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Queens High School for Language Studies

Overview written by the school: Queens HS for Language Studies is a committed, caring community of learners. Located in Flushing, Queens, we are a small, close-knit high school with the opportunities of a large campus. In addition to taking a challenging core curriculum, every student at QHSLS is learning language. Half our students are native-Chinese speakers learning English as a new language, and half are English-speakers learning Chinese as a world language throughout all four years of high school. All students are expected to achieve an Advanced Regents diploma, and with the support of dedicated teachers, counselors, and fellow classmates, our students are prepared for the next stage, confident in their academic skills and ready for success in college.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 91.000003% (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: 93.000001% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 81% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 92.000002% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 88.999999% 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: Queens High School for Language Studies
Code: Q62A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened: Language

Seats 9 GE: 91
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 523
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 57
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3
Eligibility: Fifty percent (50%) of the incoming 9th graders will be English Proficient students and fifty percent (50%) Chinese (Mandarin)-speaking English Language Learners as per New York City Department of Education guidelines.

Seats 10: 0
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): After School Tuitoring (CPC), Chinese Student Association, Chorus Club, Feminist Flight Club, Math Club, Green Team, Game Club, Pilot Club, Escape Room Club, Storyteller Clubs, Photography Club, Debate Club, K-Pop Dance Club, Badminton Club, Key Club, Pool Club
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Handball, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, 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: Badminton, Basketball, Handball, Indoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Table 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: 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: 447
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:28pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese
Language classes: Mandarin
Advancedplacement courses: AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Calculus BC, AP Biology, AP United States History, AP Psychology
Additional info: College Trips,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Internships Available,Multi-Session School,Online Grading System,Summer Internships,Uniform

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Flushing
Neighborhood: Flushing
Campus name: Flushing Educational Campus
School Number: Q460
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 407
Council district: 20
Census tract: 1161
BIN: 4113172
BBL: 4050020001

About Queens High School for Language Studies


Address: 35-01 Union Street, Flushing NY 11354 (40.764892,-73.826811)
Latitude: 40.765166
Longitude: -73.82789
Phone number: 718-888-7530
Fax number: 718-888-7526
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 7 to Flushing-Main St
Bus lines near the school: Q12, Q13, Q15, Q15A, Q16, Q17, Q19, Q20A, Q20B, Q25, Q26, Q27, Q28, Q34, Q44-SBS, Q48, Q50, Q65, Q66, QM20, QM3

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Academic opportunities: 

CUNY College Now classes at Queens colleges: students can take enrichment classes for high school and college credit.

SAT Prep, one-on-one college admissions counseling, college access classes, and internship opportunities in 11th and 12th grade.

Robust, student-led extracurricular programs after school

Four-year Mandarin Chinese language program with extended day for electives (theater, statistics, computer programming, visual arts)

Lunch-time and after-school tutoring offered in partnership with CPC

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