QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE SCIENCES AT YORK COLLEG

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9450 159TH ST
JAMAICA, NY 11433
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Phone: 718-657-3181
School Information
  • School Rating: 5
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: New York City Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 16:1
  • Students/Grade: 108.8
  • Number Students: 435
  • Number Teachers: 25
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 60
  • Principal: Ms Lenneen Gibson
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (1959 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (48 Reviews)
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    Topic: Student Culture & Diversity | Rating:
    Posted 2016-07-01
    "I don't want to say it was bad, but as a biracial student, I had a more difficult time fitting in than others did. Kids from the same ethnic backgrounds tended to gravitate towards each other, which makes sense, but can be a little inclusive to those who don't fit the mold. Sexual Orientation was never an issue--everyone is extremely accepting. Religion could be a little controversial among some students but overall wasn't a huge issue."
    Topic: Academics | Rating:
    Posted 2016-07-01
    "Right now, the school is considered the 6th best in the state (according to student standardized test scores). The teachers are extremely helpful and dedicated (for the most part), and the workload is tough but manageable. Students do attend tutoring often and students/teachers are willing to give up free periods to help tutor those who need help."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-06-01
    "The teachers here are very dedicated and are devoted to the success of their students. Students can approach them with any problem that they have and are reliable when it comes to other school activities."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-06-01
    "This school has everything a student needs. As a small school, everyone knows each other and connects easily. You can build a great network of friendships and it is guaranteed that you'll do your best."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-05-01
    "The school is unique especially because of its small and close-knit environment. It was always easy to make friends and by the end of freshman year, I pretty much knew everyone in my grade. The majority of the kids are supportive, kind, and willing to help out if another student is struggling in class or has a problem."
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