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Scholars' Academy

Overview written by the school: Scholars' Academy is an academically accelerated high school that prepares students for college and careers of the 21st century. Comprised of multi-talented students, our diverse student body is challenged by an ambitious curriculum in English, math, science, social studies, Spanish language, and the arts. Teachers work closely with students on an individual basis within a school-wide cooperative group structure to ensure their success. High school students follow a strict dress policy and students are expected to perform at a high level academically. Scholars' Academy is ranked on the Best NYC High Schools by US News and World Report.
Diplomaendorsements: Arts, Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 100% (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: 94% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 85.000002% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 97.000003% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 93.000001% 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: Scholars' Academy
Code: Q72A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 129
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1391
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 11
Seats 9 SWD: 25
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 138
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: 0
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
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): South Asian Cultural Club (SACC), Theater Model UN, Muslim Student Association (MSA), WCC (World Cultural Club), BSU (Black Student Union), Medical Club, Muslim Student Association (MSA), Photography Club, Green Team, Key Club, Student Government, Math Team, CHEM Club, Business Administration Club, Journalism Club, Law 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, Bowling, Cross Country, Swimming
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, 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, Stunt
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Coed Archery, Cheerleading
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 1,311
Start time: 8:45am
End time: 3:35pm

Final grades: 6 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Chemistry, AP Physics 1, AP Art History, AP English Language and Composition, AP Biology, AP Computer Science A, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP United States History, AP Calculus AB, AP Psychology, AP Calculus BC, AP World History: Modern, AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: College Trips,Dress Code,Online Grading System,Orientation,Uniform

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Breezy Point-Belle Harbor-Rockaway Park-Broad Channel
Neighborhood: Breezy Point-Rockaway Park

School Number: Q180

Community board: 414
Council district: 32
Census tract: 938
BIN: 4303722
BBL: 4161590012

About Scholars' Academy


Address: 320 Beach 104th Street, Rockaway Park NY 11694 (40.584543,-73.825162)
Latitude: 40.584109
Longitude: -73.825711
Phone number: 718-474-6918
Fax number: 718-945-8958
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

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Accelerated curriculum allows most students to complete Regents requirements early and begin college and AP courses as early as sophomore year.

Advanced Placement and college level courses in English, history, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, Spanish language, visual arts, and music

Two-year Visual Arts track or Music track required for students; elective options available in visual arts, music, drama, and technology

A comprehensive college awareness program is weaved into the curriculum, including opportunities for up to five visits to college campuses

School based internship program is available in senior year

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