High School for Arts and Business (24Q550)

105-25 Horace Harding Expy N, Queens, NY 11368, Queens
Phone: 718-271-8383
Email: jmudd2@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:04am - 03:40pm
Principal: Ana Zambrano Burako
School Website: https://highschoolforartsandbusiness.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/47540
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/24Q550/HS/
Bus: Q23, Q38, Q58, Q88, QM10, QM11, QM12, QM40, QM42
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The High School for Arts and Business is committed to providing opportunities for our students to achieve excellence in academic, career, and technical pursuits. Our individualized programming helps students earn an Advanced Regents diploma and continue on to the college or career path of their choice. Through broad-based educational experiences, our students develop technological and artistic literacy using an interactive approach. Our culturally diverse school community features partnerships that support personal growth and emphasize global understanding, leadership, and integrity.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Entrepreneurship/Virtual Enterprise, Web & Digital Media Communications

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community Service Expected, Extended Day, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, 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, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Internships, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Arts, Science, NYS Seal of Biliteracy
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Cross Country, Handball, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Cross Country, Handball, Soccer, Table Tennis
Other Sports
Girls Softball Co-Ed Basketball Club
3D Printing, Ad Council, Advertising Futures, Arista/National Honor Society, Art, Careers, Carnegie Hall, Chess, College Now, Community Service, Dance, Disney/ABC Get Reel With Your Dreams Program, Drama, Environmental Sustainability Club, Future Leaders, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Guitar, Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership, Jazz Band, Job Shadowing, Law, Makerspace, Math, Music, Newspaper, NYSMAA, O'Melveny Scholarship, Photography, Piano, Poetry, PreMed, Public Speaking, Robotics, Spring Play, Student Center, Student Council, Student Leadership, Training Opportunity Program, Tutoring, Virtual Enterprise, Vocal and Instrumental Concert, Wellness, Cartoon Drawing, Coding Club, Fantasy Basketball, Mock Trial/ Debate, My Brother's Keeper/My Sister's Keeper, Next Level Knit, Public Service Announcement Club, SAT Prep, Tech Team, Video Game Club, Yearbook
Arts and Business(Q99A)
Visual Art & Design

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) Priority to Queens students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then 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
Avg. Class Size
Complaints / Suspensions
<5 / 16
13 / 13
Attendance %
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
2,163 (602) / 191
2,532 / 191
Arts and Business (Q99A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

490 / 160 (3.06)
122 / 31 (3.94)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 77% 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 - 63% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly school surveys: https://infohub.nyced.org/reports/students-and-schools/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

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 34.20%
4-Year College 46.20%
Other Postsecondary 1.10%
Unknown 18.50%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports: https://infohub.nyced.org/reports/students-and-schools/school-quality/school-quality-reports-and-resources

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 43.00%
Female 56.90%
Other 0.10%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 10.60%
Black 6.60%
Hispanic 76.60%
White 5.20%
Other 1.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 18.40%
White 67.30%
Other 14.30%