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Richmond Hill High School

Overview written by the school: Richmond Hill High School supports students in exploring their individual interests and talents through career-themed academies, such as IT, Robotics & Engineering, Software Engineering, Hospitality & Tourism, Criminalistics & Forensics, Art & Design, and Health Sciences, offering paid internships. Students take a unique college-planning class that supports them through test preparation, research, application, and financial aid/scholarship processes. Students are also offered Advanced Placement (AP), CUNY College Now, St. Francis' College Bridge and SUNY College in the Classroom courses, which can earn students up to 18 college credits. We have strong community ties and use these relationships to benefit families with social/emotional supports.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 68.000001% (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: 88% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 87% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 56.999999% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 81.999999% 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: Ninth Grade Career Exploration Academy
Code: Q35B
Program description: This academy prepares students for various 10th grade career-themed options. Based on students' ninth grade interests, they can choose from the following options: Software Engineering, Hospitality & Tourism, IT, Engineering & Robotics, Health Sciences, Art & Design, and A+ Certification. Participation in these academies leads to internship opportunities and work-based learning opportunities. Partnerships with both SUNY, CUNY, & St. Francis College allow students to earn up to 18 college credits.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 109
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 383
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 21
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 96
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

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): Saya Leadership, Bollywood Dance Fusion,Rainbow Coalition, Red Cross, Cheer and Dance Team, Museum Explorers, Anime, Robotics, College Now courses, SAT Preparation, PM School, Regents Preparation, Tutoring, SAYA!, The Underground News Team, Freshmen Leadership, Student Association
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, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, 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, Bowling, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, 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, Golf
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: 1,613
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP United States History, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Calculus AB, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP World History: Modern, AP Calculus BC
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Community School,Community Service Expected,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internship Expected,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Richmond Hill
Neighborhood: Richmond Hill

School Number: Q475
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 409
Council district: 28
Census tract: 124
BIN: 4195688
BBL: 4093210001

About Richmond Hill High School


Address: 89-30 114th Street, Richmond Hill NY 11418 (40.695171,-73.833815)
Latitude: 40.695888
Longitude: -73.833681
Phone number: 718-846-3335
Fax number: 718-847-0980
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: J to 111th St; Z to 121st St
Bus lines near the school: Q10, Q24, Q37, Q55, Q56, Q8, QM18

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Software Engineering program provides students with skills in computer programming, robotics, web & game design, physical computing, and 3D printing.

Criminalistics and Forensics Institute allows students to apply scientific techniques, such as fingerprinting and DNA analysis, to solving crimes.

Health Sciences Academy prepares students for success in the fast-growing health industry, with courses in anatomy, physiology, and biotechnology.

IT, Robotics & Engineering Academy prepares the next generation of A.I. designers for an industry that is predicted to approach $100 billion by 2020.

CTE program(s): Hospitality and Tourism (NYSED-Approved), SEP - Computer Science (Web Design and Digial Communication)

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