Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School (28Q620)

165-65 84 Avenue, Queens, NY 11432, Queens
Phone: 718-297-6580
Email: ask@taehs.org
Hours: 08:00am - 03:30pm
Principal: Moses Ojeda
School Website: https://www.taehs.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/43894
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/28Q620/HS/
Bus: Q1, Q2, Q25, Q3, Q30, Q31, Q34, Q36, Q43, Q46, Q65, Q76, Q77, QM1, QM31, QM35, QM36, QM5, QM6, QM7, QM8, X68
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The mission of Thomas A. Edison Career & Technical Education High School is to develop leaders of tomorrow by preparing all students to meet the high academic, technical, civic, and workforce challenges of the twenty-first century. We believe that strong leadership throughout our united community of faculty members, students, parents, and associates will move us towards the following goals: academic rigor, pathways for college and career readiness, and continual school improvement. 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: Graphic Arts, Digital Media, Web/App Development, FutureReadyNYC: Technology (Data Scientist) & Teaching & Training (P-12 Teacher), Career Readiness & Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) School, Medical Assisting, Architectural Drafting & Design, Electrical & Solar Installation Technologies, Robotics Engineering, CTE program(s): Architectural Drafting, Automotive Technology, Collision Repair, Cyber Security, Digital Media, Electrician, Graphic Arts, IT Networking, IT Specialist, Medical Assisting, Robotics, Web and App Development, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, IT Networking (CISCO Systems), IT Specialist

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, CRMYA School, FutureReadyNYC School, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Physics 1, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (Advanced Placement), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket
Other Sports
Archery, Fitness Club, Soccer, Yoga, JROTC Cyber Security
Activities
Leadership Organization(s): DECA, HOSA, National Honor Society (NHS), National Technical Honor Society (NTHS), New York State Science Honor Society (NYSSHS), SkillsUSA, and Student Council, , School Club(s): Acoustic Guitar Club, Actively Caring at Edison (ACE), Anime Club, Art Club, Asian Multicultural Alliance (AMA), Automotive Competition Club (ACC), Badminton Club, Bhangra Club, Black Student Union (BSU), Book Club, Chapters of Edison Podcast (COEP), Cheerleading/Dance Squad, Chess Team, Club Of Data Engineers (CODE), College & Career Readiness Club, Connections Council, Debate Club, Drone Academy, ESports, Edison Newsletter, Edison Teen Voices, Electric Guitar Club, Fashion Club, GayStraight Alliance (GSA), Glamour Gals and Guys, Guitar Club, Key Club, Math Club, Media Club, Minorities United Club, Model UN, Muslim Student Organization (MSO), Pit Crew, Poetry Club, Science & Eco Engaged Club, Society of Film Appreciation (SOFA), Tech/Sound Crew, Robotics Club, Yearbook Committee, True Crime Experts, Volleyball Club, We The People Club, and Wrestling.
Programs
Visual Arts(Q67I)
Visual Art & Design

Preparation for careers in one of the following visual arts areas: Graphic Arts, Digital Media, or Mobile Apps & Web Design/Developer. With a major focus on hands on instruction, these programs prepare students for relevant college majors with exposure to careers in all areas of visual arts. Industry certification (Adobe Certified Associate), dual enrollment, and articulated college credit courses included. Visit www.EdisonCTE.org for more information about our Visual Arts programs.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Information Technologies(Q67K)
Computer Science & Technology

Preparation for careers in one of these information technology areas: Cyber Security, Data Analytics, IT Specialist, and IT Networking (CISCO Systems). With a major focus on hands-on instruction, these programs prepare students for relevant college majors with exposure to careers in all areas of IT, industry certification (A+, Apple Certified Technician, Network+, Security+), dual enrollment, and articulated college courses. Visit www.EdisonCTE.org for more information about our IT programs.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Computer Aided Design (CAD)(Q67M)
Engineering

Preparation for careers in the creative world of Architecture and Design. With a major focus on hands on instruction, this program prepares students to enter the field of architecture, construction, and engineering. Industry certification (AutoCAD & Autodesk Revit), dual enrollment, and articulated college credit courses included. Visit www.EdisonCTE.org for more information about our Architecture & Engineering program.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Electrical Installation Technologies(Q67N)
Engineering

Preparation for careers in electrical & solar technology. With a major focus on hands on instruction, this program prepares students with a focus on low voltage systems, residential wiring, motors/motor controls, and solar technology. Exposure to careers in all areas of electrical & solar technology. Industry certification (OSHA, NCCER, and Energy Management). Visit www.EdisonCTE.org for more information about our Electrical & Solar Technology program.

