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High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety

Overview written by the school: We provide our students with a state-of-the-art facility. We work in collaboration with the New York City Police Department and Police Athletic League. Our school offers a challenging academic program introducing careers in law, law enforcement, and public safety. By fully integrating the themes of law enforcement and public safety throughout the educational program, students come to understand how all areas of study are interrelated and how their educational experience supports their career choice.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 79% (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: 54% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 62% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 72% 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: Law Enforcement and Public Safety
Code: Q21A
Program description: Challenging standards-driven academic program. In collaboration with the school community and various partners, students will be introduced to careers in law enforcement and public safety.
Interest: Law & Government
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 136
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 508
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 24
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 134
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: Average (63-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (1.8-4.5), Math (1.5-4.5)


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): Art, Cheerleading, College and Career Mentoring, Television Production, Girls on Point Mentoring, My Brother's Keeper Mentoring, Hip Hop, Music Production/ Songwriting, National Honor Society, NYPD Explorers, Student Government, Dance, Volleyball, Yearbook, Justice Club, Talent Shows
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Outdoor Track
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: Double Dutch
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: 462
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Credit Recovery; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Uniform

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

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Baisley Park
Neighborhood: Baisley Park

School Number: Q690
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 412
Council district: 28
Census tract: 278
BIN: 4464077
BBL: 4123350049

About High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety


Latitude: 40.686208
Longitude: -73.784144
Phone number: 718-977-4800
Fax number: 718-977-4802
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q111, Q113, Q114, Q4, Q5, Q6, Q84, Q85, QM21, X63

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College Now: Onsite John Jay. Offsite York, Monroe, John Jay, and Baruch

Electives: Law Enforcement Careers, Public Safety Careers, Criminal Justice, NYPD Fitness, Legal Writing

Courtroom, Forensics Lab, Fitness Center, Rooftop Track, TV Production Studio, Music Studio, Art Studio, Computer Labs

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