Grover Cleveland High School (24Q485)

21-27 Himrod Street, Queens, NY 11385, Queens
Phone: 718-381-9600
Email: admissions@groverclevelandhs.org
Hours: 08:30am - 02:50pm
School Website: https://www.groverclevelandhs.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48042
Admissions Information: https://www.groverclevelandhs.org/students/students-enrollment
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/24Q485/HS/
Bus: B13, B38, B57, Q38, Q39, Q54, Q58, Q67, QM24, QM25, QM34
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About

Grover Cleveland High School is a nurturing, inclusive learning environment that encourages students to achieve their college/career goals through various pathways of study and project based learning. Pathways include Math/Science Research, Information Technology, Engineering Arts, Life Guarding/Water Safety Instruction, Health Careers (EMT) Music and Fine and Performing Arts. Our students have been recognized for civic and community leadership, have ranked internationally and nationally in bridge-building competitions, ranked citywide in the Science Olympiad and are some of the best life guards in the city of New York. Certifications: CISCO, Microsoft Technology, EMT, Life-Guarding, First Aid/CPR, Water Safety Instructor. Higher education partnerships include, Cornell University, Syracuse University, Arizona State University, University of Pennsylvania, Howard University, LaGuardia Community College. We offer 25 advanced placement and college credit courses.

Academic Highlights: College and AP Courses: College Now, Syracuse University Project Advance, Arizona State University, University of Connecticut, Cornell University, University of Pennsylvania, Howard University, Support Services: Spanish Bilingual, English as a New Language, SETSS, ICT and self-contained classes ACES Program, ASD Horizon Nest., Certifications: Cisco Networking, Microsoft Technology, Emergency Medical Training, Life Guard Training, First Aid/CPR, Water Safety Instructor, Arts Education: Instrumental and Vocal Music, Drama and Theater, Pathways of Study: Math/Science Research, Information Technology, Engineering Arts, Life Guarding, Music and Fine and Performing Arts, Information Technology

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Orientation, Summer Session

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish

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), Algebra II (College Course [Credited]), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Music Theory, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Chemistry (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Italian, Mandarin, Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
NYS Seal of Biliteracy
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Dance, Fitness Club, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball
Activities
, Anime Club, Artistic Expressions, Bachata Club, Book Club, Ceramics Club, Chess Club, Definitions Not Applicable (LGBTQ+) Dungeons & Dragons, Fashion Design, Gamers Alliance, Health Occupations Students of America, History Club, KPop Dance, Key Club, Leadership & Management Club, Modern Band, Mouse Squad, Music Technology, My Brother's Keeper, My Sister's Keeper, Newspaper Club, Project Soapbox, Science Olympiad, STEM Club, Village Podcast, Volleyball Club Yearbook Club.
Programs
Information Technology Pathway (STEM)(Q23A)
Computer Science & Technology

In-depth study in the field of information technology. Courses include, but are not limited to: Web Design, Exploration in Coding I and II, AP Computer Science, Honor's Database, Introduction to Networks, Engineering Design Principles, AutoCAD. Upon successful completion of the pathway, students may receive certification in CISCO and Microsoft Office.

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
Grover Cleveland High School ASD Horizon Program(Q23C)

Music and Fine And Performing Arts Pathway(Q23H)
Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design

Coursework includes: painting, drawing, sculpting and graphic arts. Drama coursework includes: acting, play-writing and theater production. Music coursework includes: vocal training, instrumental training (string and wind ensembles,) and guitar. This academy partners with Carnegie Hall, The Julliard School, Little Kids Rock, as well as Grammys in the Schools.

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
Math and Science Research Pathway (STEM)(Q23J)
Science & Math

Math and Science Research pathway is designed for students interested in careers in Mathematics and Science with an emphasis on research. Courses include, but are not limited to: Science Research, Mathematics Research, Microsoft Office, AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus. Students completing this pathway may have internship opportunities in the corporate and scientific industries.

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
Allied Health Pathway(Q23S)
Health Professions

This is designed for students interested in allied health professions and in the health care field. Students can, upon completion of rigorous requirements, be certified in First Aid, Life-guarding, Water Safety and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

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
Grover Cleveland High School ACES 15:1 Program(Q23Y)

Zoned(Q23Z)
Zoned

Method:
Requirement:
Students who live within this school's zone are guaranteed an offer to this program, if they do not receive an offer to a higher choice. To see your child’s zoned school, go to your student's profile in MySchools and scroll down to "Zoned School”.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Guaranteed offer to students who live in the zoned area
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
1,480
1,493
    Grade 12 Students
371
352
    Grade 11 Students
238
361
    Grade 10 Students
449
381
    Grade 9 Students
422
399
Graduation %
83
77
College %
48
43
Allied Health Pathway (Q23S)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

56 / 42 (1.33)
15 / 8 (1.88)
Offers - Waitlist
Grover Cleveland High School ACES 15:1 Program (Q23Y)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Grover Cleveland High School ASD Horizon Program (Q23C)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Information Technology Pathway (STEM) (Q23A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

63 / 78 (0.81)
27 / 15 (1.80)
Offers - Waitlist
Math and Science Research Pathway (STEM) (Q23J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

29 / 42 (0.69)
7 / 8 (0.88)
Offers - Waitlist
Music and Fine And Performing Arts Pathway (Q23H)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

45 / 42 (1.07)
20 / 8 (2.50)
Offers - Waitlist
Zoned (Q23Z)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 55% responded
Academic Rigor 
  69.86%
Academic Engagement 
  58.50%
Safety 
  76.00%
Bully Prevention 
  68.50%
Inclusivity 
  83.90%
Mental Support 
  66.10%
Environment 
  70.82%
Post-School Support 
  79.89%
Teacher Responses - 77% responded
Academic Rigor 
  84.00%
School Satisfaction 
  83.83%
Student Behavior 
  65.22%
Student Support 
  88.07%
School Leadership 
  82.40%
Instructional Clarity 
  83.60%
Instructional Development 
  83.76%
Post-School Support 
  92.25%
Family Responses - 20% responded
Education 
  88.13%
Teacher Support 
  81.50%
Safety 
  91.33%
School Community 
  84.44%
School Leadership 
  90.73%
Post-School Support 
  88.00%

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. %
  85.90%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  65
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  56
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  73.50%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  436
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  438
Postsecondary
2-Year College 22.50%
4-Year College 23.20%
Other Postsecondary 0.50%
Unknown 53.80%

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 55.50%
Female 44.50%
English Language Learners:
  26.30%
Students with IEPs:
  19.30%
Economic Need Index:
  80.00%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 7.20%
Black 4.00%
Hispanic 71.00%
White 16.30%
Other 1.50%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 11.90%
Black 9.90%
Hispanic 16.80%
White 53.50%
Other 7.90%
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