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Business Technology Early College High School (BTECH)

Overview written by the school: Students attending Business Technology Early College High School (BTECH) use technology, collaboration and problem-solving skills to solve everyday problems to compete in our global economy. Students have the opportunity to receive a high school diploma in four years and begin college classes in 10th grade at our college partner, Queensborough Community College (QCC). Our 9-14 model culminates in an applied Associate degree, free-of-cost, in Information Internet Technology or Computer Information Systems. Students also have the opportunity to apply for internships with various corporations. Additionally, SAP, our industry partner, provides site visits, job shadowing, and other Work-Based Learning (WBL) engagements.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 89% (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: 90% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 74% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.

Percentage of Students Safe: 84% 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: Business Technology Early College High School BTECH
Code: Q58A
Program description: Students have the opportunity to earn their High School Diploma in four years with earned college credit. BTECH is a 9-14 school model, offering students an opportunity to earn free college credit through Queensborough Community College towards an applied Associate degree. Students qualify to attend QCC through coursework and college readiness prerequisites. Additionally, students are offered early career opportunities through various internships.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 92
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 703
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 117
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then 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): 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, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, 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: Cricket
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: 519
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 14
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science

Ptech: 1
Earlycollege: 1

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

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Bellerose
Neighborhood: Bellerose

School Number: Q435
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 413
Council district: 23
Census tract: 1301
BIN: 4166101
BBL: 4079300002

About Business Technology Early College High School (BTECH)

Contacts

Address: 230-17 HILLSIDE AVENUE, QUEENS VILLAGE NY 11427
Latitude: 40.733066
Longitude: -73.738756
Phone number: 718-217-3613
Fax number: 718-217-3616
School email: [email protected]
Website: btechnyc.org
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q1, Q27, Q43, Q46, Q88, QM36, QM6, X68

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District Borough Number: 
26Q315
Academic opportunities: 

Early College and Career Model offering college and career advisement through college and industry partnerships.

Small school community that provides individualized support to students and families.

Restorative Justice school that implements restorative practices within the school community.

Family engagement includes Parent Mixer nights and Student Led Conferences in lieu of traditional Open Houses or Parent Teacher nights.

Access to technology and business labs with PCs, student resource center, and our FAB Lab (Fabrication Lab) including 3D printers and MAC computers.

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