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High School for Community Leadership

Overview written by the school: We are a small, college preparatory high school with a focus on service and leadership development. Our academic program includes an intense course sequence that emphasizes writing with voice and purpose, critical thinking and a strong foundation in mathematics. Our students are expected to take four years of math, including courses beyond pre calculus, as well as science, such as advanced biology and chemistry. Students are expected to apply to Tier 1 and Tier 2 colleges.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 94% (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: 83.999997% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 91.000003% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 69% 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: High School for Community Leadership
Code: Q33A
Program description: Introduction to cooking and baking.
Interest: Culinary Arts
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 91
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 590
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 113
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, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Lacrosse, 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, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, 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, Double Dutch, Golf, 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: 456
Start time: 9:00am
End time: 3:15pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: French, Spanish

Additional info: College Trips,Dress Code,Extended Day Program,Online Grading System,Orientation,Uniform

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Briarwood-Jamaica Hills
Neighborhood: Briarwood-Jamaica Hills
Campus name: Jamaica Educational Campus
School Number: Q470
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 408
Council district: 24
Census tract: 452
BIN: 4448806
BBL: 4098580100

About High School for Community Leadership


Address: 167-01 Gothic Drive, Jamaica NY 11432 (40.714551,-73.798658)
Latitude: 40.713218
Longitude: -73.797237
Phone number: 718-558-9801
Fax number: 718-558-9807
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: F to 169th St
Bus lines near the school: Q1, Q17, Q2, Q25, Q3, Q30, Q31, Q34, Q36, Q43, Q65, Q76, Q77, X68

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Culinary Program

CAD Design and 3D Printing in conjunction with Parsons/The New School for Design, Chess, and Comparative Anatomy & Physiology

Music program includes Latin Jazz, Rock, and String Ensembles

Internships with the Queens Library, Chapin Home for the Aged, Grace Episcopal Church's Food Pantry as well as other community-based organizations

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