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Middle College High School at LaGuardia Community College

Overview written by the school: Our mission is to offer students opportunities to achieve success by providing a small personalized environment on a college campus. We provide tangible experiences that help students connect to the next stages of their academic and social lives as well as their careers. There is open access to the campus of LaGuardia Community College and students may enroll in college classes as part of their high school instructional program. All students are expected to graduate with a minimum of 24 college hours.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 91% (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: 78% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 73% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 90% 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: Middle College High School at LaGuardia Community College
Code: Q30J
Program description: Portfolio-based assessment, five year early college program and out-of-school internships.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 82
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1517
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 19
Seats 9 SWD: 15
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 344
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 23

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Districts 24 and 30 students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (65-100), Math (65-100), Science (65-100), Social Studies (70-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (1.9-4.5), Math (1.9-4.5)

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): 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, Soccer, 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, Golf, 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: Golf
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: 508
Start time: 8am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: American Sign Language, French, Italian, Korean, Spanish

Bbat: 1

Earlycollege: 1

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

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Hunters Point-Sunnyside-West Maspeth
Neighborhood: Hunters Point-Sunnyside
Campus name: Middle College Educational Campus
School Number: Q520
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 402
Council district: 26
Census tract: 179
BIN: 4003442
BBL: 4002490001

About Middle College High School at LaGuardia Community College

Contacts

Address: 45-35 VAN DAM STREET, LONG ISLAND CITY NY 11101
Latitude: 40.744412
Longitude: -73.93364
Phone number: 718-392-3330
Fax number: 718-392-3315
School email: [email protected]
Website: mchslic.org
Subway lines near the school: 7 to 33rd St-Rawson St; E, M, R to Queens Plaza
Bus lines near the school: B24, B62, Q100, Q101, Q102, Q32, Q39, Q60, Q67

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District Borough Number: 
24Q520
Academic opportunities: 

Performance/Portfolio-based assessment tasks (PBATs) required in sophomore (Gateway) and senior (Oral Defense) year.

The focus in 9th and 10th grades is academic and literacy skill development to prepare students for college course work.

Starting in the 10th grade, students become eligible to apply for college courses.

During 12th grade students can apply to remain a fifth year to receive their Associate Degree or earn college credits from LaGuardia Community College

All students enroll in college classes and receive extra support through seminar classes.

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