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Cambria Heights Academy

Cambria Heights Academy is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 10.

Education Quality
Cost Of Living
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Cambria Heights Academy says

At Cambria Heights Academy, we believe that students need to build confidence and expertise in cutting-edge technologies and new media in order to achieve success in the 21st century. Thus, we utilize technology as a learning tool and provide individualized academic plans for all students. Our graduating seniors will be creative thinkers who can comfortably navigate the ever-changing world of technology.


iLearn school, Digital English, Graphic Design, Internship Program, AP Courses, College Now, Academic Networking, Social Networking, Media and Study Center, Structured Lunch, Office Hours, Advisory, Enrichment, Online classes including Spanish and French (Empower 3000, Apex Learning, Aventa, K12), JupiterGrades (Online Grade book), Freshman Arts Immersion Experience (African Dance, Graffiti Art, Music Production, Theatre, Voice), Basketball, PSAL Girls Basketball, PSAL Track, Step Club, Dance Club

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 81

Admission Method: Limited unscreened


Buses: Q1, Q110, Q17, Q2, Q3, Q36

Trains: F to 179th St



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



Admission Priorities

  • Priority to Queens students or residents who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City residents who attend an information session
  • Then to Queens students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2


  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English (Online)
  • French (Online)
  • Spanish (Online)

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 145
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 84
10 60
Ungraded 1

Cambria Heights Academy'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 Cambria Heights Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 11 : 1
Gender 54% Male / 46% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

74% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Cambria Heights Academy.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 2%
Hispanic/Latino 8%
Black or African American 87%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4%

There were 7 incidents of bullying last year at Cambria Heights Academy, which equals 0.0897 incidents per student.


Anti-Bias, Art, Ballroom Dance, Basketball, Dance, Game, Green Club, Journalism, Media, Music, Regents Prep, Robotics, Saturday School, Sound Production, Step Team, Student Government, Theatre, Track.
  • Art Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Robotics
  • Student Government
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Basketball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
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