Institute for Health Professions at Cambria Heights (29Q243)

207-01 116th Avenue, Queens, NY 11411, Queens
Phone: 718-723-7301
Hours: 8:50am - 3:39pm
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Bus: Q27, Q4, Q77, Q83, X64
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The Institute for Health Professions at Cambria Heights is a New York Performance Standards Consortium school that prepares students for college and career through a challenging and rich curriculum. Students take their learning beyond the classroom by collaboratively solving problems and completing labs based on the realities of emergency medicine, nursing and hospital care. Selected students participate in training exercises at Northwell Health's Center for Learning and Innovation, complete rotations on an ambulance or in a long-term care facility, and earn CTE certification in Emergency Medical Services. Selected students participate in a rigorous Pre-Nursing Program that includes hands-on skill labs and supervised field experiences.

Academic Highlights: FutureReadyNYC: Healthcare (Diagnostic Medicine), Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBATs)

Other Features: College Trips, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, FutureReadyNYC School, Health Center, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Uniform, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Performance Assessment School, which base graduation requirements on the successful completion of performance assessments in major subject areas in lieu of one or more Regents exams
  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), Calculus (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Math (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science)
Languages Offered
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Institute for Health Professions at Cambria Heights(Q59A)
Health Professions

In addition to four years of English, social studies, mathematics, and science, students may be selected into the highly competitive EMT-B or Pre-Nursing courses. To earn NYS EMT-B certification, students must pass all of their required classes, the NYS Health Occupations Core Curriculum, and the EMT-B exam to be certified. For EMT-B only, students must be 18 by May of their senior year to be eligible.

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.
  • (Group 1) Priority to Queens students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Institute for Health Professions at Cambria Heights (Q59A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

68 / 90 (0.76)
6 / 18 (0.33)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 82% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 5% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

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Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
Avg. CC Regents Score
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 6.70%
4-Year College 45.70%
Unknown 47.60%

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Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 31.90%
Female 68.10%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 8.60%
Black 65.10%
Hispanic 15.20%
White 1.10%
Other 10.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 42.10%
White 42.10%
Other 15.80%