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Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability

Overview written by the school: The mission of our school is to prepare students for college and career opportunities. Special projects and courses promote the theme of environmental and social sustainability. Students are expected to graduate with the analytical skills needed to pursue their own scholarly passions and interests after high school.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 73% (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% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 70% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 43% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 79% 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 Park High School for Environmental Sustainability
Code: Q36A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 46
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 139
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 8
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 55
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 2: 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): 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: 304
Start time: 8am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 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 Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP United States History

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

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 Park High School for Environmental Sustainability

Contacts

Address: 100-00 BEACH CHANNEL DRIVE, ROCKAWAY PARK NY 11694
Latitude: 40.586066
Longitude: -73.822624
Phone number: 718-734-3280
Fax number: 718-734-3286
School email: [email protected]
Website: RockawayParkHS.com
Subway lines near the school: A, S to Beach 105th St
Bus lines near the school: Q21, Q22, Q53-SBS, QM16

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District Borough Number: 
27Q324
Academic opportunities: 

Internship program with local community organizations such as Rockaway Waterfront Alliance, Rockaway Youth Task Force, RDRC.

Collaboration with community partners, SYEP that offers training to 150 of our students and guarantees summer jobs.

Specialized music program includes learning guitar and rock band.

Partner with College Access for All, overnight college trips, SAT prep, cultural awareness trips.

Attendance incentive trips such as Citifield, Hershey Park and Great Adventure

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