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Excelsior Preparatory High School

Grades: 9-12
Noteworthy
143-10 Springfield Boulevard
Springfield Gardens NY 11413
Phone: 718-525-6507

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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

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?
96%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
82%
86% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
55%
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
78%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
100%
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?
96%
76% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
9.0

How do students perform academically?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students graduate in 4 years?
84%
82% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
47%
48% Citywide Average
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
50%
41% Citywide Average
How many graduates stay enrolled in college for at least 3 semesters?
61%
67% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
438
Asian
3%
Black
82%
Hispanic
8%
White
3%
Other
5%
Free or reduced priced lunch
84%
Students with disabilities
16%
English language learners
8%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
86%
87% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
39%
38% Citywide Average

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
53%
66% Citywide Average
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
64%
68% Citywide Average


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Programs & Admissions

From the 2020 High School Directory

Gateway to Higher Education
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Requirements:
  • Attendance
  • Course Grades: Science
  • Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
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.

Excelsior Preparatory High School
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Requirements:
  • Attendance
  • Course Grades: Average
  • Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
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.

Academics

Language Courses

Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture

Sports

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

Springfield Gardens (District 29)
Buses: Q3, Q77, Q85

Contact

Principal
Lilly Lucas
Parent Coordinator
Jeniel Gordon

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the Springfield Gardens Educational Campus with three other schools
Metal detectors?
Yes

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