Our Regents accredited High School, located in Flushing, Queens, has a population of approximately 144 students. Upon graduation, our students receive a New York State Regents or Local Diploma and/or the Career Development and Occupational Studies Commencement Credential.

Our departmentalized academic program follows New York State Core Curriculum, with emphasis on students’ individualized styles as the key to success. In addition, we prepare our students for “Life After Lowell” as our College Advisor/Transition Coordinator evaluates, introduces, and prepares students for transition to college, vocational/technical schools and/or employment.

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High School Curriculum Highlights

Elective Courses: We offer a variety of electives to give students the opportunities to enhance their academic program, explore possible interests, and prepare them for “Life After Lowell”. These include the following: Marine Biology, Robotics, Creative Writing, Drama, American Sign Language, Introduction to Law, Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Psychology, Child Development, Media Arts, Photography and Music (Vocal and Instrumental)

Senior Seminar: Given during the students’ final year, this class helps them transition from high school to “Life After Lowell”. Writing resumes, filling out applications, and budgeting financial responsibilities are a few of the topics covered.

“Geomotion”: This program, used in our Physical Education classes, promotes fitness and helps develop Executive Functioning skills.

W.A.G.E. (Work and Gain Experience): This program combines academic and vocational skills both in school and at various out of school work sites.

Supports

  • Reading and Math Specialists for one to one or small group instruction.
  • Regents preparation classes and individual tutoring
  • Assistive technology including Alpha Smarts, Laptops, and iPads
  • Classroom SMART Boards and Audio Systems, which deliver clear audio, excellent sound distribution, and high speech intelligibility
  • Access to various eBooks, “BookShare” and “Books on Tape
  • Computer lab and mobile laptop computer lab
  • Students may go to the library and computer lab during lunch for extra help.