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Long Island City High School

DBN 30Q450  •  insideschools.org  •  School Finder  •  2017 School Performance Dashboard
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Our academically and aesthetically enriched programs offer superb preparation for college, career, and life in a nurturing environment. Students benefit from the personalization of a small high school while also taking advantage of the wealth of offerings that a large high school can provide. Every ninth grade student is enrolled in an additional English class that focuses on argumentative writing and non-fiction readings.

Prgram Description
  • Offers a four-year sequence in culinary training. Students will learn food preparation and production skills in a full-service commercial kitchen. The coursework culminates in an exam which satisfies the Career and Technical Education (CTE) requirements.
  • In partnership with the National Academy Foundation, students are prepared to apply skills in supervisory and managerial positions in hotels and restaurants. Students will have senior year internships and take the NOCTI exam for CTE requirements.
  • Students in this program complete sequenced coursework, with a focus on sports medicine and health professions. Rigorous instruction in Regents and AP Science courses is at the core of our program. Utilizing our extensive physical education and health clinic facility, including our Olympic-size pool and athletic field, students will have the opportunity to prepare for certifications in lifeguarding, first aid, and CPR.
  • Students explore ethical, moral, cultural, and legal factors affecting societies past and present. This program also supports LICÂ’s AVID program which focuses on college readiness skills. Through frequent field trips to major cultural institutions of New York City, this program prepares well-rounded individuals who have skills to serve their community.
  • Students interested in being a part of Orchestra Academy or Opera Institute are provided with an opportunity to earn ChancellorÂ’s Endorsed Diploma in the Arts. Students will also write, direct, and perform in musicals and plays. Open to all who want to perform, learn an instrument, sing, create sets, and learn to run productions.
  • Students develop skills for careers in international hotel and tourism fields. Along with the core curriculum, students will research and investigate other countries and cultures to be a force in the global society and economy. LICHS is a member of the National Academy FoundationÂ’s Academy of Hospitality & Tourism.
  • Dual Language programs are designed to integrate English Language Learners with English-proficient students to receive content instruction in English and a target language. This program is open to all students regardless of interest area.
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Admissions Priority
  • Open to New York City residents
  • Open to New York City residents
  • Open to New York City residents
  • Open to New York City residents
  • Open to New York City residents
  • Priority given to New York City residents who are English Language Learners
  • Priority to students whose have been in a Dual Language Spanish middle school program
  • Guaranteed offer to students who apply and live in the zoned area
  • Then to New York City residents
  • Then to students who have been in a Transitional Bilingual Education Spanish middle school program
  • Then to New York City residents
Offer Rate
  • 42% of offers went to this group
  • Standardized Test Scores: Math (1.8-4.5)
  • Standardized Test Scores: Math (1.8-4.5)
  • Demonstrated Interest: School Visit
  • Demonstrated Interest: School Visit
  • Demonstrated Interest: School Visit
  • Demonstrated Interest: School Visit
  • Attendance and Punctuality
  • Attendance and Punctuality
  • Demonstrated Interest: School Visit
  • Demonstrated Interest: School Visit
Methods Screened Screened Ed. Opt. Ed. Opt. Ed. Opt. Ed. Opt. Screened: Language Zoned Guarantee
Seats 9th Grade GE 127 86 127 58 64 42 58 0 0 0
Grade 9 GE Applicants 341 115 538 311 256 131 41 0 0 0
Grade 9 GE Applicants per Seat 3 1 4 5 4 3 1 0 0 0
Grade 9 GE Filled N N Y N Y N N N/A
Seats 9th Grade SWD 23 16 23 10 11 8 10 0 0 0
Grade 9 SWD Applicants 74 28 105 63 60 34 15 0 0 0
Grade 9 SWD Applicants per Seat 3 2 5 6 5 4 2 0 0 0
Grade 9 SWD Filled N N N N N Y N N/A
Seats Specialized 0 0 0 0 0 0
Applicants Specialized 0 0 0 0 0 0
App per Seat Specialized 0 0 0 0 0 0
Location 14-30 Broadway, Astoria NY 11106 (40.765881, -73.933907)
Subway N, Q to Broadway
Website schools.nyc.gov/SchoolPortals/30/Q450
Graduation Rate 64.8%
Pct Stu Enough Variety 89.0%
College Career Rate 48.1%
Pct Stu Safe 83.0%
Specialized No
Total Students 2,077
Attendance Rate 80.0%
SAT Takers 0
SAT Reading 423
SAT Math 430
SAT Writing 412
Total Enrollment 2,077
Female 50.0% (1,035)
Male 50.2% (1,042)
White 6.9% (143)
Asian 16.7% (346)
Black 13.1% (273)
Hispanic 61.3% (1,273)
Other 2.0% (42)
Academic Opportunities

