Academy for Careers in Television and Film (ACTV) (30Q301)

1-50 51St Avenue, Queens, NY 11101, Queens
Phone: 718-609-3330
Hours: 9:00am - 3:30pm
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Subway: 7 to Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av
Bus: B32, B43, B62, Q103
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Program Details
Academy for Careers in Television and Film (Q01A)

Comprehensive CTE program in film and TV production that includes hands-on work-based learning experience, alongside a rigorous academic college preparatory program.

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.
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 63% of seats.
  • For the remaining 37% of seats, all students will be considered.
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Academy for Careers in Television and Film (Q01A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

351 / 109 (3.22)
100 / 21 (4.76)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Our school prepares students for careers in movie and television production. As a small school, we provide individualized academic support and extensive career mentoring. Students learn by working alongside industry professionals with state-of-the-art equipment. Our career programs are complemented by rigorous academic classes which prepare students for competitive post secondary options. We offer an early college and career program to provide our students a more direct connection to college and workforce experiences while in high school. Teachers use films in classes to enhance lessons and our school is a leader in using technology in innovative ways to support learning.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Film and Video Production

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Diversity in Admissions, Early College, Extended Day Program, 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, Summer Internships, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • NYC 9-14 School, which offer a six-year program where students earn a high school diploma, gain valuable work-based learning experiences, and can earn a no-cost Associate's degree (or up to two years of college credits)
  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school
  • Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch for 63% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Human Geography, AP World History: Modern, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited])
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Flag Football, Softball, Volleyball
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 83% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 95% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 47% 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 13.50%
4-Year College 66.00%
Other Postsecondary 0.70%
Unknown 19.80%

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This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here:

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 50.70%
Female 49.30%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 9.10%
Black 13.80%
Hispanic 58.60%
White 16.40%
Other 2.10%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 19.10%
White 63.80%
Other 17.10%