High School for Community Leadership (28Q328)

167-01 Gothic Drive, Queens, NY 11432, Queens
Phone: 718-558-9801
Email: spapadatos@nychscl.org
Hours: 9:00am - 3:15pm
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/43818
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/28Q328/HS/
Subway: F to 169th St
Bus: Q1, Q17, Q2, Q25, Q3, Q30, Q31, Q34, Q36, Q43, Q65, Q76, Q77, X68
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About

We are a small, college preparatory high school with a focus on service and leadership development. Our academic program includes an intense course sequence that emphasizes writing with voice and purpose, critical thinking and a strong foundation in mathematics. Our students are expected to take four years of math, including courses beyond pre calculus, as well as science, such as advanced biology and chemistry. Students are expected to apply to Tier 1 and Tier 2 colleges.

Other Features: College Trips, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Uniform

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 Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States Government and Politics, Biology (College Course [Credited]), Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Chemistry (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Double Dutch, Golf, Stunt
Programs
High School for Community Leadership(Q33A)
Culinary Arts

Introduction to cooking and baking.

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
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
475
458
    Grade 12 Students
97
112
    Grade 11 Students
122
101
    Grade 10 Students
118
116
    Grade 9 Students
138
129
Graduation %
95
96
College %
82
83
High School for Community Leadership (Q33A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

97 / 109 (0.89)
19 / 21 (0.90)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 61% responded
Academic Rigor 
  82.29%
Academic Engagement 
  72.42%
Safety 
  80.56%
Bully Prevention 
  76.00%
Inclusivity 
  91.20%
Mental Support 
  80.90%
Environment 
  77.36%
Post-School Support 
  88.56%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  91.67%
School Satisfaction 
  99.50%
Student Behavior 
  81.00%
Student Support 
  98.33%
School Leadership 
  99.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  99.20%
Instructional Development 
  98.94%
Post-School Support 
  99.50%
Family Responses - 12% responded
Education 
  89.14%
Teacher Support 
  85.50%
Safety 
  93.67%
School Community 
  85.89%
School Leadership 
  91.73%
Post-School Support 
  88.00%

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. %
  93.80%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  73
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  63
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  91.90%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  466
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  474
Postsecondary
2-Year College 9.30%
4-Year College 55.90%
Other Postsecondary 6.80%
Public Service 1.70%
Unknown 26.30%

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 47.60%
Female 52.40%
English Language Learners:
  14.30%
Students with IEPs:
  16.20%
Economic Need Index:
  70.80%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 23.20%
Black 28.80%
Hispanic 36.60%
White 4.40%
Other 7.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 20.70%
White 44.80%
Other 34.50%
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