Benjamin N. Cardozo High School (26Q415)

57-00 223Rd Street, Queens, NY 11364, Queens
Phone: 718-279-6500
Email: Mcolby@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:02am - 3:03pm
School Website: https://www.cardozohigh.com
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/41505
Admissions Information: https://tinyurl.com/yylcawrh
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/26Q415/HS/
Bus: Q27, Q30, QM35, QM5, QM8
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About

Cardozo High School prides itself on being a school of excellence with a heart. Known for a longstanding tradition of academic achievement, our mission is to design, operate, and implement classes and programs that prepare all of our students for success in college, career, and beyond. We promote character by creating a community in which each individual is valued, respected and supported to achieve both within and outside of the classroom. We believe that the whole student must be nurtured throughout high school so in addition to our high academics expectations, which are reflected in our many advanced and specialty offerings, we offer extensive arts, athletics, and extra curricular programs to enhance the growth of all of our learners.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Dress Code, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Session

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Korean, Mandarin, Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Golf, Stunt
Other Sports
Cheerleading
Activities
Naval Junior Officers Training (NJROTC), Computer Science Program, Gateway Institute for PreCollege Education, In school CBOCommon Ground
Programs
Political Science, Law and Ethics(Q16A)
Law & Government

This program is dedicated to fostering interest in the political and legal fields. It is open to a wide range of academic performance levels. Students will engage in a sequence of history courses in topics including political theory, ethics, civil, criminal, and constitutional law. They will also participate in activities such as Mock Trial, NYPD Explorers, and law and political field internship.

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) Open only to Queens students or residents
School of Journalism and Media Studies(Q16B)
Communications

This program is designed for students who have an interest in pursuing a career in media, broadcasting, and journalism.

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 students who live in the zoned area
  • (Group 2) Then to Queens students or residents
DaVinci Science/Math Biomedical(Q16J)
Science & Math

Biomedical Science students will study the concepts of human medicine, physiology, genetics, microbiology and public health. This program is in partnership with Project Lead the Way (PLTW).

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open only to Queens students or residents
Performing Dance(Q16K)
Performing Arts

Students study ballet, modern, and jazz techniques along with choreography. Students also have the opportunity to explore additional forms of dance by attending live performances and participating in school productions.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are ranked by the school based on their auditions. Offers are made in priority group and rank order.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open only to Queens students or residents
DaVinci Science/Engineering(Q16L)
Engineering

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open only to Queens students or residents
Benjamin N. Cardozo High School D75 Inclusion Program(Q16U)

Zoned(Q16Z)
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 Queens students or residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
3,069
3,269
    Grade 12 Students
722
770
    Grade 11 Students
853
821
    Grade 10 Students
762
838
    Grade 9 Students
732
840
Graduation %
95
94
College %
78
79
Benjamin N. Cardozo High School D75 Inclusion Program (Q16U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
DaVinci Science/Engineering (Q16L)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

659 / 50 (13.18)
0 / 10 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
DaVinci Science/Math Biomedical (Q16J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

549 / 100 (5.49)
0 / 19 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Performing Dance (Q16K)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

123 / 50 (2.46)
0 / 10 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Political Science, Law and Ethics (Q16A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

419 / 129 (3.25)
0 / 25 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
School of Journalism and Media Studies (Q16B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

271 / 96 (2.82)
0 / 19 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Zoned (Q16Z)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 56% responded
Academic Rigor 
  73.14%
Academic Engagement 
  55.83%
Safety 
  61.33%
Bully Prevention 
  58.13%
Inclusivity 
  83.70%
Mental Support 
  64.30%
Environment 
  63.36%
Post-School Support 
  74.22%
Teacher Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
  82.67%
School Satisfaction 
  90.83%
Student Behavior 
  71.33%
Student Support 
  88.33%
School Leadership 
  88.53%
Instructional Clarity 
  84.80%
Instructional Development 
  86.53%
Post-School Support 
  96.00%
Family Responses - 14% responded
Education 
  84.38%
Teacher Support 
  72.00%
Safety 
  76.00%
School Community 
  80.67%
School Leadership 
  84.91%
Post-School Support 
  85.50%

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. %
  93.50%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  66
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  61
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  80.20%
Avg. ACT English Score
  27
Avg. ACT Math Score
  27
Avg. ACT Reading Score
  28
Avg. ACT Science Score
  28
Avg. SAT Math Score
  552
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  536
Postsecondary
2-Year College 13.50%
4-Year College 63.10%
Other Postsecondary 0.40%
Unknown 23.00%

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 47.40%
Female 52.50%
Other 0.10%
English Language Learners:
  4.70%
Students with IEPs:
  15.70%
Economic Need Index:
  58.30%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 41.80%
Black 21.10%
Hispanic 24.40%
White 8.80%
Other 3.90%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 17.60%
Black 5.20%
Hispanic 13.50%
White 60.10%
Other 3.60%
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