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World Journalism Preparatory: A College Board School

World Journalism Preparatory: A College Board School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 6 through 12.

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

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Overview

Overview

World Journalism Preparatory: A College Board School says

At World Journalism Preparatory, journalism is a tool used to share learning and practice the habits of critical thinking regarding citizenship and democracy through publication. Student publications include a school newspaper, magazines, television programs, podcasts, websites, blogs and wikis. Immersion Journalism opportunities exist for fieldwork, creative projects, performances, interviews and readings set in the community. The school has writing labs for parents as well as students. Students visit television networks, newspapers, publishers, colleges and other post-secondary schools. A comprehensive portfolio of work is a requirement for assessment.

Curriculum

Career and Technical Education (CTE) for Media Communication and Journalism; Writing and Research Intensives, Workshops, Studio Time, SAT Prep, CollegeEd, Internships and Job Shadowing, Work-Study, Journalism Camp, College Summit, Advisory Small Group Support, Individualized College Planning

Programs

Program Specialization: Communications

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 54

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

This program provides an honors-level sequence of courses in science, technology, engineering, and math. This challenging scholastic experience includes preparation for authentic science research and writing in signature national science competitions (Intel, Westinghouse, Siemens). Additionally, Franklin Center students will publish a juried science journal (non-print) of original science research under the mentorship of leading science teachers, scientists, and publishers.

Program Specialization: Science and Math

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 27

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: Q12, Q16, Q28, Q31, Q76

Trains: 7 to Main Street-Flushing

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 continuing 8th graders
  • Then to New York City residents who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

87% of students graduate from World Journalism Preparatory: A College Board School

Test Scores

1441 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 489
SAT Verbal 471
SAT Writing 481

NYC Report Card

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Environment
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Progress
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Performance
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Overall Score
B
College and Career Readiness

Awards

World Journalism Preparatory: A College Board School received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Latin (Online)
  • Spanish (Online)

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 595
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 86
7 85
8 81
9 97
10 93
11 83
12 69
Ungraded 1

World Journalism Preparatory: A College Board School's relatively even 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 World Journalism Preparatory: A College Board School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1
Gender 42% Male / 58% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

48% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at World Journalism Preparatory: A College Board School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 52%
Hispanic/Latino 20%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 22 incidents of bullying last year at World Journalism Preparatory: A College Board School, which equals 0.0387 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Broadcast, Competitive Speech and Debate, Drama, Election Connection, Environmental Club, Greek, Friday Jam, Literary Magazine, Model United Nations, Newspaper, Photography, Principal's Advisory, Publications, Readings and Performances, Screenwriting, Spanish, Student Government, Student Newspaper, Town Hall, Videography, Web Design, Yearbook
  • Debate
  • Drama Club
  • Environmental Club/ Environmental Awareness Association
  • Literary Magazine
  • Photography Club
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Fencing
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Fencing
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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