Health, Art, Robotics, and Technology High School (29Q498)

207-01 116th Avenue, Queens, NY 11411, Queens
Phone: 718-978-2135
Email: Kayetiwa@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:07am - 2:57pm
School Website: https://www.hartshs.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/45847
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/29Q498/HS/
Bus: Q27, Q4, Q77, Q83, X64
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Program Details
Institute of Visual Arts (Q53J)
Visual Art & Design

Our Visual Arts program focuses on 2D and 3D drawing, painting, photography and digital art. Career preparation through hands-on experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, Mobile Apps, and Web Design and Visual Arts (drawing, illustration, fashion). With a major focus on hands on instruction, these programs prepare students for relevant college majors. Industry certification (Adobe Certified Associate), AP Studio courses, and articulated college credit courses are included.

Method:
Requirement:
Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Queens students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
512
446
    Grade 12 Students
64
48
    Grade 11 Students
117
86
    Grade 10 Students
181
129
    Grade 9 Students
150
183
Graduation %
95
91
College %
53
54
Institute of Visual Arts (Q53J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

40 / 28 (1.43)
15 / 6 (2.50)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

As a FutureReady NYC school, our mission is to prepare students to become college and career ready. Our strong academic focus is coupled with an equally strong sequence in Visual Arts (2d and 3d drawing, digital arts, photography), Computer Science and Robotics Engineering (Oracle Java certification), and our state-of-the-art Medical Careers program (Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy certification). Students can also become New York State Licensed in Cosmetology/Natural Hairstyling with Business management(Virtual Enterprise certification) and receiving career skills upon graduation, giving them a viable source to pay for college. Our college-going culture is fostered by a continuing partnership with Cornell University, Princeton, Arizona State, Farmingdale State, Queens College, Vaughn College, York College, and multiple Advanced Placement courses. Students can graduate in less than four years and earn 30+ college credits towards an Associates Degree.

Academic Highlights: FutureReadyNYC: FutureReady NYC Technology (Cybersecurity Analyst), Early College Program, 3-year graduation Fast-track program

Other Features: College Trips, Dress Code, FutureReadyNYC School, Health Center, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Seminar, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages), World Languages (College Course [Credited])
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Arts, NYS Seal of Biliteracy
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Other Sports
Dance, Double Dutch, Swimming, Table Tennis
Activities
National Honor Society (ARISTA), Student Government, Performing Arts Club (Dance, Art, Poetry & Music), Chess Club, Culinary Club, Multicultural Club, Anime Club, Math Club, Yearbook Club, My Brother and Sister Keeper (MBSK), Majorettes, Creative Art's Club, Weight Club, Video Game Club, Swimming Club
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 2% responded
Academic Rigor 
  83.14%
Academic Engagement 
  75.67%
Safety 
  76.89%
Bully Prevention 
  77.00%
Inclusivity 
  90.50%
Mental Support 
  83.60%
Environment 
  74.55%
Post-School Support 
  87.89%
Teacher Responses - 77% responded
Academic Rigor 
  84.00%
School Satisfaction 
  84.00%
Student Behavior 
  52.33%
Student Support 
  89.07%
School Leadership 
  86.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  83.00%
Instructional Development 
  81.59%
Post-School Support 
  95.13%
Family Responses - 95% responded
Education 
  99.88%
Teacher Support 
  98.50%
Safety 
  100.00%
School Community 
  88.67%
School Leadership 
  99.82%
Post-School Support 
  100.00%

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

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  92.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  70
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  60
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  94.30%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  398
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  407
Postsecondary
2-Year College 30.10%
4-Year College 40.90%
Public Service 4.80%
Vocational Program 1.20%
Unknown 23.00%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 38.90%
Female 61.10%
English Language Learners:
  7.60%
Students with IEPs:
  18.20%
Economic Need Index:
  71.70%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 5.50%
Black 67.80%
Hispanic 20.50%
White 1.60%
Other 4.60%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 26.50%
White 47.10%
Other 26.40%
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