Graduation Rate: 99% (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: 74% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 85% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 80% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: The Young Women's Leadership School, Queens
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Seats 9 GE: 69
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 502
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 12
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 53
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4
Eligibility: Open only to Female-Identified students
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: Average (83-100)
Standardized Test Scores: Average (2.4-4.5)
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): Fitness Club, Art Portfolio Club, Volleyball Club, Fun with Robotics, Math Club, ELL Sister Support, DeStress Movies, Glamour Gals, Research Center, Theater Club, Rhythm & Voice, I Am Me, Bowling Team, FEMCHO, Photography, Flag Football, Debate Team, DREAMers Alliance, Community Service Club, Cooking Club, Student Government, Muslim Student Association, Science Honor Society, Tigers Step Team, Medical Professionals Club, TYWLS Times Newsletter, Tuesday Tutoring, Anime, Bollywood 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: No data
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track
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
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Flag Football, Middle School Basketball
Flag for female only school: 1
Flag for male only school: No data
Total students: 547
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:17pm
Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Orientation; Uniform
School accessibility description: Fully Accessible
NTA: Briarwood-Jamaica Hills
Neighborhood: Briarwood-Jamaica Hills
School Number: Q680
Community board: 408
Council district: 24
Census tract: 236
About Young Women's Leadership School, Queens (TYWLS)
Address: 150-91 87TH ROAD, JAMAICA NY 11432
Phone number: 718-725-0402
Fax number: 718-725-0390
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: E, J, Z to Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer; F to Parsons Blvd
Bus lines near the school: Q1, Q110, Q111, Q112, Q113, Q114, Q17, Q2, Q20A, Q20B, Q24, Q25, Q3, Q30, Q31, Q34, Q36, Q4, Q40, Q41, Q42, Q43, Q44-SBS, Q5, Q54, Q56, Q6, Q65, Q76, Q77, Q8, Q83, Q84, Q85, Q9, X68
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Opportunity to take Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, U.S History, Seminar, Research, Seminar Women in Fairytales, Computer Science Principles, and college classes at Queens College, York College, LaGuardia Community College, and Monroe College.
Accelerated STEM courses offered to all students through core classes and electives. Electives include Technology, Psychology, Choir, Studio Art, Health Science, and American Legal System.
Free tutoring program every Tuesday and Saturdays six weeks prior to Regents examinations.
Students grades 9-12 have access to the full-time Director of College Counseling through the College Bound Initiative.
Students are instilled with a senses of community, and principles of responsible decision-making.