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Newcomers High School

Grades: 9-12
28-01 41st Avenue
Long Island City NY
Phone: 718-937-6005

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Newcomers High School is a high school in Long Island City serving grades 9 through 12. This school shares a building with Academy of American Studies. 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'.

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?
96%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
91%
86% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
33%
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
96%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
88%
80% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
0%
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?
88%
76% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
0.9

How do students perform academically?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students graduate in 4 years?
68%
82% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
43%
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?
61%
67% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
792
Asian
24%
Black
1%
Hispanic
68%
White
5%
Other
2%
Free or reduced priced lunch
90%
Students with disabilities
1%
English language learners
74%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
89%
87% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
29%
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 English language learners graduate in 4 years?
67%
68% Citywide Average


For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Programs & Admissions

From the 2020 High School Directory

Newcomers High School
Admissions Method: Screened: Language
Program Description:

Intensive integrated English Language Arts and English as a New Language. Core subjects: science, social studies, and mathematics integrate English language development and English common core standards.

Academics

Language Courses

Mandarin, Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Calculus AB, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Computer Science Principles, AP U.S. Government and Politics

Sports

Boys PSAL teams

Basketball, Handball, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball

Coed PSAL teams

Cricket

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

Location

Long Island City (District 30)
Trains: 7 Line, N Line, W Line to Queensboro Plaza; E Line, M Line, R Line to Queens Plaza; F Line to 21st St-Queensbridge
Buses: B62, Q100, Q101, Q102, Q103, Q32, Q39, Q60, Q66, Q67, Q69, X63, X64, X68

Contact

Principal
Lilliam Katcher
Parent Coordinator
Elise Victoria Pena

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares a building with Academy of American Studies
Metal detectors?
No

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