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Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Secondary School for Arts and Technology

Overview written by the school: Our school is known for being academic, artistic, and athletic while providing a warm and welcoming community. Our teachers meet weekly in either grade teams or departments to create rich and meaningful experiences for students. All students have a CORE teacher responsible for monitoring their academic and social/emotional progress. We have a partnership with College Bound Initiatives (CBI) which provides our students and families with a full-time college counselor. Come to a place where people know you well and are dedicated to supporting your future goals. Many of our staff members have been here for more than 10 years and our graduates often come back and visit. Be a part of the Wagner family!

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 96% (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% 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: 70% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 92% 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: Arts and Technology
Code: Q31J
Program description: Opportunities in the arts, career education, athletics, college classes, trips, and conferences.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 94
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1740
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 19
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 321
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 19

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Priority to Districts 24, 30, and 32 students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Course Grades: Average
Requirement 2: Standardized Test Scores: Average

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): Art, Board Game Club, Chess, Computer/Video Game Club, Dance/Cheer Club, Diversity Club, Gardening, Makers Club, Music Club, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Ping Pong Club, School Leadership Team, Student Government, Student Talent Showcases, Theater program with professional-level productions, Tutoring in Academic Subjects, Yearbook 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, 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, Golf, 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: 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: 649
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 2:51pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Hunters Point-Sunnyside-West Maspeth
Neighborhood: Hunters Point-Sunnyside

School Number: Q891

Community board: 402
Council district: 26
Census tract: 199
BIN: 4003540
BBL: 4002820001

About Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Secondary School for Arts and Technology

Contacts

Address: 47-07 30TH PLACE, LONG ISLAND CITY NY 11101
Latitude: 40.742839
Longitude: -73.936782
Phone number: 718-472-5671
Fax number: 718-472-9117
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.rfwagner.org
Subway lines near the school: 7 to 33rd St-Rawson St; E, M, R to Queens Plaza; G to Court Square
Bus lines near the school: B24, B62, Q100, Q101, Q102, Q32, Q39, Q60, Q67, Q69

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District Borough Number: 
24Q560
Academic opportunities: 

Students have a myriad of academic opportunities including, but not limited to, art classes which include Visual Art, Drama, and Digital Arts.

We offer Advanced Placement courses in English, World History, US History, Spanish, Environmental Science, and Calculus.

Year-long CORE courses for ninth graders; Student Government Association

National Honors Society, Music Club, Visual Arts, Theater, Advanced Theater

CUNY College Now; Early College opportunities; College Bound Initiative (CBI), monthly town hall meetings

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