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High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety

High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
85
Cost Of Living
78
Climate
74
Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety says

We provide our students with a state-of-the-art facility. We work in collaboration with the New York City Police Department and Police Athletic League. Our school offers a challenging academic program and an introduction to careers in law enforcement and public safety. By fully integrating the theme of law and public safety throughout the educational program, students come to understand how all areas of study are interrelated and how their educational experience supports career choices. Our students are offered a well-rounded experience.

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Curriculum

Introduction to Law Enforcement, Introduction to Science and Public Safety, Introduction to Forensic Science, Forensics and Anatomy; Syracuse University Project Advance: Advanced Forensic Science (four college credits), Psychology (three college credits); Criminology, Constitutional Law, Theater Production, Annualization, Police Athletic League (PAL) Center, Mentoring, Media Center, Courtroom, Forensic Laboratory, Fitness Center, Rooftop Track

Program Overview

Challenging standards-driven academic program. In collaboration with the school community and various partners, students will be introduced to careers in law enforcement and public safety.

Program Specialization: Law & Government

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 160

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades

  • Math: 75-100
  • Science: 75-100
  • Social Studies: 75-100
  • English: 75-100

Transportation

Buses: Q113, Q4, Q5, Q6

Trains: F to Jamaica 169th Street

Finance

Finance

Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Admissions

Admissions

Admission Priorities

  • Priority to Queens students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

82% of students graduate from High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety

Test Scores

1196 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 406
SAT Verbal 406
SAT Writing 384

NYC Report Card

B
Environment
C
Progress
B
Performance
B
Overall Score
C
College and Career Readiness
  • AP English Literature and Composition

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 534
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 197
10 109
11 126
12 101
Ungraded 1

High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 22 : 1
Gender 53% Male / 47% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

63% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 15%
Black or African American 74%
Asian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Bullying

There were 28 incidents of bullying last year at High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety, which equals 0.0527 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Student Government, New York Police Department (NYPD) Explorers, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives(NOBLE) Mentoring Program, National Honor Society, Music Production/Songwriting, Drama
  • Art Club
  • Drama Club
  • Honor Society
  • Student Government
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Double Dutch
  • Indoor Track
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Double Dutch
  • Indoor Track
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