurricular activities: Athletics: Baseball, Boys Basketball, Football, Girls Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball Clubs: Advisory, Ambassadors, Aviation, Boys Leadership, Child Center of New York Mental Health Clinic, College and Career Readiness, Culinary, GSA, Girls Leadership, Internships, Peer Mediator, Restorative Justice Task Force
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Volleyball
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Softball

School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Boys Baseball, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Girls Softball, Soccer

Other info

Total students: 334
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 3:30pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP World History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Health Center; Internship Expected; Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: 1
School 10th seats: Y

More info

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

School Number: Q400
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 12
Council district: 28
Census tract: 294
BIN: 4265978
BBL: 4122610001

About August Martin High School


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]
Subway: N/A
Bus: Q111, Q113, Q114, Q6, Q7, QM21

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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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