Academy for Careers in Television and Film (ACTV) (30Q301)

1-50 51St Avenue, Queens, NY 11101, Queens
Phone: 718-609-3330
Email: narboleda@actvf.org
Hours: 9:00am - 3:30pm
School Website: https://www.actvf.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/44512
Admissions Information: http://www.actvf.org/Admissions
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/30Q301/HS/
Subway: 7 to Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av
Bus: B32, B43, B62, Q103
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About

Our school prepares students for careers in movie and television production. As a small school, we provide individualized academic support and extensive career mentoring. Students learn by working alongside industry professionals with state-of-the-art equipment. Our career programs are complemented by rigorous academic classes which prepare students for competitive post secondary options. We offer an early college and career program to provide our students a more direct connection to college and workforce experiences while in high school. Teachers use films in classes to enhance lessons and our school is a leader in using technology in innovative ways to support learning.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Film and Video Production

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Diversity in Admissions, Early College, Extended Day Program, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Summer Internships, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • NYC 9-14 School, which offer a six-year program where students earn a high school diploma, gain valuable work-based learning experiences, and can earn a no-cost Associate's degree (or up to two years of college credits)
  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school
  • Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch for 63% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Human Geography, AP World History: Modern, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited])
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Flag Football, Softball, Volleyball
Programs
Academy for Careers in Television and Film(Q01A)
Film/Video

Comprehensive CTE program in film and TV production that includes hands-on work-based learning experience, alongside a rigorous academic college preparatory 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
DIA Admissions:
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 63% of seats.
  • For the remaining 37% of seats, all students will be considered.
Academy for Careers in Television and Film ASD Nest Program(Q01Y)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
538
544
    Grade 12 Students
133
136
    Grade 11 Students
132
137
    Grade 10 Students
139
137
    Grade 9 Students
134
134
Graduation %
97
100
College %
81
83
Academy for Careers in Television and Film ASD Nest Program (Q01Y)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Academy for Careers in Television and Film (Q01A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

351 / 109 (3.22)
68
41
100 / 21 (4.76)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 83% responded
Academic Rigor 
  72.86%
Academic Engagement 
  63.25%
Safety 
  83.22%
Bully Prevention 
  73.38%
Inclusivity 
  89.50%
Mental Support 
  75.60%
Environment 
  74.36%
Post-School Support 
  85.33%
Teacher Responses - 95% responded
Academic Rigor 
  62.67%
School Satisfaction 
  78.00%
Student Behavior 
  50.11%
Student Support 
  88.73%
School Leadership 
  53.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  53.80%
Instructional Development 
  77.82%
Post-School Support 
  95.00%
Family Responses - 47% responded
Education 
  88.88%
Teacher Support 
  88.67%
Safety 
  95.00%
School Community 
  85.22%
School Leadership 
  94.27%
Post-School Support 
  92.50%

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. %
  98.40%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  62
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  47
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  95.30%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  453
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  483
Postsecondary
2-Year College 13.50%
4-Year College 66.00%
Other Postsecondary 0.70%
Unknown 19.80%

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 50.70%
Female 49.30%
English Language Learners:
  5.40%
Students with IEPs:
  23.80%
Economic Need Index:
  66.30%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 9.10%
Black 13.80%
Hispanic 58.60%
White 16.40%
Other 2.10%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 19.10%
White 63.80%
Other 17.10%
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