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Aviation Career & Technical Education High School

Overview written by the school: We provide a challenging and supportive environment for every student, from every background. Our state-endorsed CTE program provides a world-class education. This unique curriculum prepares students for success in college and allows them to earn Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification as Aircraft Maintenance Technicians, leading to exciting and lucrative careers in the aerospace industry. All members of our school community work to create a culture that instills respect and self-discipline to meet the demands of today's colleges, universities, and work force. Our world-renowned reputation for excellence reflects our tradition, mission, and commitment to our students' futures and the future of the aerospace industry.
Diplomaendorsements: CTE, Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 97.000003% (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: 97.000003% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 91.000003% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 92.000002% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 92.000002% 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 Engineering Technology
Code: Q60A
Program description: Designed for students who excel in math and science, this challenging academic and technical program will prepare students for engineering colleges and FAA aircraft maintenance certification. Students not meeting this criteria are encouraged to apply to Q60Q.
Interest: Engineering
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 202
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 2459
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 12
Seats 9 SWD: 38
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 300
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8

Seats 10: 0
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents


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): No data
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, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
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, Outdoor Track, Volleyball
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: Cricket, Golf
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 2,064
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Calculus AB, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Calculus BC, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, AP Biology, AP Physics 1, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics
Additional info: Career and Technical Education (CTE)

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Hunters Point-Sunnyside-West Maspeth
Neighborhood: Hunters Point-Sunnyside

School Number: Q610

Community board: 402
Council district: 26
Census tract: 179
BIN: 4436685
BBL: 4002260001

About Aviation Career & Technical Education High School


Address: 45-30 36th Street, Long Island City NY 11101 (40.743309,-73.929577)
Latitude: 40.743509
Longitude: -73.929076
Phone number: 718-361-2032
Fax number: 718-784-8654
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 7 to 33rd St-Rawson St
Bus lines near the school: B24, Q32, Q39, Q60, Q67

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Multi-period CTE program in Aviation Maintenance Technology where students earn FAA certification in Airframe & Powerplant Aircraft Maintenance with optional Honors Fifth Year Program

Annex Program at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport with Internships at major airlines and the Port Authority of NY/NJ.

Tuition-free college classes offered at LaGuardia Community College and our school through CUNY College Now Program.

Comprehensive college preparatory curriculum including AP Classes starting in the 10th grade and work readiness training.

Air Force JROTC, FIRST Robotics, Honor Society, Key Club, Moot Court & thirty five other clubs and activities to satisfy any student's interests.

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