Students enrolled 1197
School leader MR. JAE HYUN CHO
Transportation options Yes
District New York City Geographic District #26

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74-20 Commonwealth Blvd
Bellerose, NY 11426

(718) 736-7100
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4 stars
Based on 12 ratings

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September 26, 2014
I like that this school is small and kept clean. the principal is very nice and understanding. However, the part that i hate the most is that there are no AP classes. How are you supposed to get in a great college without any AP classes. All that they offer is some College Now classes.

- submitted by a student
March 29, 2013
I love this school because it like a gate way to college this school prepares you for college despite what people said about this school this school provides AP classes and also when you are a senior you will have a choice in classes unless you fail any previous classes and yes I AM A SENIOR we also have dear/advisory whenever you have a problem in this school i recommend you speak to your dear teacher they will tell you who you can speak too so yeah 4 yrs it's been fun

- submitted by a student
May 11, 2010
I am very happy my daughter attends and is graduating this school. She learned life lessons that are so valuable and I am proud of the entire process. I thank QHST for so much.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 02, 2010
School improving with after school programs and attracting more students who from my son's school who did not consider it in the past. My neighbor is sending her child there over the other local schools because of its small school intimacy and programs

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April 30, 2010
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no rating April 12, 2010
I was skeptical at first but my daughter got into better colleges than her friends in honors programs at other district 26 schools. Plus she was able to learn to work with all kinds of students.

- submitted by a parent
December 21, 2009
The school is safe and a convenient location but the challenge factor is non-existent. My 1st son did well on the regent exams but had great difficulty learning study skills for college. It cost us a lot of time and money (for low grades in college classes), before he was able to catch up. My second son, who had done very well in middle school (ARISTA), doesn't even bring his book bag home because he gets no work. The philosophy of 'inclusion' classes (where all levels of students are mixed in the classes), may look nice, warm and fuzzy on paper but it does not work. The students who have generally done poorly in classes, bright kids or not, tend to be the disciplinary problem youngsters. To have them in classes with students who want to learn is catastrophic. The school had great potential but 'sold out.'

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June 01, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
QHST is great, better than most other schools because of the small learning communities we feel like we know everyone so we don't feel competitive with most kids, its easy to pass and easy to fail, just need to stay focus

- submitted by a student
no rating May 26, 2009
Teachers are excellent. Curriculum is substandard. My kid is bored out of her skull. No advanced classes. There is almost a prejudice against competitive classes.

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating January 17, 2008
With 3 small learning communites it's like three schools in one. Teachers, staff and students all know each other, not like other bigger high schools where you're just a number. If your looking for honors this is not for you, but that does not mean you can't succeed. My son just graduated and was offered many scholarships to colleges and is doing well in school now. You will get what you put into it. My daughter is now in 9th grade and loves it. She does find school very easy though, but I know she will always be on top and the end result is getting into a good college and I know she will, just like her brother did. Friendly atmosphere no real problems accept for a few kids pulling pranks against the school.

- submitted by a parent
January 04, 2008
Want the truth? This school is probably one of the most subtle and accepting high schools in New York City, however, when it's time to face the facts, it really isn't that great. My child entered this school last year and it was disasterous. Disasterous in respect to the courses. There were no challenges to face. My son probably would've gotten a more challlenging education at his middle school! It was a complete turn down.

- submitted by a parent
November 02, 2007
teachers are dedicated and in tune with student needs.

- submitted by a student
no rating October 21, 2007
There is no doubt that anyone who applies to this school will feel accepted. However, I'm gravely dissapointed with this school's cirriculum. Ambitious and advanced students do not have any challenges. This school is a huge dissapointment for academically exceling students! They give less than 1 hour of hw every night. They offer no AP or Honors courses and to top it off if you take the Spanish Proficiency in Junior High School and ace it you're still held for Spanish I-II . I came here with high hopes, but was dissapointed. The only probelm is the cirriculum. The teachers are great! As so is everything else!

- submitted by a student
no rating September 27, 2007
My daughter recently began this high school as a 9th grader. The school seems to academically, socially and culturally provide the tools for the students to have a fulfilling education here. I attended the Parent Orientation on Aug 30 and was very pleased with the comments provided by the teachers and the students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 10, 2007
Honestly, this school is excellent, with a one exception. I love the fact that all students have the same treatment in all inclusion classrooms with students of all abilities. There is a solid learning environment. However, I know that students sometimes excel in some academic areas and should be treated as so. They should create Honors or Advanced Placements classes to challenge the ones who need. They should include mixed ability classes, but also with Honors and AP classes. In my opinion, this is one of the safest schools in the city without metal detectors either. The kids are all friendly with one another. If I decide to transfer I know that I will miss the High School of Teaching dearly.

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July 14, 2007
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Queens High School Of Teaching Liberal Arts And Sc
74-20 Commonwealth Blvd, Bellerose, NY  11426
(718) 736-7100
Last modified Queens High School Of Teaching Liberal Arts And Sc is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Queens High School Of Teaching Liberal Arts And Sc Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top