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John Adams High School

Overview written by the school: The new and improved John Adams High School is proud to offer several nationally renowned programs. John Adams believes for students to perform successfully, they need both a rigorous academic curriculum and safe environment. John Adams High School offers a world renowned International Baccalaureate (IB) program, screened STEM, Future Educator and Pre-med programs. Thirty-one sports teams, over twenty Advanced Placement (AP) and College Now classes, partnership with SUNY Farmingdale and York college. John Adams has developed a new court room for the law academy, Zspace, Virtual/Augmented reality hardware & software for our STEM/Premed Academy. John Adams also offers JROTC, Robotics, life guard certification, Mock Trial and Virtual Enterprise.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, NYS Seal of Biliteracy, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 81.999999% (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: 87% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 83.999997% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 47% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 73.000002% 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: STEM and International Baccalaureate Academy
Code: Q10A
Program description: STEM and International Baccalaureate Academy is a rigorous program of study for highly motivated students. The goal of the STEM-IB Program is to develop well-rounded students who are ready to take advanced courses in preparation for college. Students who successfully complete the IB coursework/requirements will receive the globally recognized IB Diploma. Students studying in the STEM academy will learn from teachers who are passionate about their subjects and their students' future. Students will immerse themselves in engineering, robotics, Virtual Reality/ Augmented reality and computer science courses with the opportunity to earn industry credit and opportunities to exercise their skills in real-world experiences. In the STEM Academy, students are able to take, IB, AP, SUNY Farmingdale and CUNY College Now courses to earn up to 30 college credits.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology; Science & Math
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 57
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 303
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 11
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 59
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Open 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, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, 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, Flag Football, Golf, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, 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
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: 2,492
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Bengali, Spanish
Language classes: Bengali, French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Environmental Science, AP Calculus AB, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Biology, AP United States History, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Community School,Community Service Expected,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internship Expected,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: South Ozone Park
Neighborhood: South Ozone Park

School Number: Q480
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 410
Council district: 32
Census tract: 864
BIN: 4202849
BBL: 4095400002

About John Adams High School


Address: 101-01 Rockaway Boulevard, Ozone Park NY 11417 (40.680065,-73.838616)
Latitude: 40.679639
Longitude: -73.837298
Phone number: 718-322-0500
Fax number: 718-738-9077
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: A to 104th St
Bus lines near the school: Q11, Q112, Q21, Q37, Q41, Q52-SBS, Q53-SBS, Q7, Q8, QM15

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Dual Enrollment with SUNY Farmingdale

College Now through CUNY York College

International Baccalaureate Program

JROTC Airforce Program

STEM/PRE-Med/Future Educators Programs

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