Scholars' Academy (27Q323)

320 Beach 104Th Street, Queens, NY 11694, Queens
Phone: 718-474-6918
Email: hsadmissions@scholarsnyc.com
Hours: 8:45am - 3:35pm
School Website: https://www.scholarsnyc.com/home
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/42243
Admissions Information: https://www.scholarsnyc.com/admissions/hs
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/27Q323/HS/
Subway: H to Beach 105th St
Bus: Q22, Q53-SBS, QM16
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About

Scholars' Academy is ranked one of the Best NYC High Schools by US News and World Report. Scholars' Academy is an academically accelerated high school that prepares students for college and careers of the 21st century. Comprised of multi-talented students, our diverse student body is challenged by an ambitious curriculum in English, math, science, social studies, Spanish language, technology, and the arts. Teachers work closely with students on an individual basis within a school-wide cooperative group structure to ensure their success academically, behaviorally and socially. Students have the opportunity to engage in an advisory program focused on fostering positive peer bonds, increasing cultural understanding, enhancing social-emotional well being and dedicated time for reflection and enrichment. High school students follow a strict dress policy.

Other Features: College Trips, Dress Code, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Uniform

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP World History: Modern, Biology (College Course [Credited]), Calculus (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Chemistry (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Physics (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Swimming
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Golf, Stunt
Other Sports
Coed Archery, Cheerleading
Activities
South Asian Cultural Club (SACC), Theater Model UN, Muslim Student Association (MSA), WCC (World Cultural Club), BSU (Black Student Union), Medical Club, Muslim Student Association (MSA), Photography Club, Green Team, Key Club, Student Government, Math Team, CHEM Club, Business Administration Club, Journalism Club, Law Club
Programs
Scholars' Academy(Q72A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
612
589
    Grade 12 Students
149
149
    Grade 11 Students
151
152
    Grade 10 Students
140
155
    Grade 9 Students
172
133
Graduation %
100
100
College %
83
89
Scholars' Academy (Q72A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

536 / 129 (4.16)
68 / 25 (2.72)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 94% responded
Academic Rigor 
  82.00%
Academic Engagement 
  64.00%
Safety 
  87.22%
Bully Prevention 
  69.13%
Inclusivity 
  85.80%
Mental Support 
  73.30%
Environment 
  71.91%
Post-School Support 
  80.82%
Teacher Responses - 96% responded
Academic Rigor 
  86.33%
School Satisfaction 
  73.83%
Student Behavior 
  69.00%
Student Support 
  83.73%
School Leadership 
  64.13%
Instructional Clarity 
  71.00%
Instructional Development 
  75.82%
Post-School Support 
  93.91%
Family Responses - 64% responded
Education 
  94.75%
Teacher Support 
  87.67%
Safety 
  95.33%
School Community 
  84.11%
School Leadership 
  93.73%
Post-School Support 
  92.00%

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. %
  98.70%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  78
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  66
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  100.00%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  591
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  590
Postsecondary
2-Year College 5.40%
4-Year College 88.60%
Unknown 6.00%

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 46.10%
Female 53.80%
Other 0.10%
English Language Learners:
  0.50%
Students with IEPs:
  16.80%
Economic Need Index:
  39.40%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 17.60%
Black 16.30%
Hispanic 24.20%
White 38.90%
Other 3.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 9.60%
Hispanic 13.70%
White 67.10%
Other 9.60%
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