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Maspeth High School

Overview written by the school: Maspeth High School was founded in September 2011. We operate under the classical philosophy that all knowledge is interrelated. We expect all of our students to graduate with an Arts Endorsed, Advanced Regents diploma in four years and attend top four-year colleges and universities. A graduate of Maspeth High School will have taken four years of Classical Language and be fully prepared for college, career, and productive citizenship.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 98% (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: 93% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 93% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 76% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 93% 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: Maspeth High School
Code: Q47A
Program description: Students will have taken four years of Classical Language, Latin or Mandarin, and be fully prepared for college, career, and productive citizenship. Students are strongly encouraged to take on AP and College Level Courses in order to challenge themselves throughout their four years of high school.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 229
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 4994
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 22
Seats 9 SWD: 41
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 613
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 15

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to District 24 students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents

Activities

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): ArgoNotes, Best Buddies, Chess, Classics, Dance, ECHO Literary Magazine, Fitness, Future Doctors, Homeric Society, Junior State of America, Key Club, Law Club, Maspeth Aeronautics and Space Association, Maspeth International, Maspeth Messenger, Mock Trial, Model UN, National Honor Society, Red Cross, Robotics, Science Olympiad, Smash Club, Speech and Debate, String Ensemble, Student Government, Tech Theater, Thespian Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Unity, Yearbook
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, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Tennis, 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: Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Flag Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
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): Baseball/Softball, Cheerleading, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 1212
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:35pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Latin, Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP 2-D Art and Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Drawing, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Macroeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Psychology, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Orientation; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Maspeth
Neighborhood: Maspeth

School Number: Q585
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 405
Council district: 30
Census tract: 49302
BIN: 4062864
BBL: 4028030001

About Maspeth High School

Contacts

Address: 54-40 74TH STREET, ELMHURST NY 11373
Latitude: 40.729939
Longitude: -73.887482
Phone number: 718-803-7100
Fax number: 718-803-7105
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.mhs.nyc
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q18, Q38, Q47, Q58, Q59, Q67, QM24, QM25, QM34

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District Borough Number: 
24Q585
Academic opportunities: 

Classical liberal arts curriculum. Students are required to read and write on a daily basis using technical speech and critical thinking skills. Students are expected to engage in public speaking throughout their four years at Maspeth High School.

Four years of History, Mathematics, Science, English, and Classical Language are required.

Maspeth High School offers an extensive fully-integrated fine arts program featuring Visual Arts, Orchestra, Dance, Theater, and Choir.

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