Newcomers High School

Grades: 9-12

Our Insights

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

Academics

School
Citywide
How many students graduate in 4 years?
 
75%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
74%
Average daily attendance
 
80%
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
 
44%
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 2020-21 NYC School Survey

Students

676
Number of students
644 Citywide Average

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
87%
Students with disabilities
 
2%
Multilingual learners
 
85%
From the 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Safety & Vibe

School
Citywide
How many students were suspended?
 
0%
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
 
93%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
15%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
13%
From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey and 2019-20 NY State Report Card

Faculty & Staff

School
Citywide
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
 
100%
3.0
Years of principal experience at this school
7 Citywide Average
264
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
157 Citywide Average

Teachers’ Race/Ethnicity


How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
98%
Are teachers effective?
From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey, 2019-20 School Quality Guide, 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

 
4%

Computer Science

 
4%

Physics

 
5%

Advanced Foreign Language

 
33%

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

 
39%

AP/IB Math or Science

 
12%

Music

 
39%
From unpublished, anonymized data from the 2019-20 school year 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?
 
43%
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
 
63%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
27%
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?
 
39%
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
For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Programs & Admissions

From the 2021 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.

Offerings

From the 2021 High School Directory

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

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

NYC Department of Education: MySchools

Contact & Location

Location

28-01 41st Avenue
Long Island City NY 11101

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

Website

Other Details

Shared campus? No

This school is in its own building.

Uniforms required? No
Metal detectors? No

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