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Charter Schools, Public Schools, and Magnet Schools in Queens

Charter Schools, Public Schools, and Magnet Schools in Queens

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UPDATED January 2020: Charter and magnet schools give your child a themed education from subjects such as STEM or performing arts. Read our guide online.

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Charter Schools


OUR WORLD NEIGHBORHOOD CHARTER SCHOOL 2
135-25 79th St., Howard Beach
718-392-3405
Email admissions@owncs.org

Our World Neighborhood Charter School 2 joined the District 27 school community. Currently accepting applications for students in kindergarten-fourth grade, committed to an educational philosophy based on inquiry, active and experiential learning, and social justice. Through a literacy-based, integrated, and standards-driven curriculum students receive the broad education they need to thrive in today's society.

Public Schools


DISTRICT 25.30 NEW YORK CITY MAGNET SCHOOLS
718-759-4977
The Harry T. Stewart, Sr. Magnet School for Engineering, Architecture, and the Arts, PS 92
The Joseph Pulitzer Magnet School of Innovation and Applied Learning, IS 145
The Magnet School of Global Studies and Leadership, PS/MS 200
The Discovery School for Inquiry and Research: STEAM Magnet School, PS 201

Email info@magnetschools.nyc

Each magnet school offers a unique program designed to promote diversity, academic excellence, and equity. The specialized thematic programs, innovative curriculum, and diversified approaches to teaching offer rigorous instruction that builds proficiency in creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking for all students. To learn more, come visit and apply!


DISTRICT 27.29 NEW YORK CITY MAGNET SCHOOLS
718-968-6179
The Magnet School of Innovation, Exploration, and Engineering, PS 52
The Chester Park Magnet School of Computer Science and Innovation, PS 62
The William Haberle Magnet School of Multimedia, Arts, and STEAM, PS 195
The Rosa Parks Magnet School of Leadership Development and the Arts, PS 254
The Queens Explorers Magnet School of Global Conservation and Service Learning, PS 316

The Queens District 27-29 Magnet Grant includes five elementary schools that feature innovative curriculum and specialized programming. Each school has a theme that connects students to careers and develops 21st century skills. Themes include computer science, engineering, media arts, service learning, and leadership. Schools incorporate STEM and the arts into instruction.


DISTRICT 28 NEW YORK CITY MAGNET SCHOOLS
718-759-4977
The Maure Magnet School of Communication Arts, Technology and Multimedia, PS 55
The Edward K. Ellington Magnet School of Science, Technology and the Arts, PS 140
The Magnet School of Leadership and Innovation Through STEAM, PS 349
The Magnet School of STEAM Exploration and Experiential Learning, MS 358

Email info@magnetschools.nyc

Each magnet school offers a unique program designed to promote diversity, academic excellence, and equity. Specialized thematic programs, innovative curriculum, and diversified approaches to teaching offer rigorous instruction that builds proficiency in creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking for all students. Magnet schools welcome all families and students. Come visit!


IS 145: THE JOSEPH PULITZER MAGNET SCHOOL OF INNOVATION AND APPLIED LEARNING
33-34 80th St., Jackson Heights
718-457-1242, 718-759-4977
Email info@magnetschools.nyc

I.S. 145: A 21st century learning community. By infusing science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) into the curriculum, students are engaging in collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking on a daily basis. Regents track and Spanish-English dual-language programming and enrichment courses are offered during and after school hours.


MS 358: THE MAGNET SCHOOL OF STEAM EXPLORATION AND EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
88-08 164th St., Jamaica
718-558-6240
Email info@magnetschools.nyc

At The Magnet School of STEAM Exploration and Experiential Learning, everyone learns with purpose. Classroom instruction incorporates passionate speaking, purposeful writing, powerful presentations, and digital literacy. Through project based and experiential learning students take intellectual risks, make real world connections, and explore authentic problems in their community and society.


OUR WORLD NEIGHBORHOOD CHARTER SCHOOL 2
135-25 79th St., Howard Beach
718-392-3405
Email admissions@owncs.org

Our World Neighborhood Charter School 2 joined the District 27 school community. Currently accepting applications for students in kindergarten-fourth grade, committed to an educational philosophy based on inquiry, active and experiential learning, and social justice. Through a literacy-based, integrated, and standards-driven curriculum students receive the broad education they need to thrive in today's society.


PS 140Q: THE EDWARD K. ELLINGTON MAGNET SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS - A STEAM MAGNET SCHOOL
166-01 116th Ave., Jamaica
718-657-4760, 718-759-4977
Email info@magnetschools.nyc

The Edward K. Ellington Magnet School of Science, Technology, and the Arts - our motto, “Where Greatness Occurs, One Step At A Time.” Project-based STEAM curriculum, advanced technology, arts, music, enrichment clubs, and middle-school prep. We strive to develop productive, self-thinking, problem-solving citizens, capable of thriving in an ever-evolving world.


