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Townsend Harris High School

149 11 Melbourne Avenue Queens, NY 11367

More about Townsend Harris High School

Population 1,140 students
School Type High
Grades 9th-12th
2013 Progress
Report
A
Avg. Attendance Rate 98%
Advanced Placement Courses
  • Calculus BC
  • Computer Science A
  • Computer Science AB
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • French Language
  • Government and Politics: United States
  • Japanese Language and Culture
  • Latin: Vergil
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language
  • Statistics
  • United States History
  • World History
Language Classes
  • Classical Greek
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Program Highlights
  • All classes are honors
  • Advanced Placement or college-level; advanced elective courses are offered in all subjects including Social Science and Science Research programs. Our Humanities-focused curriculum includes two additional 9th grade English classes: Writing Process and Linguistics. All seniors take 12 free college credits at Queens College
  • including an elective and a Humanities seminar co-taught by a professor from the college and a teacher from our school. We offer Concert Band
  • Chamber Music
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Keyboarding and Music Theory. Juniors take College Now. Seniors participate in an annual Election Simulation
Artistic Extracurriculars
  • Art Shows
  • Winter Concert
  • Spring Concert
  • SING
  • Festival of Nations
  • School Play
  • School Musical
  • Student Government
  • Consultative Council
  • Student Union Executive Board
  • Student Mentoring Program
Clubs
  • Over 40 clubs including: Art
  • Amnesty International
  • Anime
  • Bollywood
  • Chess
  • Dance Dance Revolution (DDR)
  • Drama
  • Free the Children
  • Club of Women
  • Glamour Gals
  • Key
  • Latin Dance
  • Movie
  • Photography
  • Scrabble
  • Seekers
  • Students for the Preservation of the Earth
  • Trivia Knowledge
Academic Extracurriculars
  • Model United Nations
  • Moot Court
  • Debate and Mock Trial
  • Math
  • Fed Challenge
  • NYC & NYS History Day
  • We The People
  • “The Classic” (school newspaper)
  • “The Phoenix” (literary/art magazine)
  • “Crimson and Gold” (yearbook)
  • "The Journal of Science Research"
  • "Quantum Cat" (literary/science magazine)
  • Brain Bee
  • New York City Science & Engineering Fair and Junior Science & Humanities Symposium
  • Science Olympiad Team
  • US FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Team
  • Arista National Honor Society
  • Archon Student Service Honor Society
  • Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society
  • NYS Science Honor Society
  • Japanese Honor Society
  • American Classic League Honor Awards Society
Cultural & Arts Partners)
  • Whitney Museum
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • New-York Historical Society
  • 92nd Street Y
  • Theatre Development Fund
  • Repertorio Espanol
  • Japan-America Society
  • New York Pops
  • Studio in a School
  • Aaron Copland School of Music
Hospital Partnerships
  • North Shore-Long Island Jewish Hospital
Higher Education Partnerships
  • Queens College
  • Hofstra University
  • Hunter College
  • Pratt Institute
  • The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
  • York College
  • Taft Institute for Government at Queens College
  • Queensborough Community College
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Weill-Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Non-Profit Opportunities
  • The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
  • Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
  • The Mercy Center
  • The Stock Market Game
  • For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics
  • World Vision
Other Partnerships
  • Townsend Harris Alumni Association
Community Organization Partners
  • Long Island Blood Services
  • Common Cents
  • Junior Achievement
Corporate Partners
  • Bloomberg LLP
  • Con Edison
  • Intel
Sports
  • Off-season Co-ed Swim & Soccer Clubs
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  • Performance9 Above Average
  • Satisfaction 6 Average
  • Diversity 6 Average
9/9 Key indicators of this school's performance, including test scores and graduation rates. View All Data »
Performance Statistics
SAT Scores 1925 / 2400
Above Average
Regents English
100%
Above Average
Regents Mathematics
98%
Above Average
Regents Science
96%
Above Average
Regents History
100%
Above Average
Regents Rate
100%
Above Average
10-Credit Rate
100%
Above Average
Weighted Diploma Rate 280.4 / 350
Above Average
Regents Completion 99.7 / 100
Above Average
College Enrollment Rate 99.6 / 100
Above Average