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George Washington Carver High School for the Sciences

Overview written by the school: The mission of our school is to provide students with an in-depth, well-rounded education that emphasizes science and mathematics. Classroom teaching and learning are complemented with authentic, inquiry-based research experiences. The combination of research and teaching experience prepares students to become critical-thinkers and problem-solvers who pursue careers in biological sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, and veterinary sciences. The emotional and social well-being of our student body is nurtured through restorative practices, academic and post secondary counseling, internships, community service, in a small and personalized learning community.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 72.000003% (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: 85.000002% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 62% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 63% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 82.999998% 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: Veterinary Science Institute
Code: Q45A
Program description: Classes stress genuine hands-on experiences with theory. Students will engage in the theory and practice of Veterinary Science laboratory techniques and the use of technology through hands-on activities and simulations. Students will also participate in field experiences and problem solving. Our facility houses a selected variety of species of animals, where students learn humane care and become proficient in the handling, care and maintenance of small animals.
Interest: Animal Science
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 45
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 223
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 9
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 64
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: 0
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 2: 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, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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, Flag Football, Indoor 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: Cricket, Stunt
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: 390
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 2:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP United States History, AP Statistics, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science
Additional info: Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Community Service Expected,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internship Expected,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education),Orientation

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Springfield Gardens North
Neighborhood: Springfield Gardens North
Campus name: Springfield Gardens Educational Campus
School Number: Q420
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 412
Council district: 31
Census tract: 330
BIN: 4280845
BBL: 4130570056

About George Washington Carver High School for the Sciences


Address: 143-10 Springfield Boulevard, Springfield Gardens NY 11413 (40.66903,-73.757744)
Latitude: 40.668235
Longitude: -73.756839
Phone number: 718-525-6439
Fax number: 718-525-6482
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q3, Q77, Q85

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Instructional programs that support English Language Learners

CTE program(s): Veterinary Science (NYSED-Approved)

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