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Bayside High School

Overview written by the school: A New Visions school combining college-focused academics; professional learning experiences and internships; engaging clubs, teams, and events with personalized support designed to ensure success in college and beyond. Focus on post-secondary achievement begins at orientation and continues beyond graduation through our alumni network. Since 1936, Bayside has striven to ensure students are prepared for college and meaningful careers in this school of choice and vibrant community center. ACADEMICS - Six CTE programs - Numerous college-accredited courses - Comprehensive college preparation - Internships & other Work-Based Learning opportunities - iLearnNYC - Summer Bridge Program required.

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: 93% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 88% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 85% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 78% 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: Digital Art & Design
Code: Q12A
Program description: Preparation for creative careers using digital technology-a blend of art, computers and journalism-includes drawing, Photoshop, graphic design, web design, animation, and editing. Numerous college credit courses included. Visit for more information about college accredited courses.
Interest: Visual Art & Design
Method: Audition

Seats 9 GE: 87
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 603
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 15
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 95
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6
Eligibility: Open only to Queens students or residents
Audition information: Students will complete a still drawing and design exercise. All students will be interviewed and should bring a portfolio.

Seats 10: No

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (69-100), Math (65-100), Science (69-100), Social Studies (69-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (2.0-4.5), Math (1.9-4.5)
Academic rigor adjustment
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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, Animation, Anime, Archon, Arista, Art, Astronomy, Badminton, Bridge to Medicine, Cheerleading, Chess, Chinese, Chinese Yo-Yo,Coding, Desi, Drama, Ebony, Environmental, Filipino, Film, Food, Gaming, Garden, Habitat 4 Humanity, Hellenic, Hispanic, Hispanic Honor, International Fashion, Jewish Student U,K. Pop, Key Club, Korean, Make A Wish, Model UN, Muslim Association, Newspaper, Origami, Outdoors, Physics,RAFA, Robotics, Seekers,SING!, Smiles 4 Miles,SO, Tae Kwon Do, Ukelele, Vegan, Women's Empowerment,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: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, 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, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, 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: Golf
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Badminton, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-Fit, Handball, Intramurals, Table Tennis
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 2850
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP 2-D Art and Design, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Drawing, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Human Geography, AP Latin, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Internship Expected; Internships Available; Multi-Session School; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation

Geoeligibility: Open only to Queens students/residents
School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Bayside-Bayside Hills
Neighborhood: Bayside-Bayside Hills

School Number: Q405

Community board: 411
Council district: 19
Census tract: 1097
BIN: 4134578
BBL: 4060440001

About Bayside High School


Latitude: 40.771755
Longitude: -73.780296
Phone number: 718-229-7600
Fax number: 718-423-9566
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q13, Q28, Q31, Q76, QM20

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Numerous college-accredited courses in a variety of subject areas.

Comprehensive college preparatory curriculum and guidance model.

Internships & other Work-Based Learning opportunities are fully integrated into students' courses of study.

Summer Bridge Program required.

CTE program(s): Audio Engineer/Music Production, Computer Programming, Digital Art/Digital Communication, Environmental Engineering and Technology, Humanities and Historical Research, Sports Medicine & Management

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