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Rockaway Collegiate High School

Overview written by the school: At Rockaway Collegiate High School (RCHS), our students are engaged in enriched college preparatory and early college access programs. We offer a collaborative educational experience in which talented students are challenged by our nurturing staff to expand their intellect and develop the habits of inquiry, expression, critical thinking, problem-solving, research, and presentation. We value educating the whole child through academics, our advisory program, sports, community programs, and a variety of trips. New ninth grade students are paired with a peer mentor who will assist and encourage them on their journey to college and beyond.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 63.999999% (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: 80.000001% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 51.999998% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 50.999999% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 70.999998% 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: Rockaway Collegiate High School
Code: Q48A
Program description: Starting in the ninth grade, students learn to read complex texts and are required to write in all subject areas showing a connection across all contents. In the 11th grade, students can begin to earn college credits and take college courses.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 113
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 160
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 1
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 57
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

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): 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: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, 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, Lacrosse, 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: No data
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: 327
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: Career and Technical Education (CTE),Community School,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education)

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Breezy Point-Belle Harbor-Rockaway Park-Broad Channel
Neighborhood: Breezy Point-Rockaway Park
Campus name: Beach Channel Educational Campus
School Number: Q410
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 414
Council district: 32
Census tract: 94201
BIN: 4303773
BBL: 4161670099

About Rockaway Collegiate High School


Address: 100-00 Beach Channel Drive, Rockaway Park NY 11694 (40.586012,-73.825317)
Latitude: 40.586066
Longitude: -73.822624
Phone number: 718-734-3290
Fax number: 718-734-3276
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: A, S to Beach 105th St
Bus lines near the school: Q21, Q22, Q53-SBS, QM16

Hotels near Rockaway Collegiate High School

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Academic opportunities: 

College Access for All, CUNY College Now program through Kingsborough Community College and York College

College Preparatory-Advanced Placement Courses in Literature, Language, Environmental Science, Calculus and Spanish

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

Saturday Success Academy, PM School, Summer Bridge, Regents Prep Courses, Advisory Program, Mentoring Program

CTE program(s): Web Design and Digital Communications

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