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Cambria Heights Academy

Overview paragraph: At Cambria Heights Academy, we have a 9-12 CTE computer science program that builds our students' expertise in cutting-edge technologies and new media. In addition, with our one-to-one student-to-laptop ratio, we utilize technology as a learning tool across the disciplines in all content areas. Our personalized advisory program provides ongoing academic and social-emotional support, and our graduating seniors are creative thinkers who can comfortably navigate the ever-changing world of technology.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 86% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 86% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 71% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 75% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 87% 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: Cambria Heights Academy
Code: Q44A
Program description: All students are admitted into our software engineering program and after completing the necessary coursework have the option of graduating with a CTE diploma in addition to a high school diploma.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Offer Rate: -98% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 68
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 427
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 13
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 114
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 9

Seats 10: Yes-10
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Test: coding session (on-site)


Extracurricular activities: Art, Anime Club, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Chess, Chorus, Dance, Digital Music, Double Dutch, Music Production, New Media, Robotics, Step Team, Student Government, Theater, Track, Yearbook, and other clubs depending on student interest
Psal Sports Boys: Basketball, Bowling
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Bowling, Indoor Track
Psal Sports Coed: Double Dutch
School sports: Basketball, Bowling, Flag Football, Soccer, Track

Other info

Total students: 353
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Internship Expected; Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

School 10th seats: Y

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Jamaica
Neighborhood: Jamaica

School Number: Q799
Shared space: No
Community board: 12
Council district: 23
Census tract: 480
BIN: 4222072
BBL: 4104430001

About Cambria Heights Academy


Address: 188-04 91st Avenue, Hollis NY 11423
Latitude: 40.711849
Longitude: -73.771195
Phone number: 718-736-7320
Fax number: 718-736-7325
School email: [email protected]
Subway: N/A
Bus: Q1, Q110, Q17, Q2, Q3, Q36, Q43, Q76, Q77, Q83, X64, X68

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CTE program(s) in: Software Engineering/Computer Science

iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Software Engineering is a required course at our school

Software Engineering Program (SEP), Robotics, Graphic Design, Digital Textiles, Junior/Senior Internships, CUNY College Now, and AP classes

Regents Prep, Office Hours, Advisory, Enrichment, Pupilpath, Kinvolved, and Arts classes (origami, music production, video/film, Photoshop, etc.)

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