Queens High School for Information, Research, and Technology (27Q302)

8-21 Bay 25 Street, Queens, NY 11691, Queens
Phone: 718-868-2978
Email: snelson14@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:20am - 2:40pm
School Website: https://www.qirtnyc.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/45252
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/27Q302/HS/
Subway: A to Beach 25th St
Bus: Q22, QM17
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About

We provide a challenging academic program to students of diverse backgrounds, achievement levels, and interests in a small, student-centered learning community. As a Community School, we partner with community-based organizations to help our students physically, mentally and academically. Our students participate in scientific research, web-based communication and problem-solving projects. We help each child become college ready through rigorous coursework, SUNY Albany University in the High School program, Advanced Placement (AP) classes and CUNY College Now courses. Our students also have the opportunity to take CTE classes in Cisco Networking, Digital Media Marketing, and Computer Science. Our goal is for each student to acquire the ability to access, interpret, and use information and technology to meet the challenges in this ever-changing world.

Academic Highlights: College Now Partnership with York College. Including Dual Enrollment at QIRT and Classes on York College Campus, AP Courses Available, Language Courses Available, Transitional Bilingual Education, SUNY in the HS Program (SUNY-Albany): College Courses in Literature, Spanish, American Government and Politics, Pre-Calculus, & Science Research, FutureReadyNYC: Business & Finance (Marketing Specialist)

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community School, Extended Day, FutureReadyNYC School, Health Center, Internships Available, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, Uniform, Weekend Programs

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish

School Features:

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

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Double Dutch
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Dance, Fitness Club, Soccer, Swimming
Activities
Art Club, Music Club, Work Based Learning Programs, Robotics, Anime Club, Intramural Sports (Basketball, Volleyball), Weight Room, Student Council, Cooking Club, Web design and videography
Programs
Digital Media Marketing(Q06B)
Computer Science & Technology

This program introduces and builds on fundamental networking concepts and technologies. Students are taught skills necessary to plan, implement, manage, and troubleshoot computer-based networks across a range of applications. Students will learn different coding programs, robotics programming, as well as take an AP Computer Science Principles course.

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 to New York City residents
CISCO Networking and Internet Computer Core Certification(Q06C)
Computer Science & Technology

Program emphasis is on math and science, using computer applications associated with inspection, repair, assembly, and troubleshooting. Student will receive training in IC3, Adobe, C++, and various multi-media programs.

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 to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
497
482
    Grade 12 Students
120
98
    Grade 11 Students
123
133
    Grade 10 Students
133
119
    Grade 9 Students
121
132
Graduation %
97
93
College %
75
70
CISCO Networking and Internet Computer Core Certification (Q06C)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

86 / 45 (1.91)
37 / 9 (4.11)
Offers - Waitlist
Digital Media Marketing (Q06B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

96 / 45 (2.13)
36 / 9 (4.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 84% responded
Academic Rigor 
  78.86%
Academic Engagement 
  70.25%
Safety 
  76.11%
Bully Prevention 
  71.25%
Inclusivity 
  90.90%
Mental Support 
  79.90%
Environment 
  76.18%
Post-School Support 
  86.00%
Teacher Responses - 94% responded
Academic Rigor 
  83.67%
School Satisfaction 
  88.50%
Student Behavior 
  77.22%
Student Support 
  89.93%
School Leadership 
  88.53%
Instructional Clarity 
  89.60%
Instructional Development 
  88.65%
Post-School Support 
  96.63%
Family Responses - 38% responded
Education 
  94.38%
Teacher Support 
  90.33%
Safety 
  96.00%
School Community 
  89.89%
School Leadership 
  96.27%
Post-School Support 
  92.50%

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. %
  92.50%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  55
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  53
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  64.70%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  416
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  421
Postsecondary
2-Year College 34.60%
4-Year College 38.50%
Vocational Program 8.70%
Unknown 18.20%

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 60.20%
Female 39.60%
Other 0.20%
English Language Learners:
  13.50%
Students with IEPs:
  18.10%
Economic Need Index:
  85.90%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 2.80%
Black 36.80%
Hispanic 56.90%
White 1.60%
Other 1.90%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 23.50%
Hispanic 17.60%
White 52.90%
Other 6.00%
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