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Queens Preparatory Academy

Overview written by the school: Queens Preparatory Academy, a college preparatory learning community, is committed to providing our scholars with a challenging curriculum that emphasizes mathematics, science and writing achievement. Our project/problem based instructional model, where scholars sharpen problem solving skills, learn to think critically, present and defend arguments, prepare our scholars for careers in engineering, technology, computer science, physical sciences, law and communication. Queens Prep is equally committed to the emotional and social well-being of every scholar. We encourage the awareness of self and others through our advisory, community service, college education and enrichment programs.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 67% (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: 83% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 61% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 50% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 76% 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: Programming and Engineering
Code: Q04R
Program description: STEM: Basic training in the challenging courses related to the field of STEM; four years of math and science, electives, and exposure to the various opportunities in the engineering field and other math/science/technology related fields.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 92
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 284
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 67
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: Math, Science
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math

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): College Summit, Dance Club, Debate Team, Girls Who Code Club, GSA, Improvisation Club, Model UN, Peer Leaders Brotherhood & Sisterhood Leadership, Photography Club, Poetry Club, Video Editing 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: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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, Flag Football, Indoor 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, Stunt
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: 387
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 2:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Springfield Gardens North
Neighborhood: Springfield Gardens North
Campus name: Springfield Gardens Educational Campus
School Number: Q420
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 412
Council district: 31
Census tract: 330
BIN: 4280845
BBL: 4130570056

About Queens Preparatory Academy

Contacts

Address: 143-10 SPRINGFIELD BOULEVARD, SPRINGFIELD GARDENS NY 11413
Latitude: 40.668235
Longitude: -73.756839
Phone number: 718-712-2304
Fax number: 718-712-3273
School email: [email protected]
Website: qpacademy.org
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q3, Q77, Q85

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District Borough Number: 
29Q248
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