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Civic Leadership Academy

Overview written by the school: Civic Leadership Academy is a small school offering a challenging academic program with the goal of every student going to college. Our high expectations and focus on strong work habits, combined with an emphasis on critical reading, writing, and thinking skills, promote college and career readiness. The learning environment is highly personalized and supported by a dedicated and caring staff. Our curriculum is enhanced by a focus on community service, which gives students opportunities to discover their place in the world and their capacity to make a difference in their communities. We encourage parents to take an active role in helping us reach the goal of every student going to college.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 92% (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: 89% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 45% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 78% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 93% 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: Civic Leadership Academy
Code: Q76A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 121
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1541
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 13
Seats 9 SWD: 21
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 345
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 16

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math

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): Art Club, Basketball Club, Boys Group, Chess Club, College Readiness Club, Comic Book Club, Community Service Club, Crafts Club, Dance Club, Girls Group, Glee Club, GSA, Homework Help, Literary Magazine, Peer Group Connection (PGC), Running Club (NYRR STRIDES), and 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: Rugby, Table Tennis
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Rugby, Table Tennis
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): Basketball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 593
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Health Center; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Elmhurst
Neighborhood: Elmhurst
Campus name: Elmhurst Educational Campus
School Number: Q744
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 404
Council district: 25
Census tract: 463
BIN: 4437166
BBL: 4016000061

About Civic Leadership Academy

Contacts

Address: 45-10 94TH STREET, ELMHURST NY 11373
Latitude: 40.74373
Longitude: -73.870642
Phone number: 718-271-1487
Fax number: 718-271-3408
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.clanyc.org
Subway lines near the school: 7 to Junction Blvd
Bus lines near the school: Q29, Q38, Q53-SBS, Q58, Q72

Hotels near Civic Leadership Academy

District Borough Number: 
24Q293
Academic opportunities: 

CUNY College Now: Queens College, Hunter College, John Jay College; STEP Academy at Baruch College, NYU, and St. John's University

The Opportunity Network, Weill Cornell Youth Scholars Program, SAT Prep, Regents Prep, Peer Tutoring, College Awareness, College Tours

Lunch Tutoring, National Honor Society (NHS); Music, Art, and Dance Programs; New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Competition

National Association for Music Education Tri-M Music Honor Society, Saturday English as a New Language program for students and parents

After-School programs: The After-School Corporation (TASC)

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