Queens Vocational and Technical High School

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Queens Vocational and Technical H.S.
Queens Vocational HS.JPG
Address
37-02 47th Avenue
Long Island City, New York
United States
Information
Type Public secondary
Established 1929
School board New York City Department of Education
School number Q600
CEEB code 332900
Principal Melissa Burg
Faculty 102[1]
Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
Number of students 1489[2]
Color(s) Green      and white     
Mascot Tiger
Nickname Queens Voc, QV,
Newspaper Vocational Voice
Website

Queens Vocational and Technical High School is a public career and technical education secondary school located in Long Island City, NY. The school has an enrollment of 1,489 students and serves grades 9-12.[3] A new wing, completed in 2005, added a cafeteria, library, gymnasium, and additional classrooms.[4] The following career and technical programs are available to students: Careers in Business, Electrical Design and Installation, Plumbing Design and Technology, Pre-Engineering Electronic Technology, Computer Technology and Information Systems, Cisco networking, Cosmetology Careers/Salon Management, and Graphic Design.[5] The school is operated by the New York City Department of Education.

Location[edit]

The school is situated between residential and industrial areas in Long Island City, Queens. The main entrance for all students, staff, and visitors is located on the corner of 38th Street and 47th Avenue. LaGuardia Community College is six blocks to the west, Aviation High School is one block to the west, and Queens Boulevard is one block to the north.

Demographics[edit]

Of the 1,489 students enrolled in the 2013-2014 school year, 60.44% of students were male, while 39.56% were female. 76.09% of the students were Hispanic or Latino, 10.48% were Asian or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, 7.32% were White, 5.91% were Black or African American, and 0.20% were American Indian.[6]

Athletics[edit]

Queens Vocational and Technical High School competes in the Public Schools Athletic League "B" division, with the exception of the varsity wrestling team that competes in the "A" division. Offerings include boys baseball, boys basketball, girls basketball, boys bowling, girls bowling, boys handball, boys soccer,girls soccer, girls softball, girls flag football, girls volleyball, and boys wrestling in "A".[7] In 2009, the Queens Vocational boys soccer team captured the league championship by defeating Thomas Edison High School 3-2 on Randall's Island.[8]

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Coordinates: 40°44′32″N 73°55′41″W / 40.742120°N 73.927925°W / 40.742120; -73.927925