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Choosing a school that's the right fit for your child is not an easy task, and we are happy to help you see all the reasons why Queens Preparatory Academy may be perfect for you.


What We Offer

Queens Preparatory Academy provides rigorous, inquiry-based instruction that prepares all our students for the New York State Regents examination and college. We seek to ensure that all students have the knowledge, skills, and habits in order to succeed in a challenging college program.

Through our advisory program, we assist students with planning their lives after high school. We expose students to many career options, college presentations, community service opportunities, and field trips to sharpen their aspirations and broaden their worldview.


What sets us apart
  • Inquiry-based instruction incorporates strong literacy and numeracy components and encourages critical thinking.
  • An advisory program offers every student academic and social guidance from a caring, committed staff member.
  • Intensive literacy focus prepares students with the reading, speaking, research, and computer skills needed for success in high school and college.
  • Small class size offers maximum support and ideal learning conditions for students with a variety of learning styles. Highly qualified faculty receives continuous professional development.
  • Extended day and school year supports and enriches academic programs.
  • Students can take college level courses and earn college credit while still in high school.

The Stats

We are proud of our current and former students and feel that their achievements speak for themselves.

  • In June 2009, QPA had a graduation rate of 94%; this was the first graduating class of the school.
  • Of the students who graduated, 88% attended a 2-year or 4-year college program.
  • 83% of our students graduated with a Regents Diploma.
  • Graduates from our program have gone on to attend a diverse range of universities: Temple University, Lincoln, Howard, St. John's, Morehouse, Farleigh Dickerson.