Queens High School for Language Studies (25Q241)

35-01 Union Street, Queens, NY 11354, Queens
Phone: 718-888-7530
Email: info@qhsls.org
Hours: 08:00am - 03:08pm
Principal: Brian Bligh
School Website: https://qhsls.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/45923
Admissions Information: https://qhsls.org/admissions/
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/25Q241/HS/
Subway: 7 to Flushing-Main St
Bus: Q12, Q13, Q15, Q15A, Q16, Q17, Q19, Q20A, Q20B, Q25, Q26, Q27, Q28, Q34, Q44-SBS, Q48, Q50, Q65, Q66, QM20, QM3
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Queens HS for Language Studies is a committed, caring community of learners. Located in Flushing, Queens, we are a small, close-knit high school with the opportunities of a large campus. In addition to taking a challenging core curriculum, every student at QHSLS is learning language. Half our students are native-Chinese speakers learning English as a new language, and half are English-speakers learning Chinese as a world language throughout all four years of high school. All students are expected to achieve an Advanced Regents diploma, and with the support of dedicated teachers, counselors, and fellow classmates, our students are prepared for the next stage, confident in their academic skills and ready for success in college.

Academic Highlights: Additional periods of math and ELA/ENL for grade 9., Juniors take a college-access elective to prepare for the college application process., All seniors take a senior research class to prepare them to write college-level research papers., All students take four years of math, science, social studies, English, and Chinese.

Other Features: College Trips, Extended Day, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Internships, Uniform

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese

School Features:

  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus BC, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese
Diploma Endorsements
Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Handball, Indoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
After School Tutoring (CPC), Key Club, Student Government, Chinese Student Association, Feminist Flight Club, Math Club, Green Team, Game Club, Storyteller Clubs, Photography Club, KPop Dance Club, Badminton Club, Volleyball Club, Basketball Club, Billiards Club, Brainpop Club, Red Cross Club, PreMed Society, Heritage Society, Origami Club, Computer Programming Club, Book Club, PSAL through Flushing Campus
Queens High School for Language Studies(Q62A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Students are ranked by the school based on English proficiency and/or home language. Offers are made in priority group and rank order. See program details for more information
  • (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
11 / 10
<5 / 0
Attendance %
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
397 (103) / 108
493 / 108
Queens High School for Language Studies (Q62A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

96 / 90 (1.07)
7 / 18 (0.39)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 81% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 78% 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 13.30%
4-Year College 68.10%
Unknown 18.60%

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 42.70%
Female 57.30%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 60.60%
Black 3.00%
Hispanic 31.70%
White 3.00%
Other 1.70%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 42.90%
Hispanic 17.90%
White 28.60%
Other 10.60%