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Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School

Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary 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

Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School says

Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School (Gateway), The Public School with a Private Flair, is committed to discipline and hard work. We are proud of the high academic achievement of our students. We are currently recognized for their performance in mathematics. Our focus is on Health Careers and students are required to participate in the Hospital Experience Program at Queens Hospital Center. Our staff is part of a nurturing school environment that includes involved parents and supportive partners. Together, we hold high expectations for the success of all students.

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Curriculum

PSAT/SAT Prep (students in grades 9-11 must take the PSAT examination at Queens Gateway each October), Extended Day Tutorials, College Now, Hospital Internships, Medical Distinguished Speaker Series, Pharmacy Program, Emergency Medical Services Program, Medical Mentoring for Boys, Medical Mentoring for Girls, Hospital Volunteering, Pre-Nursing Program, College Advisories, Guidance Advisories, Double period science and mathematics

Program Overview

To provide ongoing exposure to health science careers. All students are required to take four years of mathematics and science.

Program Specialization: Health Professions

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades

  • Math: 80-100
  • Science: 80-100
  • Social Studies: 80-100
  • English: 80-100

Transportation

Buses: Q25, Q46, Q65

Trains: E to Van Wyck Blvd ; F to Parsons Blvd

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 Districts 28 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

94% of students graduate from Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School

Test Scores

1538 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 523
SAT Verbal 513
SAT Writing 502

NYC Report Card

C
Environment
A
Progress
B
Performance
B
Overall Score
A
College and Career Readiness

Awards

Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 783
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 110
7 99
8 88
9 131
10 127
11 127
12 101

Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary 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 Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 23 : 1
Gender 38% Male / 62% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

63% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 3%
Hispanic/Latino 16%
Black or African American 45%
Asian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 1 incidents of bullying last year at Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School, which equals 0.0016 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Academic Intervention Services, After-school Debate, Annual Blood Drive, Arista, Band, Basketball, Boys and Girls Soccer, Breast Cancer Awareness Program, City Harvest, College Prep Workshops, Debate, Disaster Relief Initiatives, Double Dutch, FED Challenge, Feed the Hungry Campaign, Floor Hockey, Girls Volleyball, Guidance Workshops, Haitian Relief Fund, Health and Wellness, Health Science, Independent Study, Leadership Class, Mock Trial, Physics, PM School, Regents Tutoring, Santa's Helpers Toy Drive, Saturday Academy and Journalism Class, Social Wellness, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Step Team, Student Government, Teacher Assistant Program (TAP), Theatre Guild, Yearbook
  • Band
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Debate
  • Mock Trial
  • Student Government
  • Yearbook
  • Cross Country
  • Outdoor Track
  • Cross Country
  • Outdoor Track
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