Queens High School for the Sciences at York College Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#57
College Readiness Index
86.3
Math Proficiency
3.9
English Proficiency
3.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 418 Students
  • 24 Teachers

Queens High School for the Sciences at York College
94 50 159TH ST
JAMAICA, NY 11451

Phone: (718) 657-3181

District: New York City Public Schools

Overview

Queens High School for the Sciences at York College is ranked 8th within New York. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Queens High School for the Sciences at York College is 92 percent. The student body makeup is 56 percent male and 44 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 93 percent. Queens High School for the Sciences at York College is 1 of 405 high schools in the New York City Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#57
State Rank
#8
Magnet Rank
#24
STEM Rank
#137

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 418
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 93%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 53%
Full-Time Teachers 24

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 100%
Proficient in Math 100%
College Readiness Index 86.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 405
Total Students 304,334
Proficient in English (district average) 87%
Proficient in Math (district average) 83%
College Readiness (district average) 21.9

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