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.
PSAL 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 school year. Teams include Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track, and Volleyball.
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 as they will be offering a free after school program for all our students. The programs are implementing a wide variety of social and academic programs at several high schools throughout the borough. We offer job readiness, SAT Prep, college essay help, college tours, group counseling, and more!
All students between 14 - 17 years of age must get an employment certificate to work. If you need an application, you can request one from Ms. Hayes, in room 204, during lunch periods only. Please note the completed application, a note from your doctor stating you are physically fit to work, and your passport or birth certificate (no copies allowed) will be accepted to receive working papers.
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 strived 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, there is at least ONE Guidance Counselor to assist the students throughout 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 least TWO Report Cards per Term will be sent home this year (which makes a Total of FOURReport Cards this school year).
NYS Regents Exam
Regents exams measure student achievement in high school-level courses. 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. The student may also earn an Advanced Regents diploma if they pass specific additional Regents exams in math and science, as well as any NYC Language Other Than English exam.
Eligible students can receive a Student MetroCards at the beginning of each semester of the school year. Student MetroCards are different from regular MetroCards. There only to be used by the student it was assigned too. Used for traveling to and from school and school-related activities between 5:30 am and 8:30 pm, on days when the school is open for classes. Plus it's suitable for three trips each school day. 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.