CTE program(s) in: Hospitality and Tourism

iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Eight Small Learning Communities: Culinary; Restaurant & Hotel Management, AVID, Leadership, Swimming and Physical Education Selections

Future Educators; Sports Medicine; Broadway Productions; Community & Culture; Languages; Hospitality and Tourism; Media Arts & Technology

Art, Music, Computers, Theater, Technology; CUNY College Now through LaGuardia Community College, College Board Advancement Program

Advanced Placement Courses

AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP US Government and Politics, AP US History, AP World History


Q100, Q102, Q103, Q104, Q18, Q19, Q66, Q69

Addtl Info1

Community School; Summer Orientation

Extracurricular Activities

Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC), ASPIRA, Dance, Fall and Spring Drama and Musical Productions, Mu Alpha Theta, Multicultural Festival, National Honor Society, SING, Spirit Squad, Digital Media Program, Winter and Spring Concerts; More than 20 multicultural and interdisciplinary Clubs

School Sports
  • Culinary Institute
  • Academy of Restaurant and Hotel Management
  • Sports Medicine & Health Sciences
  • Community & Culture
  • Broadway Productions
  • Global Languages Academy
  • Dual Language Spanish Program
  • Zoned
  • Culinary Arts
  • Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
  • Health Professions
  • Law & Government
  • Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design
  • Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
  • Humanities & Interdisciplinary
  • Zoned
    Audition Information
      Boro Q
      School 10th Seats 1
      ELL Programs English as a New Language; Dual Language: Spanish; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
      Language Classes Chinese (Mandarin), French, Greek, Italian, Spanish
      Diploma Endorsements Arts, CTE, Math
      Neighborhood Astoria
      Shared Space Yes
      Campus Name
      Building Code Q452
      Phone Number 718-545-7095
      Fax Number 718-545-2980
      School Email licinfo@schools.nyc.gov
      Grades 2018 12-Sep
      Final Grades 12-Sep
      Start Time 8:29am
      End Time 3:50pm
      Psal Sports Boys Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
      Psal Sports Girls Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
      Psal Sports Coed Cricket, Golf
      Early College
      Geo Eligibility
      School Accessibility Description 1
      Codes Q29J Q29M Q29N Q29P Q29Q Q29R Q29S Q29Z
      Seats 10 Yes-15 Yes-20 Yes-20 Yes-20 Yes-20 Yes-20 No Yes
      Primary Address Line 1 14-30 Broadway
      City Astoria
      State Code NY
      Lat 40.766
      Lng -73.934
      Zip 11,106
      # Grade 9 952
      # Grade 10 443
      # Grade 11 284
      # Grade 12 398
      ELA Takers 636
      ELA Level 1 31.3% (199)
      ELA Level 2 48.6% (309)
      ELA Level 3 17.5% (111)
      ELA Level 4 2.7% (17)
      ELA Level 3+4 20.1% (128)
      Math Takers 606
      Math Level 1 33.8% (205)
      Math Level 2 50.0% (303)
      Math Level 3 14.2% (86)
      Math Level 4 2.0% (12)
      Math Level 3+4 16.2% (98)

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