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York Early College Academy

Overview written by the school: The mission of York Early College Academy is to develop the skills needed for success in college and careers. College preparation is continually communicated to our students. This goal is expressed by teachers, parents, and the surrounding, supportive community. In addition to a challenging and advanced academic curriculum, we are pleased to offer students the opportunity to graduate from our school with 40-60 college credits. Our students have the full support of York College, the Early College Initiative, and the Department of Education. York Early College Academy is an open road to college.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 98% (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: 69% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 93% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% 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: York Early College Academy
Code: Q43A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 69
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 881
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 13
Seats 9 SWD: 12
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 89
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Individual Interview (On-Site)
Writing Exercise (On-Site)


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: Basketball, Bowling
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Table 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
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: 658
Start time: 8am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP United States History, AP World History: Modern

Earlycollege: 1

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: South Jamaica
Neighborhood: South Jamaica

School Number: Q008
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 412
Council district: 27
Census tract: 258
BIN: 4216655
BBL: 4101780001

About York Early College Academy


Address: 108-35 167TH STREET, JAMAICA NY 11433
Latitude: 40.69719
Longitude: -73.787192
Phone number: 718-262-8547
Fax number: 718-558-4257
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q111, Q112, Q113, Q114, Q4, Q42, Q5, Q60, Q83, Q84, Q85, X64

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