Queens School Of Inquiry

  • Queens School Of Inquiry serves 580 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Queens School Of Inquiry placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

Queens School Of Inquiry places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • Queens School Of Inquiry's student population of 580 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Queens School Of Inquiry is ranked within the top 50% 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 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Queens School Of Inquiry is 0.72, which is more 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)#1765 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
41%
9%
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Hispanic
25%
27%
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Black
17%
17%
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White
16%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.720.71
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Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #25 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
im going to this school in the year 2013 and i am wondering if u will recive the school supply list in mail or other etc. please answer my review an i highly recommend this school for kids who are really into science! this school is the best school in nyc jk it is the best school in the usa i had even seen thank u and plz go to this awsome school c u later emy!
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Started QSI this year in eighth grade. Prior school was accelerated and we needed an advanced curriculum. Being a 6-12 they had the courses we needed. I could not ask for a more responsive environment. There is great flexibility regarding classes and my daughter will complete most regents by end of ninth grade. They are an early college school so she will then take college courses for credit at Queens College. Other schools with screened programs would not accommodate accelerated students; she would have to repeat courses already taken. Staff is available to work with students who want to further explore their fields and my daughter is thoroughly engaged in her education. There are many clubs and they will create new ones if students are interested. Highly recommended for advanced academics in a small school environment where educators make sure the bar is set high for those who are interested.
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