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

35-12 35Th Avenue, Queens, NY 11106, Queens
Phone: 718-361-9920
Email: cmarchetta@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:00am - 03:30pm
School Website: https://www.franksinatraschoolofthearts.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/42555
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/30Q501/HS/
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.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are ranked by the school based on their auditions. Offers are made in priority group and rank order.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
838
868
    Grade 12 Students
203
236
    Grade 11 Students
201
212
    Grade 10 Students
224
212
    Grade 9 Students
210
208
Graduation %
99
99
College %
83
82
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
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Arts
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Outdoor Track
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Activities
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 
  79.57%
Academic Engagement 
  60.17%
Safety 
  86.78%
Bully Prevention 
  79.25%
Inclusivity 
  91.10%
Mental Support 
  73.40%
Environment 
  74.09%
Post-School Support 
  78.67%
Teacher Responses - 96% responded
Academic Rigor 
  71.67%
School Satisfaction 
  85.17%
Student Behavior 
  73.56%
Student Support 
  89.00%
School Leadership 
  78.07%
Instructional Clarity 
  80.00%
Instructional Development 
  80.00%
Post-School Support 
  91.88%
Family Responses - 49% responded
Education 
  91.50%
Teacher Support 
  76.33%
Safety 
  95.00%
School Community 
  84.89%
School Leadership 
  94.82%
Post-School Support 
  92.00%

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. %
  99.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  73
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  63
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  98.80%
Avg. ACT English Score
  25
Avg. ACT Math Score
  22
Avg. ACT Reading Score
  28
Avg. ACT Science Score
  24
Avg. SAT Math Score
  530
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  572
Postsecondary
2-Year College 8.20%
4-Year College 75.90%
Other Postsecondary 0.90%
Unknown 15.00%

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 33.20%
Female 66.60%
Other 0.20%
English Language Learners:
  0.00%
Students with IEPs:
  16.50%
Economic Need Index:
  33.60%
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%
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