We are delighted that you are considering Queens Preparatory Academy for your high school experience. We know you have many choices when it comes to your child's education, and we feel honored to be among your top choices. Our goal is to make the application process as smooth as possible for families.

How we select students

We welcome students who are serious about their future and ready to work hard. We give strong preference to students who participate in an open house session or an information fair with a parent or guardian.

We also give priority to students living in Queens entering ninth grade in Region 3, including districts 25, 26, 28, and 29.

How to Apply

To file an application, students must be:

  • An eighth or first-time ninth grader
  • A resident of New York City

To be considered for Queens Preparatory Academy, select our school as one of your top three choices on your high school application. Our program code is: Q04R. Submit applications to your guidance counselor.

For more information about the high school application process, please see the link to the New York City Department of Education at the side of this page. In addition, you are welcome to contact us for help or information.