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Humanities & Arts Magnet High School

Overview written by the school: Our strong academic focus is coupled with an equally strong sequence in Visual Arts(2d and 2d drawing, digital art, pottery, ceramics), Performing Arts (Dance) and Computer Network Engineering and Robotics. Students can also become New York State Licensed in Cosmetology, Nail Science Technology, and Barbering; receiving career skills upon graduation, giving them a viable source to pay for college. Our college-going culture is fostered by a continuing partnership with Farmingdale State, Queens College, York College and multiple Advanced Placement courses. Students can graduate in less than four years and earn as many as 21 credits towards an Associate degree beginning in 9th grade.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 83.999997% (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: 86.000001% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 76.999998% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 55.000001% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 80.000001% 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: Performing Arts: Dance Institute
Code: Q53A
Program description: Our program has a unique focus expanding students' knowledge, introducing and refining techniques and skills in various genres of dance (Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Ethnic) vocabulary and principles in both a historical and cultural context. We have a state of the art dance studio that is used to promote student development of kinesiological body awareness, technical facility, spatial expressiveness, and personal creativity which enables a focus for choreography, Scoring, and dance composition.
Interest: Performing Arts
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 34
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 235
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 6
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 58
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

Seats 10: 1
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: Basketball, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 372
Start time: 8:07am
End time: 2:57pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Psychology, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP English Language and Composition, AP 2-D Art and Design
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Cambria Heights
Neighborhood: Cambria Heights
Campus name: Campus Magnet Educational Campus
School Number: Q490
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 413
Council district: 27
Census tract: 53401
BIN: 4238003
BBL: 4110490001

About Humanities & Arts Magnet High School


Address: 207- 01 116th Avenue, Cambria Heights NY 11411 (40.698786,-73.74633)
Latitude: 40.697819
Longitude: -73.745728
Phone number: 718-978-2135
Fax number: 718-978-2309
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q27, Q4, Q77, Q83, X64

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Academic opportunities: 

Graduate Early Program, SAT Prep Classes, Saturday Academy, Internships

Students will receive NYS certification in programs of choice

Dance, Online Courses, CDOS and Arts Regents Endorsements, Digital Art Design Technology, Robotics

College Courses with Farmingdale and York College

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