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Queens High School for the Sciences at York College
  • Public
  • JAMAICA, NY

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade C minus
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Queens High School for the Sciences at York College is a top rated, public school located in JAMAICA, NY. It has 480 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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94-50 159TH ST
JAMAICA, NY 11433
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1420
312 responses
Average ACT
32
54 responses
AP Enrollment
0%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$61,808
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,449
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$444,310
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 25 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 25 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 96 responses
  • Multicultural Feast
    21%
  • Winter Concert
    17%
  • Annual Talent Show
    16%
  • Spring Concert
    16%
  • Halloween Parade
    8%
  • Prom
    7%
  • Senior Trip
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
480
Free or Reduced Lunch
62%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
16%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,654
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 33 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 33 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 33 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
67%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 33 responses
21%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 33 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 33 responses

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