Benjamin N. Cardozo High School (26Q415)

57-00 223Rd Street, Queens, NY 11364, Queens
Phone: 718-279-6500
Hours: 8:02am - 3:03pm
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Quality Snapshot:
Bus: Q27, Q30, QM35, QM5, QM8
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Program Details
DaVinci Science/Math Biomedical (Q16J)
Science & Math

Biomedical Science students will study the concepts of human medicine, physiology, genetics, microbiology and public health. This program is in partnership with Project Lead the Way (PLTW).

Students are admitted based on their course grades
  • (Group 1) Open only to Queens students or 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 %
DaVinci Science/Math Biomedical (Q16J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

549 / 100 (5.49)
0 / 19 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Cardozo High School prides itself on being a school of excellence with a heart. Known for a longstanding tradition of academic achievement, our mission is to design, operate, and implement classes and programs that prepare all of our students for success in college, career, and beyond. We promote character by creating a community in which each individual is valued, respected and supported to achieve both within and outside of the classroom. We believe that the whole student must be nurtured throughout high school so in addition to our high academics expectations, which are reflected in our many advanced and specialty offerings, we offer extensive arts, athletics, and extra curricular programs to enhance the growth of all of our learners.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Dress Code, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Session

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 European History, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Korean, Mandarin, Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Golf, Stunt
Other Sports
Naval Junior Officers Training (NJROTC), Computer Science Program, Gateway Institute for PreCollege Education, In school CBOCommon Ground
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 56% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 14% 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. ACT English Score
Avg. ACT Math Score
Avg. ACT Reading Score
Avg. ACT Science Score
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 13.50%
4-Year College 63.10%
Other Postsecondary 0.40%
Unknown 23.00%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 47.40%
Female 52.50%
Other 0.10%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 41.80%
Black 21.10%
Hispanic 24.40%
White 8.80%
Other 3.90%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 17.60%
Black 5.20%
Hispanic 13.50%
White 60.10%
Other 3.60%