DISTRICT 28 SCHOOLS
Queens Collegiate: A College Board School
Jamaica Educational Campus
Principal: James Harrel, IA
Mission: To empower our students with the academic, creative and social skills needed to inspire positive change today and tomorrow.
Parent Coordinator: Roger Erskine
Forest Hills HS
Principal: Paul Wilbur
Mission: Forest Hills High School will provide a nurturing educational setting that promotes cultural understanding. We encourage high expectations and challenge our students academically to ensure they become lifelong learners and caring citizens.
Parent Coordinator: Suzanna Khaimova
Queens Metropolitan HS
Principal: Saida Rodriguez-Tabone
Mission: Our mission is for 100% of our students to attend and graduate from a college of their choice.
Our core values are relationship, citizenship, scholarship and leadership.
We focus on ensuring that all students:
receive instruction that supports appropriate learning goals for them,
are integral members of the school community,
are active participants in the learning process,
and have multiple opportunities for success in school and beyond.
Parent Coordinator: Kimberly Peterson
Hillside Arts & Letters HS
Jamaica Educational Campus
Principal: Raquel Nolasco
Mission: The mission of Hillside Arts and Letters Academy is to offer students a challenging college preparatory curriculum with a special emphasis on visual arts, music, and writing. Students at Hillside Arts become self-directed and resourceful learners with a deep appreciation for the arts as not only a source of enjoyment and personal growth but also as a path to understanding and changing society. We prepare students to graduate as independent thinkers who are academically well-rounded, creative, and especially well-prepared to innovate and collaborate.
Parent Coordinator: Annis Dry
Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education HS
Principal: Moses Ojeda
Mission: The mission of Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School is to develop leaders of tomorrow by preparing all students to meet the high academic, technical, civic and workforce challenges of the twenty-first century. We believe that strong leadership throughout our united community of faculty members, students, parents, and associates will move us towards the following goals: academic rigor, high standards for assessing students' performances and continuous school improvement.
School Contact: Moses Ojeda
Queens HS for the Sciences at York College
Principal: Ana DeJesus
Mission: Queens High School for the Sciences at York College (QHSSYC) is dedicated to providing a rigorous college preparatory curricula emphasizing the sciences and mathematics, in collaboration with York College/CUNY.
School Contact: Sharda Gosine
Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences HS
Jamaica Educational Campus
Principal: Caren Birchwood-Taylor
Mission: Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences’ Mission is to Encourage the High Achievement of, and provide Advanced Academic Preparation for students. Students will Graduate Prepared Academically, Socially, and Emotionally for Rigorous College Coursework and the Pursuit of Health and Science Related Careers.
Parent Coordinator: Greisis Mcgroarty
Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School
Principal: Judy Henry
Mission: The mission of the Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School is to prepare all students to perform proficiently, exceed academic standards, and find productive pathways to knowledge as they learn to live constructively together. Queens Gateway, through the collaboration of school, home, and community strives to develop high expectations for all students in an educational environment that is safe and nurturing. We are committed to the use of appropriate instructional expertise, guidance services, academics intervention services, and the use of technology to support teaching and learning. We will continue to provide a college preparatory program in the health sciences while respecting and understanding the needs and diversity of our school community. We will achieve this through an enduring community partnership that celebrates the success for all students, supports teachers' professional learning, innovation and creativity in teaching, strong relationships between parents, students and staff, and a high standard of performance for all students.
Parent Coordinator: Carola Craig
HS for Law Enforcement and Public Safety
Principal: Laura Van Deren
Mission: At the High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety, we provide our students with a state-of-the-art facility. We work in collaboration with the New York City Police Department and Police Athletic League to positively impact the community. Our school offers a challenging academic program introducing careers in law, law enforcement, and public safety. By fully integrating the themes of law enforcement and public safety throughout the educational program, students come to understand how all areas of study are interrelated and how their educational experience supports their career choice. Founded in 2003, the school is located in Queens, NY, and reflects the diverse backgrounds and cultures of the area. We’re extremely proud of our students and staff, who are always eager to learn, create, and grow together.
School Contact: Laura Van Deren