Queens High School For The Sciences At York College

94-50 159th St
Jamaica, NY 11433
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 1%
Serving 520 students in grades 9-12, Queens High School For The Sciences At York College ranks in the top 1% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 520 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in NY)
  • : Top 1%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Queens High School For The Sciences At York College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Queens High School For The Sciences At York College's student population of 520 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Queens High School For The Sciences At York College ranks within the top 1% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Queens High School For The Sciences At York College is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
#36 out of 4093 schools
(Top 1%)
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≥95%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Queens High School For The Sciences At York College and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≥95%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Queens High School For The Sciences At York College and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
84%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
5%
41%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.29
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≥95%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Queens High School For The Sciences At York College's ranking?
Queens High School For The Sciences At York College is ranked #36 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Queens High School For The Sciences At York College often compared to?
Queens High School For The Sciences At York Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like New Explorations Into Sciencetech And Math High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥95% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while ≥95% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Queens High School For The Sciences At York College?
The graduation rate of Queens High School For The Sciences At York College is 95%, which is higher than the New York state average of 85%.
How many students attend Queens High School For The Sciences At York College?
520 students attend Queens High School For The Sciences At York College.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Queens High School For The Sciences At York College students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Queens High School For The Sciences At York College?
Queens High School For The Sciences At York College has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Queens High School For The Sciences At York College offer ?
Queens High School For The Sciences At York College offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Queens High School For The Sciences At York College part of?
Queens High School For The Sciences At York College is part of New York City Geographic District #28 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 520 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • : Top 1%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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