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Queens High School of Teaching Liberal Arts and School

Queens High School of Teaching Liberal Arts and School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
85
Cost Of Living
83
Climate
90
Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Queens High School of Teaching Liberal Arts and School says

Queens High School of Teaching, Liberal Arts and the Sciences is an ideal school for students who wish to become educators or work in related fields. Our students are programmed into one of three small learning communities where they are known by peers and teachers. We offer a daily literacy program with an emphasis on self-selected reading, a student Advisory program, and a Teaching Institute (see program description). The school is a state-of-the-art facility with contemporary computer labs, science labs, and a theatre; the school also has extensive community partnerships. We are located on a beautiful 32-acre landscaped campus in eastern Queens.

Curriculum

Exploration of Teaching and related education professions, Internships through the Teaching Institute, Internships in other career professions through the WISE Individualized Senior Experience program, Museum Art Internships, College Now, St. John's University College Advantage Program, College level courses at Queens College and Queensborough Community College, Advisory, Drop Everything and Read (DEAR)

Program Overview

Students engage in teaching methods in all classes. Students can apply to a voluntary 1-year internship in teaching in 11th or 12th grade. Students are part of grade level cohorts and participate in interdisciplinary units and projects.

Program Specialization: Teaching

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 246

Admission Method: Educational option

Transportation

Buses: Q43, Q46

Trains: F to Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens

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 students attending PS/IS 266Q and PS/MS 208Q
  • Then to Districts 26 and 29 students or residents
  • Then to Queens students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

88% of students graduate from Queens High School of Teaching Liberal Arts and School

Test Scores

1279 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 434
SAT Verbal 425
SAT Writing 420

NYC Report Card

C
Environment
C
Progress
A
Performance
B
Overall Score
B
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Biology
  • AP United States History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,197
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 345
10 322
11 279
12 251

Queens High School of Teaching Liberal Arts and School'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 Queens High School of Teaching Liberal Arts and School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 20 : 1
Gender 46% Male / 54% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

54% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Queens High School of Teaching Liberal Arts and School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 12%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 17%
Black or African American 46%
Asian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Bullying

There were 65 incidents of bullying last year at Queens High School of Teaching Liberal Arts and School, which equals 0.0543 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Academic Excellence (ACE) Learning Support, After-school Samuel Field Y Recreation Program, Ambassadors Program, ARISTA, Art, Asian American, Book Club, Books and Bagels, Cheerleading, Chess, Choir, Chorus, Debate Team, Drama, Fashion, Film, Gardening, Habitat for Humanity, Mentoring, Music, National Honor Society, Robotics, Science Olympiad, SOS, STEP, Theater Group, Writing Center, Yoga
  • Art Club
  • Cheerleading
  • Chess Club
  • Debate
  • Drama Club
  • Drama/Theater
  • Film Club
  • Honor Society
  • Robotics
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cricket
  • Fencing
  • Golf
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Fencing
  • Golf
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
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