Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School (28Q620)

165-65 84 Avenue, Queens, NY 11432, Queens
Phone: 718-297-6580
Hours: 08:00am - 03:30pm
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Program Details
Medical Careers (Q67V)
Health Professions

Preparation for careers in the exciting world of Medicine. With a major focus on hands on instruction, this program focuses on the medical profession and prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies for success in college pre-med programs. Industry certification (AMCA and NOCTI: Medical Assisting), dual enrollment, and articulated college credit courses included. Visit for more information about our Medical Assisting program.

Students are admitted based on their course grades
  • (Group 1) Open 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 %
Medical Careers (Q67V)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

657 / 26 (25.27)
45 / 5 (9.00)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

The mission of Thomas A. Edison Career & Technical Education High School is to develop leaders of tomorrow by preparing all students to meet the high academic, technical, civic, and workforce challenges of the twenty-first century. We believe that strong leadership throughout our united community of faculty members, students, parents, and associates will move us towards the following goals: academic rigor, pathways for college and career readiness, and continual school improvement. We are part of the Career Readiness and Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) pilot, which helps us support career readiness for all our students. We have courses that help our ninth and tenth graders explore their career interests and develop readiness skills. Our students can apply for apprenticeships in tech, finance, and business, which allows them to earn and learn while in high school.

Academic Highlights: Graphic Arts, Digital Media, Web/App Development, FutureReadyNYC: Technology (Data Scientist) & Teaching & Training (P-12 Teacher), Career Readiness & Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) School, Medical Assisting, Architectural Drafting & Design, Electrical & Solar Installation Technologies, Robotics Engineering, CTE program(s): Architectural Drafting, Automotive Technology, Collision Repair, Cyber Security, Digital Media, Electrician, Graphic Arts, IT Networking, IT Specialist, Medical Assisting, Robotics, Web and App Development, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, IT Networking (CISCO Systems), IT Specialist

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, CRMYA School, FutureReadyNYC School, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Physics 1, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, 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), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (Advanced Placement), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Other Sports
Archery, Fitness Club, Soccer, Yoga, JROTC Cyber Security
Leadership Organization(s): DECA, HOSA, National Honor Society (NHS), National Technical Honor Society (NTHS), New York State Science Honor Society (NYSSHS), SkillsUSA, and Student Council, , School Club(s): Acoustic Guitar Club, Actively Caring at Edison (ACE), Anime Club, Art Club, Asian Multicultural Alliance (AMA), Automotive Competition Club (ACC), Badminton Club, Bhangra Club, Black Student Union (BSU), Book Club, Chapters of Edison Podcast (COEP), Cheerleading/Dance Squad, Chess Team, Club Of Data Engineers (CODE), College & Career Readiness Club, Connections Council, Debate Club, Drone Academy, ESports, Edison Newsletter, Edison Teen Voices, Electric Guitar Club, Fashion Club, GayStraight Alliance (GSA), Glamour Gals and Guys, Guitar Club, Key Club, Math Club, Media Club, Minorities United Club, Model UN, Muslim Student Organization (MSO), Pit Crew, Poetry Club, Science & Eco Engaged Club, Society of Film Appreciation (SOFA), Tech/Sound Crew, Robotics Club, Yearbook Committee, True Crime Experts, Volleyball Club, We The People Club, and Wrestling.
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 65% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 87% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 40% 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 10.90%
4-Year College 67.20%
Other Postsecondary 0.40%
Unknown 21.50%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 60.90%
Female 39.10%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 49.50%
Black 15.40%
Hispanic 24.40%
White 3.30%
Other 7.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 13.50%
Black 11.10%
Hispanic 17.50%
White 51.60%
Other 6.30%