Queens High School for the Sciences at York College
Queens High School for the Sciences at York College (abbreviated QHSSYC or QHSS) is a public magnet high school in New York City operated by the New York City Department of Education that specializes in mathematics and science.
It admits pupils solely on the basis of their performance on the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (commonly referred to as the SHSAT). The school was formed in 2002, together with City College’s High School of Math, Science, and Engineering and Lehman College’s High School of American Studies.
QHSSYC belongs to the National Consortium of Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science, and Technology (NCSSSMST).
QHSSYC was named the 52nd best “Gold Medal” high school in the United States and the 8th best “Gold Medal” high school in New York by U.S. News & World Report in 2012.
Queens High School for the Sciences at York College was ranked third in the state and 25th overall in the USA for finest high schools in 2015.
The New York City Department of Education runs the school. According to the Department of Education’s annual school reports from 2010, QHSSYC has one of the greatest graduation rates, test scores, and attendance records in New York City, and was given the highest attainable rating of ‘A.’
Queens High School for the Sciences at York College Requirements 2022, Acceptance Rate 2022
Took at Least One AP® Exam 100%
Passed at Least One AP® Exam 96%
Mathematics Proficiency 99%
Reading Proficiency 100%
Graduation Rate 99%
Queens High School for the Sciences at York College is the fourth best high school in New York. Advanced Placement® courses and examinations are available to students.
Queens High School for the Sciences at York College has a 100% AP® participation rate. The total minority enrollment is 94%, and 61% of pupils are economically challenged.
Queens High School for the Sciences at York College is one of 520 public high schools in New York City.
The school has an arrangement with York College that permits high school students to access college facilities like the library, cafeteria, and gymnasium. It is located on the second level of the scientific building of the campus.
As part of its college-preparatory curriculum, Queens High School for the Sciences emphasizes science and mathematics.
The curriculum is concentrated on the Regents and AP tests, and the school produces some of the greatest test scores in the country.
QHSSYC is a New York City Department of Education high school, and graduation with a New York State Regents diploma requires 44 credits. New York State establishes the Advanced Regents Diploma requirements.
Some students take part in mentorships and internships to build research projects that are presented at various fairs and symposiums across the United States, including the International Science and Engineering Fair.
Brian Jetter, the company’s founding principle, retired in June 2006, and Jie Zhang took his position. Principal Jie Zhang was reassigned to Stuyvesant High School in June 2011, and Dr. David Marmor took her place.
Dr. Marmor left after the 2012–13 school year, and Lenneen Gibson served as Principal until October 2016, when she was temporarily replaced by B.D. Anthony. Ana De Jesus, who took over as principal in November 2016, is now in charge.
The Sutphin Boulevard – Archer Avenue (E, J, Z) station of the New York City Subway is close, as are the Q42, Q84, Q65, Q25, Q34, Q83, Q112, Q110, Q111, Q30, Q31, Q6, Q9, Q8, Q41 routes of the New York City Bus. On the first day of school, students who live a specified distance from the school are given full-fare student MetroCards for public transportation.