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Pan American International High School

Overview written by the school: Pan American International High School is a diverse learning community of recently-immigrated English Language Learners (ELLs). Our primary focus is English language development, while providing opportunities for students to enhance their Spanish language skills. Our partnerships with organizations such as Urban Arts cultivate the leadership of students in their communities through service, learning projects, internships, and the arts. We are committed to creating an environment that celebrates students' individual identities while preparing them to be successful in college and become productive members of the global community.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 89% (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: 92% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 96% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 42% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 96% 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: Pan American International High School
Code: Q03A
Program description: This is a comprehensive CTE program which includes rigorous study in: Information Technology, Computer Repair, Coding, Adobe, and Web Design. Additionally, AP Studio Art, Drawing and Painting, Photography, Theater, and Music. In partnership with: SUNY University of Albany, LaGuardia Community College, Theater Development Fund, International Network for Public Schools, and College for Every Student.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened: Language

Seats 9 GE: 92
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 341
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 37
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents whose home language is Spanish

Seats 10: Yes


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): Advanced English, Art Club, Art Design and Exhibition, ASPIRA, Baile Folklorico/Dance Club, ELA/Math Regents Prep, English as a New Language Beginners Class, Family Festivals, Fresh Prep, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Leadership Project/Student Congress, Movie Club, Newspaper, Peer Tutoring, Photography, Social Action Projects and Campaigns, Spanish Literacy, Sports, Student Life, Talent Show, Theater and Zumba Classes
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, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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: Basketball, Cross Country, Handball, 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: Cricket
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 423
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 4:00pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Hindi, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP 2-D Art and Design, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Credit Recovery; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform
Bbat: 1
International: 1

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

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Elmhurst
Neighborhood: Elmhurst
Campus name: Elmhurst Educational Campus
School Number: Q744
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 404
Council district: 25
Census tract: 463
BIN: 4437166
BBL: 4016000061

About Pan American International High School


Address: 45-10 94TH STREET, ELMHURST NY 11373
Latitude: 40.74373
Longitude: -73.870642
Phone number: 718-271-3602
Fax number: 718-271-4041
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 7 to Junction Blvd
Bus lines near the school: Q29, Q38, Q53-SBS, Q58, Q72

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Students complete Performance-based Assessment Tasks (PBATs) as a replacement for some Regents Exams.

Partnerships with: CUNY LINCT, State University of Albany, La Guardia Community College Now, Theater Development Fund, Repertorio Espanol

Electives: Photography, Psychology, Comic Books, Latin and Modern Dance, Drumming, Yoga and Community Service and Internships

Advanced Placement in: Computer Science, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Biology, English and Studio Art.

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