Queens High School For The Sciences At York College

  • Queens High School For The Sciences At York College serves 474 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Queens High School For The Sciences At York College placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Queens High School For The Sciences At York College's student population of 474 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Queens High School For The Sciences At York College is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Queens High School For The Sciences At York College is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#156 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
81%
9%
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Hispanic
5%
27%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.340.71
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Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #28 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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