Richmond Hill High School (27Q475)

89-30 114 Street, Queens, NY 11418, Queens
Phone: 718-846-3335
Email: KHimonidis@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:00am - 2:20pm
School Website: http://www.richmondhillhs.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/42620
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/27Q475/HS/
Subway: J to 111th St; Z to 121st St
Bus: Q10, Q24, Q37, Q55, Q56, Q8, QM18
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About

Our school is a CareerReadyNYC and FutureReadyNYC school offering the best of college and career exploration and preparation in our Art & Design, Health Sciences, Hospitality & Tourism, Criminalistics & Forensics, Robotics & IT, and Software Engineering career-based academies. Students have the opportunity to explore a range of careers, acquire 21st century employability skills, including financial literacy, and become work ready through our career-connected learning classrooms and numerous paid apprenticeship and internship opportunities. Students also earn early college credits through our 10 university partnerships and AP courses, engage in 1-1 postsecondary advising, and graduate prepared for college and/or careers. We are part of the Career Readiness and Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) pilot, which helps us support career readiness for all our students. We have courses that help our ninth and tenth graders explore their career interests and develop readiness skills. Our students can apply for apprenticeships in tech, finance, and business, which allows them to earn and learn while in high school.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Hospitality and Tourism, Career Readiness & Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) School, FutureReadyNYC: Healthcare (Diagnostic Medicine)

Other Features: Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, CRMYA School, Extended Day Program, FutureReadyNYC School, Health Center, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Weekend Programs

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), Algebra II (College Course [Credited]), Arts (College Course [Credited]), Calculus (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Global History (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), US History (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages), World Languages (College Course [Credited])
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Arts, Science, NYS Seal of Biliteracy
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Golf
Activities
Saya Leadership, Bollywood Dance Fusion,Rainbow Coalition, Red Cross, Cheer and Dance Team, Museum Explorers, Anime, Robotics, College Now courses, SAT Preparation, PM School, Regents Preparation, Tutoring, SAYA!, The Underground News Team, Freshmen Leadership, Student Association
Programs
Ninth Grade Career Exploration Academy(Q35B)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

This academy prepares students for various 10th grade career-themed options. Based on students' ninth grade interests, they can choose from the following options: Software Engineering, Hospitality & Tourism, IT, Engineering & Robotics, Health Sciences, Art & Design, and A+ Certification. Participation in these academies leads to internship opportunities and work-based learning opportunities. Partnerships with both SUNY, CUNY, & St. Francis College allow students to earn up to 18 college credits.

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 Queens students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Criminalistics and Forensics Institute (CFI)(Q35P)
Law & Government

This interdisciplinary program allows students to study the legal and scientific aspects of forensics. Students engage in hands-on lab skills, such as fingerprinting, handwriting, and blood splatter analysis. Students explore how this scientific evidence can be used by the justice system, participating in moot court competitions and mock trial experiences. Many students in the Criminalistics and Forensics Institute go on to study at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and other top schools.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Queens students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Zoned(Q35Z)
Zoned

Based on students' ninth grade interests, they can choose from the following options: Software Engineering, Robotics, Hospitality & Tourism, Engineering, Health Sciences, Art & Design, and A+ Certification. Participation in these pathways leads to internship opportunities and work-based learning opportunities. Partnerships with both SUNY and CUNY allow students to earn up to 18 college credits.

Method:
Requirement:
Students who live within this school's zone are given priority for this program. To see your child’s zoned school, go to your student's profile in MySchools and scroll down to "Zoned School”.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to students who live in the zoned area
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
1,639
1,611
    Grade 12 Students
387
342
    Grade 11 Students
363
406
    Grade 10 Students
440
411
    Grade 9 Students
449
452
Graduation %
79
74
College %
48
60
Criminalistics and Forensics Institute (CFI) (Q35P)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

138 / 67 (2.06)
22 / 13 (1.69)
Offers - Waitlist
Ninth Grade Career Exploration Academy (Q35B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

117 / 109 (1.07)
34 / 21 (1.62)
Offers - Waitlist
Zoned (Q35Z)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 48% responded
Academic Rigor 
  71.71%
Academic Engagement 
  60.00%
Safety 
  78.78%
Bully Prevention 
  70.00%
Inclusivity 
  86.20%
Mental Support 
  70.70%
Environment 
  72.09%
Post-School Support 
  83.67%
Teacher Responses - 60% responded
Academic Rigor 
  80.33%
School Satisfaction 
  86.00%
Student Behavior 
  64.33%
Student Support 
  84.00%
School Leadership 
  85.80%
Instructional Clarity 
  84.40%
Instructional Development 
  85.06%
Post-School Support 
  94.75%
Family Responses - 7% responded
Education 
  88.13%
Teacher Support 
  81.17%
Safety 
  92.67%
School Community 
  84.67%
School Leadership 
  92.73%
Post-School Support 
  91.50%

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. %
  84.50%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  58
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  57
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  59.50%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  407
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  426
Postsecondary
2-Year College 20.00%
4-Year College 27.30%
Unknown 52.70%

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 53.80%
Female 46.20%
English Language Learners:
  18.80%
Students with IEPs:
  17.30%
Economic Need Index:
  80.30%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 26.40%
Black 10.30%
Hispanic 52.30%
White 3.30%
Other 7.70%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 17.80%
Black 14.40%
Hispanic 23.70%
White 38.10%
Other 6.00%
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