Middle College High School at LaGuardia Community College (24Q520)

45-35 Van Dam Street, Queens, NY 11101, Queens
Phone: 718-392-3330
Email: jgonzalez10@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:00am - 2:20pm
School Website: https://mchslic.ss11.sharpschool.com/home
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/47609
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/24Q520/HS/
Subway: 7 to Rawson St-33rd St; E, M, R to Queens Plaza
Bus: B24, B62, Q100, Q101, Q102, Q32, Q39, Q60, Q67
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About

Our mission is to offer students opportunities to achieve success by providing a small personalized environment on a college campus. We provide tangible experiences that help students connect to the next stages of their academic and social lives as well as their careers. There is open access to the campus of LaGuardia Community College and students may enroll in college classes as part of their high school instructional program. All students are expected to graduate with a minimum of 24 college hours.

Academic Highlights: Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBATs)

Other Features: Early College, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat

School Features:

  • Performance Assessment School, which base graduation requirements on the successful completion of performance assessments in major subject areas in lieu of one or more Regents exams
  • 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]), Arts (College Course [Credited]), Biology (College Course [Credited]), Calculus (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Chemistry (College Course [Credited]), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Global History (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (College Course [Credited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), US History (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (College Course [Credited])
Languages Offered
American Sign Language, Italian, Korean, Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Golf
Activities
Girls Inc. Global Growers, The Voice (activism) Running Club, Open Mic, Forensics Club, Softball Club
Programs
Middle College High School at LaGuardia Community College(Q30J)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Portfolio-based assessment, five year early college program and out-of-school internships.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
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
490
489
    Grade 12 Students
163
154
    Grade 11 Students
113
115
    Grade 10 Students
104
120
    Grade 9 Students
110
100
Graduation %
87
85
College %
84
76
Middle College High School at LaGuardia Community College (Q30J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

430 / 81 (5.31)
115 / 16 (7.19)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 58% responded
Academic Rigor 
  82.29%
Academic Engagement 
  69.42%
Safety 
  89.89%
Bully Prevention 
  85.88%
Inclusivity 
  92.90%
Mental Support 
  78.40%
Environment 
  77.36%
Post-School Support 
  86.56%
Teacher Responses - 70% responded
Academic Rigor 
  81.67%
School Satisfaction 
  83.33%
Student Behavior 
  76.67%
Student Support 
  87.40%
School Leadership 
  77.60%
Instructional Clarity 
  75.40%
Instructional Development 
  80.82%
Post-School Support 
  91.75%
Family Responses - 12% responded
Education 
  95.00%
Teacher Support 
  79.50%
Safety 
  93.67%
School Community 
  85.11%
School Leadership 
  92.45%
Post-School Support 
  94.00%

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. %
  86.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  20
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  94.20%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  428
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  436
Postsecondary
2-Year College 4.60%
4-Year College 27.60%
Other Postsecondary 48.60%
Unknown 19.20%

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 46.90%
Female 53.10%
English Language Learners:
  2.00%
Students with IEPs:
  18.60%
Economic Need Index:
  73.50%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 9.00%
Black 3.90%
Hispanic 78.00%
White 7.80%
Other 1.30%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 25.90%
White 48.10%
Other 26.00%
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