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Programs

Classes

1
Languages
including: Spanish
Performing & written arts Drama
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Support

Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 55% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 27% 9%
White 10% 48%
Black 7% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 3% 8%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 100% 43%
Female 15% 49%
Male 85% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
9
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
Girls sports Cross country
Basketball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Golf
Baseball
Track
Wrestling
Soccer
Volleyball
Cross country
Basketball
Tennis
Boys sports (misc.) Handball, cricket

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Parents Association School Leadership Team Port Authority of NY and NJ JFK/Laguardia Airline Partners
Students typically come from these schools Enrollment is open to all NYC junior high school students.
Students typically continue on to these schools City University of New York
  State University of New York
  Private Technical Colleges

Awards

Academic award NYC Progrss Reports - "A" Rating - 2 Consecutive Years
Year received 2008
Academic award US News and World Report - Bronze Medal School - 2 Consecutive Years
Year received 2008
Academic award Aviation Week and Space Technology - Leaders of Tomorrow Award - 9 Consecutive Years
Year received 2008

Teachers

World languages spoken by staff Cantonese
French
Italian
Korean
Mandarin
Russian
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Polish, Romanian, Hungarian

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 69% 39%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Transportation options (misc.) Busses - B24, Q32, Q39, Q60, Q67. Subways - 7 to 33rd St

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
Teacher characteristics NYSED, 2011-2012