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Epic High School - North

Overview written by the school: Epic High School (Epic)-North, an outgrowth of the New York City Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), provides a rigorous, culturally relevant, academic program that prepares students for the demands of college and careers. Epic's personalized approach to instruction challenges students to dream big and design their futures. It engages students in solving real-world problems and supports their individual progress and growth. Epic students graduate confident in their ability to transform the world around them.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 88% (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: 83% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 76% 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: 92% 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: Epic High School - North
Code: Q65A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 69
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 581
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 12
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 108
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 9

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

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


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): Yearbook Committee, Gaming Club, Drama Club, Youth Leadership Council, Art Club, Photography Club, Student Council
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
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): League Team Sports: Boys Baseball, Girls Softball, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Girls Volleyball, Boys Soccer
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 411
Start time: 9:00am
End time: 4:00pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Tutoring; Internships Available; Summer Bridge

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Richmond Hill
Neighborhood: Richmond Hill

School Number: Q636

Community board: 409
Council district: 28
Census tract: 120
BIN: 4441342
BBL: 4094350016

About Epic High School - North


Address: 94-25 117TH STREET, SOUTH RICHMOND HILL NY 11419
Latitude: 40.693006
Longitude: -73.829407
Phone number: 718-570-8230
Fax number: 718-570-8231
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: J to 111th St
Bus lines near the school: Q10, Q24, Q37, Q41, Q55, Q56, Q8, QM18

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Culturally relevant practices; Blended instruction with both teacher-led classes and use of digital resources; Real-world problem-based learning

Experiences, college and career counseling starting in ninth grade, internships, college-level courses in upper grades

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