PS 195: THE WILLIAM HABERLE MAGNET SCHOOL OF MULTIMEDIA, ARTS, AND STEM
84-40 101st St., Queens
718-846-1840

PS 195 - The Magnet Academy of Multimedia Arts and STEM is a warm community environment where every student is welcomed. Students use technology to create animations, news broadcasts, and documentaries that illustrate their learning. STEM is woven throughout the curriculum, giving students opportunities to learn science content in new ways.


PS 201: THE DISCOVERY SCHOOL FOR INQUIRY AND RESEARCH: STEAM MAGNET SCHOOL
65-11 155th St., Flushing
718-359-0620
Email info@magnetschools.nyc, info@ps201.org

At PS 201: A STEAM Magnet School, inquiry-based learning encourages students to become independent thinkers, ask questions, and actively research answers. The innovative curriculum is motivating for all students. STEAM learning combines the study of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics into projects that prepare students for college and careers.


PS 254: THE ROSA PARKS MAGNET SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND THE ARTS
84-40 101st St., Queens
718-846-1840

PS 254 - The Rosa Parks Magnet School of Leadership Development and the Arts is a place where every child is a leader. Children internalize the “seven habits of highly effective leaders” through the Leader in Me program. Students develop creativity through a theatrical production, dance classes, music, and visual arts.


PS 316: THE QUEENS EXPLORERS MAGNET SCHOOL OF GLOBAL CONSERVATION AND SERVICE LEARNING
90-07 101st Ave., Queens
718-558-7088

PS 316 - The Queens Explorers Magnet School for Conservation and Service Learning uses project based learning to engage students and connect them in an authentic way with the world while instilling empathy in their students. Learners participate in five large scale community service projects throughout the year.


PS 349: THE MAGNET SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION THROUGH STEAM
88-08 164th St., Jamaica
718-558-6220, 718-759-4977
Email info@magnetschools.nyc

PS 349 offers a rigorous STEAM curriculum designed to ignite students’ imagination through engineering and design, spark their curiosity, and engage through exploration. Leadership instruction integrates The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People into all classes, allowing for collaboration and leadership through self–management, self–awareness, and responsible decision-making.


PS 52: THE MAGNET SCHOOL OF INNOVATION, EXPLORATION, AND ENGINEERING
178-37 146th Terrace, Queens
718-528-2238

PS 52 - The Magnet School of Innovation, Exploration, and Engineering features a STEM lab and engineering spaces where students solve real world problems and work collaboratively. Students use the Engineering Design Process to analyze challenges and generate solutions. Teachers use a hands-on approach to make learning come alive.


PS 55: THE MAURE MAGNET SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION ARTS, TECHNOLOGY AND MULTIMEDIA
131-10 97th Ave., Richmond Hill
718-849-3845, 718-759-4977
Email info@magnetschools.nyc, info@ps55q.com

At PS 55 every student has a voice. Theme-based instruction, project-based units, arts and technology integration. Students develop higher order thinking skills, share ideas, connect with each other, engage and explore. Learning is expanded by writing code, creating audio and video presentations, performing music, graphic design, and using 3D printers.


PS 62: THE CHESTER PARK MAGNET SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INNOVATION
97-25 108th St., Queens
718-286-4460

PS 62 - The Magnet School for Computer Science and Innovation has established itself as a leader in elementary computer science instruction. Teachers integrate coding, robotics, 3D printing, and other technologies into everyday instruction. Students participate in an annual Makerfaire where they showcase their innovation.


PS 92: THE HARRY T. STEWART, SR. MAGNET SCHOOL FOR ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE & THE ARTS
99-01 34th Ave. , Corona
718-533-1013, 718-759-4977
Email info@magnetschools.nyc

All grades at PS 92 participate in hands-on Project Based Learning (PBL) themed around engineering, architecture, and the arts. Our rigorous curriculum is designed for students to explore and generate evidence to support learning through projects and culminating events. Students learn to discuss ideas, refine prototypes, and collaborate with others.


PS/MS 200: THE MAGNET SCHOOL OF GLOBAL STUDIES & LEADERSHIP
70-10 164th St., Flushing
718-969-7780, 718-759-4977
Email info@magnetschools.nyc

Students at The Magnet School of Global Studies & Leadership graduate with a profound understanding of the worldwide challenges and the necessary leadership skills needed to effect change in the 21st century. Students celebrate countries and cultures through an emphasis on global competence, geographic literacy, project-based learning, and STEM education.


SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOLS
locations throughout New York,
646-597-4641

Success Academy Charter Schools is the largest and highest-performing public charter school network in New York City. With our robust curriculum, hands-on approach, and exceptional teachers, we provide the tools that students of all backgrounds need to thrive and ignite a lifelong love of learning


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