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Flushing International High School

Overview written by the school: We serve recent immigrants who are both new to the United States and new learners of English. Teachers and students work in teams and teachers know their students well. Teams of teachers integrate interdisciplinary curriculum in which students work on projects that connect ideas from different classes. Both native language and English language development are supported across content areas. Students present graduation-level portfolio tasks as a requirement for graduation. Our program is designed to help immigrant students succeed in college and the world of work.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 71% (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: 91% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 51% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 90% 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: Flushing International High School
Code: Q25X
Program description: Offers a supportive yet challenging learning environment for new arrivals. All of our teachers are language teachers so that students are developing their English while learning content in every class. The curriculum is project-based and interdisciplinary so that students learn to be problem-solvers and critical thinkers. Students are supported not only in their academic learning but also their social-emotional learning through our advisory program.
Interest: Project-Based Learning
Method: Screened: Language

Seats 9 GE: 76
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 374
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 42
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents living in the United States four years or fewer and are English Language Learners per New York City Department of Education guidelines scoring at the Entering, Emerging, or Transitioning levels on the NYSESLAT, NYSITELL, or LAB-R.

Seats 10: No

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): Before- and After-School Academic Support, Chess, Creative Writing, Digital Video/Photography, Drama, Dream Team, Easy English Academy, Food and Cultural Explorers, Green Team, Guitar, IT, Music Club, Newspaper, Regents Prep, SAT Prep, Science Challenge/Robotics, Student Government and Video club
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Baseball, Soccer, 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: Badminton, Handball, Volleyball
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): Badminton,Baseball/Softball,Soccer,Volleyball, Table Tennis
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 426
Start time: 8:40am
End time: 3:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language

Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation
Bbat: 1
International: 1

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Murray Hill
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

School Number: Q189
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 407
Council district: 20
Census tract: 863
BIN: 4114763
BBL: 4050510027

About Flushing International High School

Contacts

Address: 144-80 BARCLAY AVENUE, FLUSHING NY 11355
Latitude: 40.759844
Longitude: -73.820548
Phone number: 718-463-2348
Fax number: 718-463-3514
School email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.fihsnyc.org
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q12, Q13, Q15, Q15A, Q16, Q17, Q25, Q26, Q27, Q28, Q34, Q48, Q65, QM3

Hotels near Flushing International High School

District Borough Number: 
25Q263
Academic opportunities: 

Performance-based assessment tasks (PBATs) in English, Math, Science, History, and Native Language.

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

Collaborative group work and interdisciplinary study; Small group advisories; Elective courses in academic subjects, arts, and technology

Internships in technology, arts and community-based organizations, as well as at local businesses; CUNY College Now

CUNY College Now program where students can take high school and college credit courses at Queens College for free

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