Excelsior Preparatory High School

Grades: 9-12
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Excelsior Preparatory High School is a high school in Springfield Gardens serving grades 9 through 12. This school accepts applicants for 9th and 10th grade. This school shares the Springfield Gardens Educational Campus with three other schools. This school has Ed. Opt. or Open admissions, meaning students of all academic performance levels will be considered. For more information check out 'Programs & Admissions'.

The principal has been leading this school since 2009.

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School Stats

Academics

School
Citywide
How many students graduate in 4 years?
 
83%
How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
 
53%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
64%
Average daily attendance
 
87%
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
 
40%
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school offers enough activities and services for their children's needs?
 
100%
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school works to achive the goals of their students' IEPs?
 
100%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide and 2019-20 NYC School Survey

Students

401
Number of students
644 Citywide Average

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
73%
Students with disabilities
 
18%
Multilingual learners
 
7%
From the 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Safety & Vibe

School
Citywide
How many students were suspended?
 
0%
How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
 
96%
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
 
82%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
55%
From the 2019-20 NYC School Survey and 2019-20 NY State Report Card

Faculty & Staff

School
Citywide
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
 
78%
10.0
Years of principal experience at this school
7 Citywide Average
192
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
157 Citywide Average
How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
93%
Are teachers effective?
From the 2019-20 NYC School Survey, 2019-20 School Quality Guide, 2019-20 Report on School-Based Staff Demographics, 2019-20 NY State Report Card, 2021 Guidance Counselor Report and this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Advanced Courses

Which students have access to advanced courses at this school? Learn more

Calculus

 
9%

Computer Science

 
9%

Physics

 
4%

Advanced Foreign Language

Not offered in 2019-20

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

Not offered in 2019-20

AP/IB Math or Science

 
81%

Music

 
54%
From unpublished, anonymized data from the class of 2019-20 provided by the New York State Education Department, brought to you by

College Readiness

School
Citywide
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
 
53%
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
 
50%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
47%
From the 2020-21 FAFSA data released by Federal Student Aid, brought you by
How many graduates of this school received Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) funding to attend a NYS college?
 
17%
How many of those TAP recipients made it through college? Learn more
From unpublished, anonymized student-level data for the class of 2011-12 provided by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) in coordination with the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC), brought to you by
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Programs & Admissions

From the 2021 High School Directory

Gateway to Higher Education

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

This program seeks to expose students to the foundation skills necessary for college success and for success in science, technology, engineering and math careers. These students are provided with an advisor who assists them in applying for and enrolling in enrichment programs that only those students are eligible for receiving. The students are provided with rigorous courses and are expected to graduate with an advanced regents diploma.

Humanities

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

This program seeks to provide students with a college preparatory liberal arts curriculum. Students will be well rounded, taking courses such as English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Art/Music, Physical Education and Technology, that will assist them to meet the requirements for a regents diploma at minimum. These students will also be required to engage in yearly community service projects that allow them to develop an understanding of community and the role they play in its development.

Offerings

From the 2021 High School Directory

Language Courses

Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP Seminar, AP Biology, AP Human Geography, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Computer Science A, AP 2-D Art and Design, AP U.S. Government and Politics

Boys PSAL teams

Baseball, Basketball, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Wrestling

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Coed PSAL teams

Cricket, Stunt

Read about admissions, academics, and more at this school on NYCDOE’s MySchools

NYC Department of Education: MySchools

Contact & Location

Location

143-10 Springfield Boulevard
Springfield Gardens NY 11413

Trains: N/A

Buses: Q3, Q77, Q85


Contact

Principal: Lilly Lucas

Parent Coordinator: Jeniel Gordon

Website

Other Details

Shared campus? Yes

This school shares the Springfield Gardens Educational Campus with three other schools

Uniforms required? No
Metal detectors? Yes

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