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Francis Lewis High School

Overview written by the school: Our mission is to prepare every student for success in college, career, and life. Through a strong sense of community, students are encouraged and supported to reach their full potential. Our unique guidance approach ensures personalized attention to address students' individualized needs. Our state-of-the-art data systems monitor student progress and achievement. As a result, our students are academically prepared and challenged for the future. In our college-bound culture, students thrive in a nurturing and secure learning environment that focuses on developing 21st century leaders.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 89.999998% (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: 92.000002% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 93.000001% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 77.999997% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 87% 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: Jacob K. Javits Law Institute
Code: Q20A
Program description: This program distinguishes itself with recognition in Mock Trial and Moot Court competitions. A small learning community which offers law-related courses including: You and The Law, Constitutional & Business Law, Mock Trial, Debate Team, and Bioethics.
Interest: Law & Government
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 69
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 3175
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 46
Seats 9 SWD: 10
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 440
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 44

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Priority to students who live in the zoned area for up to 50% of the seats
Admissions priority 2: Then to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then 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, Fencing, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, 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, Fencing, Flag Football, Golf, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
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: Cricket
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: 4,468
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 3:15pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese
Language classes: American Sign Language, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP English Language and Composition, AP World History: Modern, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP Computer Science A, AP Statistics, AP Physics 1, AP Calculus BC, AP Biology, AP Seminar, AP Psychology, AP Japanese Language and Culture, AP Latin, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Calculus AB, AP Microeconomics, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE)

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

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Auburndale
Neighborhood: Auburndale

School Number: Q430
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 411
Council district: 20
Census tract: 1417
BIN: 4148763
BBL: 4068820001

About Francis Lewis High School


Address: 58-20 Utopia Parkway, Fresh Meadows NY 11365 (40.740875,-73.795049)
Latitude: 40.740724
Longitude: -73.79283
Phone number: 718-281-8200
Fax number: 718-746-2017
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q17, Q30, Q31, Q65, Q88, QM1, QM31, QM35, QM5, QM7, QM8

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

A wide variety of specialized programs: Science Research, Math Research and Robotics, University Scholars, Jacob Javits Law Academy

Gateway for the Sciences, Sports and Heath Sciences, Forensic Science Academy, Journalism Academy, Engineering Academy, Virtual Enterprise

International Studies, Art, Drama, Dance, Instrumental and Choral Music Ensembles

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

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