Queens High School of Teaching, Liberal Arts and the Sciences (26Q566)

74-20 Commonwealth Blvd, Queens, NY 11426, Queens
Phone: 718-736-7100
Email: CGardne@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:15am - 03:22pm
School Website: https://www.queenshsofteaching.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/42902
Admissions Information: https://www.queenshsofteaching.org/prospective-students-enrollment
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/26Q566/HS/
Bus: Q46, QM36, QM6
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About

QHST is a rigorous college preparatory high school on a beautiful and safe, 32-acre campus. With a new NCAA regulation sports complex and 21st century College and Career Research Center, we prepare students for success in high school, college, and beyond. Students are programmed into one of our three Small Learning Communities where they are known best by all. Our model supports students' achievement of some of the highest attendance and graduation rates citywide. We offer college level credit-bearing and AP courses, senior electives, College and Career Inquiry courses as well as the Teaching Institiute. Community partnerships and our extended-day programs ensure that students continue academic and social learning beyond the school day.

Other Features: Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Human Geography, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Flag Football, Golf, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Golf
Programs
Teaching Institute(Q32A)
Teaching

Students engage in teaching methods in all classes. Students can apply to a voluntary one-year internship in teaching during 11th or 12th grade. Students are part of grade level cohorts and participate in interdisciplinary units and projects.

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 attending PS/IS 266Q and PS/MS 208Q
  • (Group 2) Then to Queens students or residents
  • (Group 3) Then to New York City residents
Queens High School of Teaching, Liberal Arts and the Sciences ASD Horizon Program(Q32H)

Queens High School of Teaching, Liberal Arts and the Sciences D75 Inclusion Program(Q32U)

Queens High School of Teaching, Liberal Arts and the Sciences ASD Nest Program(Q32Y)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
865
918
    Grade 12 Students
192
211
    Grade 11 Students
223
219
    Grade 10 Students
208
227
    Grade 9 Students
242
261
Graduation %
97
95
College %
76
76
Queens High School of Teaching, Liberal Arts and the Sciences ASD Horizon Program (Q32H)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Queens High School of Teaching, Liberal Arts and the Sciences ASD Nest Program (Q32Y)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Queens High School of Teaching, Liberal Arts and the Sciences D75 Inclusion Program (Q32U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Teaching Institute (Q32A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

176 / 197 (0.89)
38 / 38 (1.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 61% responded
Academic Rigor 
  71.29%
Academic Engagement 
  58.00%
Safety 
  68.44%
Bully Prevention 
  59.38%
Inclusivity 
  85.40%
Mental Support 
  65.40%
Environment 
  68.18%
Post-School Support 
  80.56%
Teacher Responses - 80% responded
Academic Rigor 
  71.67%
School Satisfaction 
  74.33%
Student Behavior 
  38.67%
Student Support 
  75.53%
School Leadership 
  79.87%
Instructional Clarity 
  64.60%
Instructional Development 
  73.59%
Post-School Support 
  90.38%
Family Responses - 16% responded
Education 
  85.50%
Teacher Support 
  75.67%
Safety 
  88.00%
School Community 
  80.67%
School Leadership 
  87.27%
Post-School Support 
  83.00%

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. %
  95.70%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  60
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  61
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  37.20%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  435
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  451
Postsecondary
2-Year College 28.20%
4-Year College 50.50%
Other Postsecondary 0.40%
Unknown 20.90%

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 43.00%
Female 57.00%
English Language Learners:
  3.80%
Students with IEPs:
  18.20%
Economic Need Index:
  55.50%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 19.70%
Black 47.70%
Hispanic 21.80%
White 4.00%
Other 6.80%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 14.30%
Black 14.30%
Hispanic 12.90%
White 52.90%
Other 5.60%
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