Townsend Harris High School

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14911 Melbourne Ave

Flushing, NY 11367

(718) 575-5580

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,061

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

125 Parent Reviews for Townsend Harris High School

Honestly, while attending this school, I hated it with every fiber of my being; to this day, I can't say that the time I spent at THHS was great. This school caused me a lot of mental and physical anguish. Though, reflecting upon my high school years, I now see that Townsend really is out to do good ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/08/15

my dayghter score 677 ela and in math 735 her average gpa 93% what do u think will she get admission in townsend harris??? pls help me

Posted by a other on 07/26/12

For those of complaining about gym, I honestly have to say that while it might seem ridiculous or pointless, in the long run, the benefits outweigh the cons. Honestly, all health and gym classes are taught by excellent teachers. You literally get all tools necessary for living healthy and you can carry ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/31/12

Mixed feelings about this school. No doubt it is one of the best high schools in NYC. As a parent of a graduated students, I noticed that there are a lot of rooms for improvement. The main job that they need to do is to find out why a national ranked 33rd high school have such low percentage of students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/12/12

I don't have much complaints about the school except the heavy amount of homework. I really hate the gym teacher that my child has and their requirement. They made the kids run 2 miles within 2 weeks and in a certain amount of time. What were they thinking of? Are they training the kids to run in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/11/12

Its a pretty awesome school. At first, I thought I hated it because I was scared that I wouldn't be able to keep up with the work, and well...I'm still doing bad but that's just cause I procrastinate x( Aside from academics, I met some incredible friends here. Just remember to be out there and not hide ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/25/11

It's a wonderful school. My best friend goes there and she loves the workload, the interior of the building, the people, and concerts! She dislikes the gym however, saying that it is very tedious. I am very shocked to know that people would want to transfer out of such a lovely institution. She said ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/14/11

Townsend Harris H.S. offers great opportunity along with excellent social and intellectual growth. With an enthusiastic administrative staff and superb teachers, Townsend Harris is an ideal choice for any student wishing to excell in life.

Posted by a other on 06/09/11

Best high school in New York City bar none. The expectations are high and and the workload is rigorous, but the return is great. If you go to Townsend Harris High School you will not only be prepared to attend any university in the county, but you will prosper once you get there. The education received, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/17/11

This is a horrible place. There is an extreme amount of work and pressure. This institution is more like a graduate school.

Posted by a parent on 03/15/11

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Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
Townsend Harris High School
New York City Public Schools
New York
* In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Flushing schools — Townsend Harris High School is located at 14911 Melbourne Ave, Flushing NY 11367. 14911 Melbourne Ave is in the 11367 ZIP code in Flushing, NY The school district for Townsend Harris High School is the New York City Public Schools. Townsend Harris High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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