Frank Sinatra School of the Arts High School (30Q501)

35-12 35Th Avenue, Queens, NY 11106, Queens
Phone: 718-361-9920
Hours: 08:00am - 03:30pm
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Quality Snapshot:
Subway: M, R to Steinway St; N
Bus: Q101, Q102, Q104, Q66
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Program Details
Vocal Music (Q40L)
Performing Arts

Students perform in the Concert Choir, Chorale, Chamber Singers, musical theater, Great American Songbook ensemble, opera workshop and participate in cabaret; curriculum includes voice training, music theory, keyboard, sight singing, diction, and audition preparation.

Students are ranked by the school based on their auditions. Offers are made in priority group and rank order.
  • (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 %
Vocal Music (Q40L)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

220 / 29 (7.59)
32 / 6 (5.33)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

At Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) High School every student receives a challenging academic and arts program. Students have the opportunity to take four years of science and math in addition to four years of English and social studies. We also offer 14 AP courses across all subject areas. Our six studio arts programs (Dance, Drama, Film, Fine Art, Instrumental, Vocal) provide students an intensive pre-conservatory course of study that includes performance and exhibition opportunities, as well as the chance to explore the history, cultural significance, and aesthetics of their chosen art form. FSSA is a wonderfully diverse environment in which students are brought together through their common love of art and creative talent.

Academic Highlights: Four years of math and science including higher level courses of study in Calculus, Physics, AP Calculus, AP Biology, AP Environmental and AP Computer Science, 90-120-minute classes per day in arts major, Enrichment Programs, Internships with Arts Agencies and Partnerships with New York City's top arts and cultural institutions. Master classes with distinguished teaching artists and other guest workshops., Strong academic supports for students with IEPs. Strong tutoring and academic intervention programs, Advanced placement courses in math, science, social studies, ELA, and the arts, Partnership with CUNY College Now and opportunity for students to take college courses

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community Service Expected, Extended Day Program, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Music Theory, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Diploma Endorsements
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Outdoor Track
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
The Environmental Club, The Debate Club, The Social Justice Club, The Chess Club, The Columbia Writing Club, The Step Team, Cheerleaders, Girls Who Code, International Thespian Society, Gender Sexuality Alliance, Yoga Club, My Brother's Keeper, My Sister's Keeper, Fashion Club, Key Club
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 68% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 96% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 49% 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 8.20%
4-Year College 75.90%
Other Postsecondary 0.90%
Unknown 15.00%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 33.20%
Female 66.60%
Other 0.20%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 10.60%
Black 9.20%
Hispanic 24.80%
White 36.80%
Other 18.60%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 10.50%
Hispanic 15.80%
White 66.70%
Other 7.00%