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John Bowne High School

Grades: 9-12
63-25 Main Street
Flushing NY 11367
Phone: 718-263-1919

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John Bowne High School is a large high school in Flushing serving grades 9 through 12. This school accepts applicants for 9th and 10th grade. This school is in its own building. This school has screened admissions programs, meaning applicants need to meet certain requirements, for example a minimum GPA, perform an audition, or submit a portfolio, to be considered. For more information check out 'Programs & Admissions'.

This school offers a Career and Technical Education program, where students have the opportunity to earn college credits, industry certifications, and special diploma endorsements. For more details about this school's programs see 'Programs & Admissions'. The principal has been leading this school since 2017.

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
61%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
74%
86% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
49%
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
77%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
82%
80% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
2%
2% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
86%
76% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
1.2

How do students perform academically?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students graduate in 4 years?
77%
82% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
56%
48% Citywide Average
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
51%
41% Citywide Average
How many graduates stay enrolled in college for at least 3 semesters?
64%
67% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
3522
Asian
30%
Black
19%
Hispanic
43%
White
6%
Other
2%
Free or reduced priced lunch
71%
Students with disabilities
15%
English language learners
18%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
85%
87% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
38%
38% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

This school offers Transitional Bilingual Education in Chinese and Spanish.

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
60%
66% Citywide Average
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
63%
68% Citywide Average


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Programs & Admissions

From the 2020 High School Directory

Academy for Creative Artists
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Requirements:
  • Attendance
  • Punctuality
  • Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
  • Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Program Description:

A.C.A. is a vibrant community of young artists and their teachers.This program offers talented writers and actors opportunities to explore their gifts through creative and academic writing courses, workshops, literary experiences, drama, and performance.

Introduction to Agriculture
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Requirements:
  • Attendance
  • Punctuality
  • Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
  • Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Program Description:

This program offers a rigorous college preparatory course of study in the Veterinary and Plant Sciences. This 4 year Nationally Recognized program is designed for students interested in careers in Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Care, Large Animal Care, Landscaping, Floriculture, Aquaculture and Hydroponics. Students are provided work internships in the various fields of study.

John Bowne Law Institute
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Requirements:
  • Attendance
  • Punctuality
  • Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
  • Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Program Description:

This program is a four year course of study designed for students interested in careers in law and social sciences. Students will follow a course sequence including courses in Introduction to Law, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Constitutional Law, Mock Trial, Moot Court, and Legal Research and Writing. Students will participate in activities such as Moot Court, Mock Trial, law internships, and college/university and law school visits.

Science Technology Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) Research Program
Admissions Method: Screened
Requirements:
  • Attendance
  • Punctuality
  • Course Grades: English (70-100), Math (75-100), Science (72-100), Social Studies (70-100)
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Program Description:

Four-year honors program with hands-on competitive scientific research program; college and career preparation in math, science, engineering, technology; internships/mentorships at neighboring colleges/universities; scholarship opportunities; electives in STEM fields such as Health Sciences, Civil Engineering, Robotics, Statistics and Computer Science. STEM students have the opportunity to complete both AP Seminar and AP Research courses culminating in an AP Capstone Diploma.

Zoned
Admissions Method: Zoned Guarantee
Program Description:

This program is designed to provide students with opportunities in various majors such as our Visual Arts Sequence which offers students the opportunity to select the two dimensional or three dimensional design track. In addition students have the choice to join our AFJROTC program that offers courses in Aerospace Science and Leadership or be part of either our Bilingual Spanish or Chinese programs. Students will choose a major and complete electives related to that major.

Academics

Language Courses

French, Italian, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Macroeconomics, AP Physics 1, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern

Sports

Boys PSAL teams

Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling

Girls PSAL teams

Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

Coed PSAL teams

Cricket, Golf, Stunt

Read about admissions, academics, and more at this school on NYCDOE’s MySchools
NYC Department of Education: MySchools

Contact & Location

Location

Flushing (District 25)
Trains: N/A
Buses: Q17, Q20A, Q20B, Q25, Q34, Q44-SBS, Q64, Q88, QM4, QM44

Contact

Principal
Laura Izzo Iannelli
Parent Coordinator
Ivan Castillo

Other Details

Shared campus?
No
This school is in its own building.
Metal detectors?
Yes

Zone for the 2019-2020 school year. Call school to confirm.

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