Robert F. Kennedy Community High School (25Q670)

75-40 Parsons Boulevard, Queens, NY 11366, Queens
Phone: 718-969-5510
Hours: 08:15am - 02:10pm
School Website:
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Bus: Q20A, Q20B, Q25, Q34, Q44-SBS, Q46, Q64, Q65, QM1, QM31, QM35, QM36, QM4, QM44, QM5, QM6, QM7, QM8
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This is a small, college preparatory high school that offers Honors, Advanced Placement (AP), and ICT classes. Our College Head Start Program enables students to earn college credits in 10th, 11th and 12th grades during the school day, after school and on Saturdays. We provide a challenging academic curriculum, Smartboards, computer labs, comprehensive student activities, and personalized counseling program. RFK provides students with an extensive array of Academic Intervention Services, including: Saturday Academy, Free SAT Prep Courses, Saturday and After-School College Advisement, and Saturday and After-School Regents Preparation. Students of Robert F. Kennedy Community High School are required to complete 50 hours of community service.

Academic Highlights: College Classes with Collaboration with SUNY Farmingdale, University at Albany, College Now Courses with Queens College and Queensboro Community College

Other Features: College Trips, Community Service Expected, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP World History: Modern, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Uncredited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), US History (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages), World Languages (College Course [Credited])
Languages Offered
Mandarin, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
NYS Seal of Biliteracy, Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Soccer, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Other Sports
College Trips for all grade levels, Broadway Trips (TDF, Wendy Project), Blood Drives, Pi Day Celebration, Multicultural Night, Alley Pond Ropes Team Building Ropes Course, Winter Showcase / RFK Unplugged Talent Show, Dances, Community Service Opportunities (walks, food/clothing drives).
College Head-Start(Q70A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Students have the opportunity to take college-level courses and earn college credit through SUNY Albany, SUNY Farmingdale, Queens College, Queensborough Community College and Vaughn College. As part of College Access for All, students receive individual attention when applying for college, such as free SAT Prep, FAFSA and college application assistance and can attend college trips.

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) Open 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
Graduation %
College %
College Head-Start (Q70A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

194 / 125 (1.55)
50 / 25 (2.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 77% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 85% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 26% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

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

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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 27.80%
4-Year College 48.40%
Other Postsecondary 0.80%
Unknown 23.00%

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Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 55.40%
Female 44.60%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 27.10%
Black 13.70%
Hispanic 46.00%
White 10.50%
Other 2.70%
Teacher Ethnicity:
White 75.70%
Other 24.30%