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
Automotive Technologies(Q67P)
Engineering

Preparation for careers in one of the following automotive areas: Automotive Technology and Collision & Refinishing. With a major focus on hands on instruction, these programs prepare students for relevant college majors with exposure to careers in all areas of the automotive industry. Industry certification (ASE and i-Car), dual enrollment, and articulated college credit courses included. Visit www.EdisonCTE.org for more information about our Automotive and Collision & Refinishing programs.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Robotics and Engineering(Q67S)
Engineering

Preparation for careers in computer science and engineering. With a major focus on hands on instruction and computer coding (Python, Java, and C++), this program prepares students with a focus on learning basic robot and drone building instructions, programming, movement, and working with sensors. Projects incorporate STEM concepts. Industry certification (OSHA and MTA: Intro to Python) Visit www.EdisonCTE.org for more information about our Robotics/STEM & Drone program.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
75Q752 D75 Inclusion Program at Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School(Q67U)

Medical Careers(Q67V)
Health Professions

Preparation for careers in the exciting world of Medicine. With a major focus on hands on instruction, this program focuses on the medical profession and prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies for success in college pre-med programs. Industry certification (AMCA and NOCTI: Medical Assisting), dual enrollment, and articulated college credit courses included. Visit www.EdisonCTE.org for more information about our Medical Assisting program.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School ACES 15:1 Program(Q67Y)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
2,200
2,233
    Grade 12 Students
543
558
    Grade 11 Students
589
564
    Grade 10 Students
507
603
    Grade 9 Students
561
508
Avg. Class Size
23.7
Complaints / Suspensions
18 / 64
23 / 20
Graduation %
93%
94%
College %
77%
88%
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
5300 (2210) / 487
594
5384 / 484
603
Automotive Technologies (Q67P)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

511 / 80 (6.39)
90 / 16 (5.63)
Offers - Waitlist
Computer Aided Design (CAD) (Q67M)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

483 / 44 (10.98)
62 / 8 (7.75)
Offers - Waitlist
Electrical Installation Technologies (Q67N)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

354 / 28 (12.64)
76 / 5 (15.20)
Offers - Waitlist
Information Technologies (Q67K)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

582 / 108 (5.39)
77 / 21 (3.67)
Offers - Waitlist
Medical Careers (Q67V)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

657 / 26 (25.27)
45 / 5 (9.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Robotics and Engineering (Q67S)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

575 / 23 (25.00)
65 / 5 (13.00)
Offers - Waitlist
75Q752 D75 Inclusion Program at Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School (Q67U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School ACES 15:1 Program (Q67Y)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Visual Arts (Q67I)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

379 / 85 (4.46)
56 / 17 (3.29)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 65% responded
Academic Rigor 
  78.57%
Academic Engagement 
  61.42%
Safety 
  84.22%
Bully Prevention 
  74.88%
Inclusivity 
  88.20%
Mental Support 
  70.80%
Environment 
  73.00%
Post-School Support 
  84.44%
Teacher Responses - 87% responded
Academic Rigor 
  76.00%
School Satisfaction 
  78.83%
Student Behavior 
  70.33%
Student Support 
  82.53%
School Leadership 
  72.80%
Instructional Clarity 
  70.20%
Instructional Development 
  75.35%
Post-School Support 
  91.50%
Family Responses - 40% responded
Education 
  91.75%
Teacher Support 
  82.33%
Safety 
  93.00%
School Community 
  85.89%
School Leadership 
  92.82%
Post-School Support 
  90.50%

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. %
  95.40%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  70
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  60
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  89.20%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  525
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  510
Postsecondary
2-Year College 10.90%
4-Year College 67.20%
Other Postsecondary 0.40%
Unknown 21.50%

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 60.90%
Female 39.10%
English Language Learners:
  3.00%
Students with IEPs:
  14.00%
Economic Need Index: 
  65.20%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 49.50%
Black 15.40%
Hispanic 24.40%
White 3.30%
Other 7.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 13.50%
Black 11.10%
Hispanic 17.50%
White 51.60%
Other 6.30%
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