International High School , Long Island City

Facts and Highlights 2014-15 *

Primary Features: Small school size, college course offerings and support, college and career readiness, seminary, advisory
  • Students: Grades 9-13
  • Enrollment: 512
  • Gender: Female (52%)    Male (48%)
  • Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic (44%)  Black (3%)   White  (13%)  Asian  (39%) Other (1%)
  • Free/Reduced Lunch: 100%
  • Average Daily Attendance: 91%
  • Graduation Rate: 82%
  • Limited English Proficiency 100%

College Enrollment Data (Graduating Class 2013-14)

  • 321 students in grades 9-13 enrolled in college classes
  • Average number of credits earned at graduation 29
  • Average GPA 2.43
  • 30 % attend a 2 year college    51% attend a 4 year college

Students say the best part of their High School experience was:

  • Experiencing college life, while being in high school.
  • Making new friends of different cultures and beliefs has been a best part of my school experience. Most importantly, meeting my mentor and teachers has been the best part of my high-school experience. I really appreciate my teachers help shown to me and other students with interest in school-work.
  • Learning about different cultures around the world while focusing in my academics.
* Data gathered and analyzed by NCREST (National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools and Teaching)2014.

NCREST Data for New York

80% of student in MCNC schools in New York State graduate high school and go on to college, compared to 65% from New York State high schools.

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