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Forest Hills High School

Overview written by the school: Forest Hills High School is a New York State Recognition School placing us in the top 5% of schools in the state. We have a long tradition of success through student achievement due to the variety of programs designed to engage students of all levels and interests. FHHS offers college level classes through its numerous Advanced Placement courses and through classes offered in partnership with local universities. Our special academies provide accepted applicants with real-world experiences that advance the students' learning outside of the classroom. Dozens of clubs and sports teams provide students with the opportunity to get involved in structured, competitive and community-oriented activities that compliment the students' academics.
Diplomaendorsements: Arts, CTE, NYS Seal of Biliteracy

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 87% (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: 88% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 82.999998% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 75.999999% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 60.000002% 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: This program is 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 that culminate in an AP class, a special project and the NYS Seal of Bi-literacy. This academy is supported by the Asia Society and the Hanban cultural group to ensure a full experience with Chinese culture.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 25
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 459
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 18
Seats 9 SWD: 5
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 70
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 14

Seats 10: 0
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): Animal Rights Club, Anime Club, Astro Club, Art Club, Black Student Union, Bollywood Club, Bukharian Club, Calligraphy Club, Cancer Awareness Society, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Christian Seekers, Comic Book Club, Dance Club, Dance Marathon, FIMRC, Girl Up Club, Girls Who Code, Green Team, Electric Guitar Club, Japanese Club, Judica Club, Korean Club, Key Club, Lacrosse Club, Law Association, Le Cercle Francais, LGBTQ+ Alliance, Math Study Club, Mental Health Awareness, Model UN, Muslim Student Association, Operation Smile, Photography Club, Political Awareness Club, Red Cross Club, Rocketry Club, Spirit Team, Sports Fanatic Club, STEM Council, Tutoring Club, Video Game Club, National Honor Society, Robotics Team, Science Olympiad, We The People, Forester (Yearbook Club), African Dance, Chinese Dance, Mexican Dance, Student Government
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): Boys' Varsity Bowling, Girls' Varsity Bowling, Boys' Cross Country, Girls' Cross Country, Boys' Varsity Soccer, Girls' Varsity Soccer, Girls' Varsity Volleyball, Girls' JV Volleyball, Girls' Varsity Tennis, Boys' Varsity Basketball, Boys' JV Basketball, Girls' Varsity Basketball, Boys' Indoor Track, Girls' Indoor Track, Boys' Wrestling, Boys' Varsity Baseball, Girls' Varsity Softball, Boys' Varsity Volleyball, Girls' Outdoor Track, Boys' Outdoor Track, Boys' Varsity Tennis, Boys' Varsity Handball, Girls' Varsity Handball, Girls' Varsity Lacrosse
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 3,705
Start time: 9:30am
End time: 4:00pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Dual Language: Spanish
Language classes: American Sign Language, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP World History: Modern, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Art History, AP United States History, AP Calculus AB, AP Macroeconomics, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Statistics, AP Computer Science A, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Calculus BC
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Community Service Expected,Extended Day Tutoring,Internships Available,Multi-Session School,Online Grading System,Orientation,Weekend Programs

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 (40.730017,-73.843972)
Latitude: 40.729402
Longitude: -73.845637
Phone number: 718-268-3137
Fax number: 718-793-7850
School email: [email protected]
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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STEM: Carl Sagan Science/Math Honors Academy

Law Academy

Drama Academy: Instructional and Voice Performing Academy

Music Academy and 2 Language Academies

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

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