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Forest Hills High School

Overview written by the school: Our Blue Ribbon School of Excellence is committed to academic excellence and preparation for college and career. Equal in importance is the focus on developing among our students a sense of community and citizenship skills for a multicultural society.
Diplomaendorsements: Arts, CTE, Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 91% (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: 90% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 86% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 72% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 77% 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: Academy of Chinese Studies
Code: Q19A
Program description: Program available to students who possess oral fluency in Chinese language. Students will develop high literacy in Mandarin and learn about Chinese culture through a sequence of classes and activities culminating in an AP class and a special project.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 25
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 556
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 22
Seats 9 SWD: 5
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 66
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 13

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents


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: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
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, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 3806
Start time: 9am
End time: 3:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Dual Language: Spanish
Language classes: American Sign Language, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science A, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language and Culture, AP Macroeconomics, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern

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

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Forest Hills
Neighborhood: Forest Hills

School Number: Q440

Community board: 406
Council district: 29
Census tract: 747
BIN: 4052143
BBL: 4021890002

About Forest Hills High School


Address: 67-01 110TH STREET, FOREST HILLS NY 11375
Latitude: 40.729402
Longitude: -73.845637
Phone number: 718-268-3137
Fax number: 718-793-7850
School email:
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q23, Q38, Q60, Q64, QM10, QM11, QM12, QM4, QM40, QM42, QM44

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Carl Sagan Science/Math Honors Academy (STEM): Health Professions

Law and Humanities, Richard A. Brown Honors Law Institute, Public Service Academy

Drama Academy, Instructional and Voice Performing Academy

Full Honors program; College Now: CUNY LaGuardia and Queens College

CTE program(s): Entrepreneurship/Virtual Enterprise, Law Academy/Legal Studies

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