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Quest to Learn

Overview written by the school: At Quest to Learn High School, students are true designers and lifelong learners. They understand that the important challenges of today's world cannot necessarily be solved in traditional ways. Our high school curriculum helps students learn core content in ways that are applicable to the real world as well as college and career.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 79% (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: 89% 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: 68% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 69% 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: Quest to Learn Upper School
Code: A25A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 58
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 419
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 15
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 174
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 12

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Priority to District 2 students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to Manhattan students or residents
Then to New York City residents

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): Drama, Media Arts, Music (Midori & Friends), PSAL Sports, Q2L Ambassadors, Technology
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, 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, Bowling, 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: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Basketball, Cheerleading, Track/Cross Country
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 545
Start time: 8:05am
End time: 2:25pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Orientation

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Hudson Yards-Chelsea-Flatiron-Union Square
Neighborhood: Chelsea-Union Sq
Campus name: Bayard Rustin Educational Campus
School Number: M440
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 104
Council district: 3
Census tract: 89
BIN: 1013096
BBL: 1007420007

About Quest to Learn

Contacts

Address: 351 WEST 18TH STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10011
Latitude: 40.742867
Longitude: -74.002136
Phone number: 212-488-3645

School email: [email protected]
Website: q2l.org
Subway lines near the school: 1 to 18th St; A, C, E, L to 14th St
Bus lines near the school: M11, M12, M14A, M14D, M20, M23-SBS, M55, M7, X1, X10, X10B, X12, X17

Hotels near Quest to Learn

District Borough Number: 
02M422
Academic opportunities: 

iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning.

Advisory, Game Design & Media Arts, Electives, National Honor Society, Student Government

Partnership with Institute of Play (IOP)

Hudson Sailing Program

College Now Partnership with Baruch College Affiliation with Hudson Guild for PSAT/SAT Prep, employment opportunities, and community service offerings.

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