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Cambria Heights Academy

Overview written by the school: 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: 83% (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: 88% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 72% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 63% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 80% 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.

Seats 9 GE: 69
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 350
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 12
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 79
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: Basketball, Bowling
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, Indoor Track
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: Double Dutch
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: 370
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Japanese, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern

School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Jamaica
Neighborhood: Jamaica

School Number: Q799

Community board: 412
Council district: 23
Census tract: 480
BIN: 4222072
BBL: 4104430001

About Cambria Heights Academy

Contacts

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]
Website: nycacademy.org
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q1, Q110, Q17, Q2, Q3, Q36, Q43, Q76, Q77, Q83, X64, X68

Hotels near Cambria Heights Academy

District Borough Number: 
29Q326
Academic opportunities: 

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.)

CTE program(s): Software Engineering Pilot

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