John Bowne High School (25Q425)

63-25 Main Street, Queens, NY 11367, Queens
Phone: 718-263-1919
Hours: 07:45am - 02:39pm
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Admissions Information:
Quality Snapshot:
Bus: Q17, Q20A, Q20B, Q25, Q34, Q44-SBS, Q64, Q88, QM4, QM44
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Program Details
Zoned (Q14Z)

Students are provided with opportunities in various majors: Visual Arts Sequence (2- or 3 dimensional design track), Engineering & Information Technology, Cinema & Film, or Sports Medicine & Management. Students have the choice to join our Air Force JROTC program that offers courses in Aerospace Science & Leadership. Our Community Based Organizations offer activities in culinary arts, fitness and social-emotional learning.

Students who live within this school's zone are guaranteed an offer to this program, if they do not receive an offer to a higher choice. To see your child’s zoned school, go to your student's profile in MySchools and scroll down to "Zoned School”.
  • (Group 1) Guaranteed offer to students who live in the zoned area
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Zoned (Q14Z)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

John Bowne High School is a welcoming multicultural school community. All community members build on their diversity through collaborative action and global awareness. Students are empowered by developing critical thinking, social, and emotional skills and by pursuing life with a passion for constructing knowledge in the areas of S.T.E.M., humanities, sports and the arts. All students participate in one of the following majors: S.T.E.M. Law Institute, Animal/Plant Agriscience Institute (Agriculture), Academy for Creative Artists, Computer Science Institute, Visual Arts Institute, or Health and Nutrition Science. All students are also eligible for our Air Force J.R.O.T.C. Program.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Animal Science, Law Academy/Legal Studies, Plant Science

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community School, Health Center, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese, Spanish

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Macroeconomics, AP Physics 1, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP Studio Art - 3D, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Uncredited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Arts, Science, NYS Seal of Biliteracy
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Golf, Stunt
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 57% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 68% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 9% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

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Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
Avg. CC Regents Score
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 22.40%
4-Year College 38.70%
Other Postsecondary 0.50%
Unknown 38.40%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 50.50%
Female 49.50%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 24.30%
Black 15.00%
Hispanic 49.30%
White 4.90%
Other 6.50%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 18.60%
Black 9.50%
Hispanic 17.10%
White 45.70%
Other 9.10%