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Baccalaureate School for Global Education

Overview written by the school: The Baccalaureate School for Global Education (BSGE) is authorized by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization to offer the Diploma Programme, a challenging college preparatory course of study that meets the needs of highly motivated students enabling them to succeed in post-secondary institutions. We expect all students who complete our course of study to be candidates for the IB Diploma. Our student body is comprised of an ethnically diverse and economically varied population. BSGE students learn in an environment that encourages inquiry as well as intellectual and social development. Our school community is committed to fostering learning opportunities enriched with global understanding and a sense of social responsibility.
Diplomaendorsements: Math

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 99% (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: 96% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 59% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 84% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 91% 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: International Baccalaureate Program
Code: Q41A
Program description: Pre IB Diploma Programme and Diploma Programme for achievement in math, science, technology, humanities, arts, foreign language, and community service requirement.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 87
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 3368
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 39
Seats 9 SWD: 15
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 121
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: Average (90-100)
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (3.5-4.5), Math (3.7-4.5)


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): Chess, Dance, Debate, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Helping Hands Service Committee, Indoor Dodgeball, Indoor Soccer, Library and Laptop Access for Research/ Homework/ College Applications, Math Club, Newspaper, Peer Tutoring, Robotics, Student Councils, Subject Tutoring, Visual Art/ Open Studio, Vocal and Instruments, Yearbook
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Soccer
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, Soccer, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 534
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 7 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Mandarin, Spanish

Additional info: Student Parent Orientation

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Queensbridge-Ravenswood-Long Island City
Neighborhood: Queensbridge-LIC

School Number: Q798

Community board: 401
Council district: 26
Census tract: 55
BIN: 4009499
BBL: 4006340036

About Baccalaureate School for Global Education


Address: 34-12 36TH AVENUE, ASTORIA NY 11106
Latitude: 40.755366
Longitude: -73.927169
Phone number: 718-361-5275
Fax number: 718-361-5395
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: M, R to 36th St; N, W to 36th Ave
Bus lines near the school: Q101, Q102, Q104, Q66

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Authorized by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization to offer the Diploma Programme

Pre-IB Diploma Programme (IB Years 3 & 4), IB Diploma Programme (IB Years 5 & 6), Extended Essay, Theory of Knowledge, and CAS (Creativity, Activity and Service)

IB Diploma examinations in Experimental Sciences, Mathematics, Foreign Language, World Literature, History of the Americas, and Visual Art or Technology

Four years of Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, English, History, Arts/ Technology and Physical Education

50-100 hours of Community and Service expected by May of sophmore year

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