Student life at Queens High School of Teaching is incredibly supportive. Our teachers develop caring relationships with our students, allowing for the adaptation of curricula to meet the social, emotional and educational needs of everyone. Our student experience is enriched by athletics, volunteer opportunities, class trips and other exciting extracurricular activities.
QHST Sports Teams
At the Queens High School of Teaching, we have a wide range of 30 PSAL sports teams from Varsity to Junior teams throughout each and every school year. Teams include: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track, and Volleyball.
All students between 14 - 17 years of age must get an employment certificate in order to work. Students can request working paper applications in room 204 during their lunch period.
Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)
The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August.
Through our vibrant Extended School Day Life, student created and facilitated clubs (which may vary from year to year). Students have the opportunity to develop their social and emotional skills and form deep and meaningful relationships with students and staff members.
After School Program
We are pleased to announce our enhanced partnership with Commonpoint Queens (formerly known as Samuel Field Y). They are pleased to offer the fallowing after school program to expand student opportunity after their normal school schedule.
It’s never too early to plan for college! The QHST College Office DREAM team is here to help on college exploring and dissension. Located in the heart of the Queens High School Of Teaching's infrastructure, the College Office has always strives to provide the utmost quality in resources and attention to every student who walks through our door.
School counselors are involved primarily in three areas of a student’s education are Academic Planning, Personal and social development Career and post-graduation planning. In each SLC their is at least ONE Guidance Counselor to assist the students threw out their High School life.
At the end of each marking period, report cards a distributed to see the status of the students if he/she is on track on to graduating high school. A transcript is the official full record of high school credits, final grades, and exams taken within the DOE. It documents the courses and exams that a student has taken during high school. This school year at lest TWO Report Cards per Term will be sent home this year (which makes a Total of FOUR Report Cards this school year).
New York State Regents
Regents exams measure student achievement in high school-level courses. In order to graduate from high school, students must pass five Regents exams in the following subject areas: English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and any additional Regents exam or another option approved by the State. Student may also earn an Advanced Regents diploma if they pass certain additional Regents exams in math and science, as well as any NYC Language Other Than English exam.
Student MetroCard is a special MetroCard that allows students to get to and from school. It’s good for the whole school semester, and it means you don’t have to wait at the subway gate to show an agent or show the bus operator your pass unless specifically requested. You just swipe or dip, and go. To request a new or replacement MetroCard please speak with Ms. Rose in the Cafeteria During Lunch.
Free Microsoft Office 365
All current students at QHST can download Microsoft Office for desktop and mobile device for free. Students are allowed to install Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs, and also on up to 5 Android or iOS devices.
G Suite for Education
All students at QHST have a school Google account, which includes an @queenshsofteaching.org Gmail address, unlimited online storage with Google Drive, and access to Google Classroom.