Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Block scheduling
Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Honors track

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Creative writing
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
French

Support

6
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer
Gym
Library
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Remediation
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Developmental delay

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 44% 48%
Hispanic 23% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 22% 9%
Black 12% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 15% 8%
Female 47% 49%
N/A 53% 51%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 58% 43%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
3
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Volleyball
Cheerleading
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Gardening
Yearbook
Student newspaper

Culture

Students typically come from these schools PS.196
  PS.220
  PS.175
Students typically continue on to these schools NYC Specialized HS Programs
  Forest Hills HS

Teachers

World languages spoken by staff Arabic
French
Italian
Russian
Spanish
Tagalog
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Punjabi

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 53% 39%
Source: See notes

Sources

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