William Cullen Bryant High School (30Q445)

48-10 31 Avenue, Queens, NY 11103, Queens
Phone: 718-721-5404
Email: acrea@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:15am - 2:35pm
School Website: https://www.wcbryanths.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/45413
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/30Q445/HS/
Subway: M, R to 46th St
Bus: Q101, Q104, Q18, Q66
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About

Our school is dedicated to ensuring that all students reach their full potential. Using interest-based, small learning communities and a strong honors program, each student is empowered to reach their highest academic potential in a nurturing environment. We provide students with real-world experience while fostering and promoting postsecondary readiness. Students are exposed to a plethora of co-curricular, extracurricular, and athletic activities to help them become well-rounded global citizens. 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: FutureReadyNYC: Technology (Cybersecurity Analyst), Jazz Band, Orchestra, Visual and Performing Arts, Piano, Theater Company, Dance Company, Programs: Business, Virtual Enterprise, Law, Law Enforcement, Forensics, Intel Math/Science Research, Visual Arts and Performing Arts, Career Readiness & Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) School, Accelerated credit accumulation, college and career readiness, developmental guidance, college counseling services, Information Technology, Computer Programming, Robotics, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, AVID College and Career Readiness, Saturday Academy, After School Tutoring, Expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, CRMYA School, Extended Day, FutureReadyNYC School, Internships Available, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

English Language Learner Programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, 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 Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
ELL Programs
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket
Other Sports
Badminton, Cheerleading, Dance, Fitness Club, Gymnastics, Running Club, Step, Table Tennis, Yoga
Activities
Debate, Key Club, Mock Trial, Student Government, Dance Company, Theater Company, My Brother's Keeper, My Sister's Keeper, Student Leadership, Badminton, Balkan, Beats Per Minute, Bengali, Bhangra, Bollywood, Cheerleading, Colombian, Dominican, Drum Line, Ecuadorian, Japanese, Korean, K-Pop, Mexican, Red Cross, Spikeball, The Hitters (Baseball), Video Game, West Indian, Workout, Yearbook
Programs
Forensic Science and Law Academy(Q15A)
Law & Government

Students are introduced to the forensic and legal processes of criminalistics, and study cases of crimes and law enforcement. Courses begin in the ninth grade and continue with exposure to the newest techniques in forensics, ballistics, handwriting analysis, applied law, and technology.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Queens students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Business and Technology Academy(Q15B)
Business, Computer Science & Technology

Students will graduate with the life skills necessary to succeed in both academic and social settings. They will apply their business and technology experiences in the ever-changing 21st century.

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
Visual and Performing Arts Academy(Q15C)
Performing Arts

Students will be offered a variety of intensive performing arts courses in dance, music, and theater. The program will expose students to content-related electives, AP courses, CUNY College Now, a multitude of performance opportunities, and sequenced courses with a rigorous academic curriculum that supports students' studies in the arts. The culmination of the program's successful completion is an advanced Regents diploma with a content-related certificate.

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
Math and Science Academy(Q15J)
Science & Math

Focuses on students' development of math and science research techniques, along with critical and analytical thinking skills. Students engage in individual projects, competitions, and trips to colleges and university research seminars. Students experience emergency service training including an EMT introduction course and multiple AP courses.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Queens students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Zoned(Q15Z)
Zoned

Method:
Requirement:
Students who live within this school's zone are guaranteed an offer to this program, if they do not receive an offer to a higher choice. To see your child’s zoned school, go to your student's profile in MySchools and scroll down to "Zoned School”.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Guaranteed offer to students who live in the zoned area
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
1,978
2,025
    Grade 12 Students
485
415
    Grade 11 Students
429
508
    Grade 10 Students
544
514
    Grade 9 Students
520
588
Graduation %
87
87
College %
54
56
Business and Technology Academy (Q15B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

86 / 42 (2.05)
22 / 8 (2.75)
Offers - Waitlist
Forensic Science and Law Academy (Q15A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

72 / 84 (0.86)
7 / 16 (0.44)
Offers - Waitlist
Math and Science Academy (Q15J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

46 / 84 (0.55)
9 / 16 (0.56)
Offers - Waitlist
Visual and Performing Arts Academy (Q15C)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

37 / 42 (0.88)
13 / 8 (1.63)
Offers - Waitlist
Zoned (Q15Z)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 68% responded
Academic Rigor 
  68.43%
Academic Engagement 
  57.25%
Safety 
  71.33%
Bully Prevention 
  62.00%
Inclusivity 
  84.40%
Mental Support 
  66.00%
Environment 
  67.91%
Post-School Support 
  75.78%
Teacher Responses - 60% responded
Academic Rigor 
  76.00%
School Satisfaction 
  79.33%
Student Behavior 
  57.33%
Student Support 
  82.87%
School Leadership 
  79.07%
Instructional Clarity 
  75.60%
Instructional Development 
  81.12%
Post-School Support 
  93.00%
Family Responses - 28% responded
Education 
  94.63%
Teacher Support 
  91.67%
Safety 
  95.67%
School Community 
  87.00%
School Leadership 
  95.73%
Post-School Support 
  94.50%

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. %
  89.50%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  58
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  63
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  64.30%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  436
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  441
Postsecondary
2-Year College 19.80%
4-Year College 35.20%
Other Postsecondary 1.20%
Unknown 43.80%

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 53.40%
Female 46.60%
English Language Learners:
  19.20%
Students with IEPs:
  17.20%
Economic Need Index:
  83.90%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 20.60%
Black 6.30%
Hispanic 61.70%
White 9.90%
Other 1.50%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 10.10%
Black 10.10%
Hispanic 29.10%
White 45.30%
Other 5.40%
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