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Bayside High School

Bayside High School is a coeducational public audition school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
84
Cost Of Living
84
Climate
89
Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Bayside High School says

At Bayside High School, all students graduate prepared to succeed in college and beyond. Clubs, teams and other student activities are aligned with this mission. Our curriculum undergoes constant improvement to ensure each student's post-secondary success and our staff continuously motivates every student. Our experienced guidance counselors support small caseloads of students to ensure that each student receives personalized attention.

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Curriculum

Specialized programs in Music Performance & Recording, Digital Art & Design, Environmental Science Engineering & Technology, Computer Programming & Web Design, Humanities & Non-Profit Management, Sports Medicine & Management

Programs

Students explore the exciting world of computer programming, web design and video game development; students have the opportunity to prepare for computer certifications. Numerous college-accredited courses included. Visit www.baysidehighschool.org for more information about college-accredited courses.

Program Specialization: Computer Science & Technology

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 100

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Preparation for art careers using digital technology – a blend of art, computers and journalism; includes drawing, Photoshop, graphic design, web design, animation, and video/audio editing. Numerous college-accredited courses included. Visit www.baysidehighschool.org for more information about college-accredited courses.

Program Specialization: Visual Art & Design

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 70

Admission Method: Audition

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades For Incoming Students

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

Preparation for a career in environmental science and research in making meaningful contributions to sustainability issues; students will develop analytical and process skills to be well positioned to work in emerging “green” industries.

Program Specialization: Environmental Science

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 100

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 85-100
  • Science: 85-100
  • Social Studies: 85-100
  • English: 85-100

Students learn about the Humanities including archaeology, anthropology, sociology, historical research, literature and art while simultaneously gaining insight about the structure, financing, and marketing of successful non-profit organizations along with the skill set needed to succeed in this challenging field.

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 100

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 85-100
  • Science: 85-100
  • Social Studies: 80-100
  • English: 85-100

Preparation for careers using languages other than English, including translation, international diplomacy, government, international business, trade, international law, the United Nations, the Peace Corps, and other opportunities. Students will complete sequences in two foreign languages. Languages offered: Spanish, French, Latin, Chinese, Korean, Japanese. Numerous college-accredited courses included. Visit www.baysidehighschool.org for more information about college-accredited courses.

Program Specialization: Law & Government

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 129

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Learn to perform on guitar, piano, bass, drums and vocals, write songs, record and produce in our new Music Production Studio. Preparation for careers in vocal and instrumental performance, as well as music production and studio recording. Beginners and experienced musicians are encouraged to apply and audition.

Program Specialization: Performing Arts

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 70

Admission Method: Audition

Entrance Requirements: Interview

Required Grades For Incoming Students

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

A focus on skills, knowledge, and work experience to pursue sports-related careers, inclusive of physical rehabilitation and therapy, as well as coaching, management, and media. Numerous college-accredited courses included. Visit www.baysidehighschool.org for more information about college-accredited courses.

Program Specialization: Health Professions

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 100

Admission Method: Educational option

Program Specialization: Zoned

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 169

Admission Method: Zoned

Transportation

Buses: Q13, Q28, Q31, Q76

Trains: 7 to Main Street-Flushing; E, J, Z to Sutphin Boulevard- Archer Avenue; F to 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

Entrance Requirements

  • Audition

Admission Priorities

  • Open only to Queens students or residents
  • For Q12E & Q12F only: a. Priority to students zoned to the school who attend an information session b. Then to Queens students or residents who attend an information session c. Then to students zoned to the school d. Then to Queens students or residents
  • For Zoned Program only: priority to students who live in the zoned area

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

85% of students graduate from Bayside High School

Test Scores

30 Average score for the ACT Composite

1449 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 523
SAT Verbal 462
SAT Writing 464

NYC Report Card

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

Awards

Bayside High School received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Art History
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Chinese Language and Culture
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP European History
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art: Drawing
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Chinese Native Language Arts
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 3,320
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 740
10 927
11 786
12 864
Ungraded 3

Bayside High 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 Bayside High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 19 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

71% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Bayside High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 19%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 22%
Black or African American 13%
Asian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 23 incidents of bullying last year at Bayside High School, which equals 0.0063 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Anime, Archon, Arista, Art, Art Show, Bayside for a Good Cause, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Black Student Union, Bowling, Break Dancing, Bridge to Medicine, Chamber Music, Chess, Computer Programming, Crafting, Debate, Drama, Gospel Choir, Green, Health Nuts, History, Jazz Pops, Junior State of America, Key Club, International, Literary Magazine, Math Team, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Multicultural Clubs (Chinese, Desi, Filipino, French, Greek, Italian, Korean, European and Jewish Culture); Newspaper, Orchestra, Photography, Piano, Poetry Read Aloud, Seekers, Shakespeare Competition, Smiles for Miles, Solo Voice Recital, Senior, Junior, Sophomore and Freshman Councils, Winter and Spring Concerts, Yearbook
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Debate
  • Drama Club
  • Literary Magazine
  • Math Team
  • Mock Trial
  • Photography Club
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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