Flushing International High School

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The Flushing International High School
144-80 Barclay Avenue, Room 324B
Flushing, Queens, New York
USA 11355
Coordinates 40°45′32″N 73°49′26″W / 40.759°N 73.8238°W / 40.759; -73.8238Coordinates: 40°45′32″N 73°49′26″W / 40.759°N 73.8238°W / 40.759; -73.8238
Type Public high school,
Empowerment School
Established 2004
School district NYC School Empowerment School, District 25
Principal Joseph Luft
Faculty 27 full-time
Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
Enrollment 400
Color(s) Cardinal and White
Mascot Dragon
Affiliation The Internationals Network for Public Schools
Athletics 2 PSAL teams + Intramural Sports

Flushing International High School is a New York City public high school that opened in September 2004 in Flushing, New York. Students come from over 30 different countries and speak over twenty different native languages. Flushing International is a NYC School Empowerment School in District 25.


Flushing International High School is a member of the The Internationals Network for Public Schools, a non-profit organization that grew out of the work of a group of international high schools in New York City. The organization now supports 12 schools in New York and California. The first international high school, located on the campus of LaGuardia Community College, opened in 1985; two more followed in the 1990s. Since 2001, the network has opened and supported 9 additional high schools with the help of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The network of schools annually serves 4,000 students immigrating from 90 countries. The network’s mission is to provide quality education to recently arrived immigrants by developing and networking small high schools based on the Internationals approach.

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