Institute for Health Professions at Cambria Heights (29Q243)

207-01 116th Avenue, Queens, NY 11411, Queens
Phone: 718-723-7301
Email: info@ihpch.org
Hours: 8:50am - 3:39pm
School Website: https://www.ihpch.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/46068
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/29Q243/HS/
Bus: Q27, Q4, Q77, Q83, X64
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About

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
French
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
Programs
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.

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
467
458
    Grade 12 Students
115
94
    Grade 11 Students
128
122
    Grade 10 Students
97
134
    Grade 9 Students
127
108
Graduation %
86
86
College %
67
78
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 
  74.86%
Academic Engagement 
  59.33%
Safety 
  72.56%
Bully Prevention 
  71.25%
Inclusivity 
  87.00%
Mental Support 
  69.20%
Environment 
  71.82%
Post-School Support 
  82.56%
Teacher Responses - 82% responded
Academic Rigor 
  95.33%
School Satisfaction 
  92.83%
Student Behavior 
  77.00%
Student Support 
  94.80%
School Leadership 
  93.87%
Instructional Clarity 
  97.40%
Instructional Development 
  92.18%
Post-School Support 
  99.25%
Family Responses - 5% responded
Education 
  91.40%
Teacher Support 
  83.50%
Safety 
  93.00%
School Community 
  96.88%
School Leadership 
  96.36%
Post-School Support 
  96.00%

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. %
  95.80%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  17
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  89.10%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  421
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  444
Postsecondary
2-Year College 6.70%
4-Year College 45.70%
Unknown 47.60%

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 31.90%
Female 68.10%
English Language Learners:
  7.10%
Students with IEPs:
  11.60%
Economic Need Index:
  65.40%
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%
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