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Civic Leadership Academy

Overview paragraph: 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.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 96% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 90% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 57% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 76% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 94% 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: 119
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1139
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 10
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 259
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 11

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


Extracurricular activities: Art Club, Boys Group, College Readiness Club, Community Service Club, Dance Club, Girls Group, Guitar Club, Literary Magazine, Robotics, Yearbook
Psal Sports Boys: Rugby, Table Tennis
Psal Sports Girls: Rugby, Table Tennis

School sports: Fall/Spring Basketball Tournament, Flag Rugby, Table Tennis Club

Other info

Total students: 529
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 2:50pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
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 U.S. History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Health Center; Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: 1
School 10th seats: Y

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Elmhurst
Neighborhood: Elmhurst
Campus name: Elmhurst Educational Campus
School Number: Q744
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 4
Council district: 25
Census tract: 463
BIN: 4437166
BBL: 4016000061

About Civic Leadership Academy


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]
Subway: 7 to Junction Blvd
Bus: Q29, Q38, Q53-SBS, Q58, Q72

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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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