Graduation Rate: 99% (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: 97% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 44% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 89% 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.)
Program 1: Queens High School for the Sciences at York College
Program description: Admission to this Specialized High School is based solely on the score earned on the Specialized High Schools Admission Test (SHSAT). Students should speak to their school counselors in the Fall to register for the SHSAT.
Interest: Science & Math
Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents who take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)
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: Bowling, Handball, Swimming, Tennis
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Bowling
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
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
Total students: 475
Start time: 8am
End time: 3:18pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Macroeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
School accessibility description: Fully Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y
School Number: Q774
Community board: 412
Council district: 27
Census tract: 246
About Queens High School for the Sciences at York College
Address: 94-50 159TH STREET, JAMAICA NY 11433
Phone number: 718-657-3181
Fax number: 718-657-2579
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: E, J, Z to Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer
Bus lines near the school: Q1, Q110, Q111, Q112, Q113, Q114, Q17, Q2, Q20A, Q20B, Q24, Q25, Q3, Q30, Q31, Q34, Q36, Q4, Q40, Q41, Q42, Q43, Q44-SBS, Q5, Q54, Q56, Q6, Q60, Q65, Q76, Q8, Q83, Q84, Q85, Q9, X64
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AP courses: Biology, Calculus AB/BC, Chemistry, Chinese, English Lang. and Composition, Environmental Sci., Physics C, Spanish, US/World History
Students have the opportunity to enter science, mathematics, and technology competitions at the city, state, and national levels
CUNY College Now in Biology, Sociology, Health Services, Nutrition and Health, Pre-Calculus, and Psychology. Course offerings vary from year to year.