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School leader:  PRINCIPAL - MR. ANTHONY D. BARBETTA
149-11 Melbourne Avenue
Queens, NY 11367

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(718) 575-5580
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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Paid public transportation
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Humanities
  • Arts
    Jazz band, Orchestra, Photography
  • World languages
    French, Spanish, Japanese, Latin
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129 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a student · October 20, 2016
Townsend Harris High School is filled with pompous teachers with little regard for their students. Teachers at Townsend Harris High School overload the students under the disguise of "getting students college ready" (practically drill this message... more

Develops character: Neutral
Submitted by a community member · May 18, 2016
The school pushes for these values, but the competition amongst students does make some students lose integrity.

Overall:
Submitted by a community member · May 18, 2016
The workload was challenging with very high standards. This would either push you to do and be better or break you. It is a great school academically.

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a community member · December 09, 2015
Some days I feel that it's way too much and teachers should coordinate when to give tests. Having to to homework AND study for 3 exams in one night is extremely overwhelming

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Last modified: October 20, 2016
Last modified Townsend Harris High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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