Our Schools

Academy for Language and Technology

The Academy for Language and Technology (ALT) nurtures inquiry learning, character development and community building. Our focus is to prepare students to compete in the global economy. Students connect technology to real-world experiences via internships and they develop literacy in both Spanish and English. Ninth graders enter one of our three technology-focused programs: media communications, computer networking, or computer technology. Our school environment - built on community, leadership, and social activism - encourages our students to grow into articulate, responsible citizens.

Students may receive CTE endorsement in Media Communications or Computer Science; Other programs include: College and Career Planning Seminar, Ethics/Service Learning Seminar, College Planning begins in ninth grade.

The Academy for Language and Technology's programs are career academies affiliated with the National Academy Foundation. For more information, visit www.nycacademies.org, or www.naf.org.

Academy for Software Engineering

Academy for Software Engineering

Our CTE school prepares students to design and create the next generation of software and applications. Partnering directly with NYC’s technology and entrepreneurial community, students learn advanced computing skills to foster innovations in the arts, sciences, and business. Academically challenging classes coupled with individualized academic support, problem-solving learning experiences and career mentoring ensure every student’s personalized pathway to college, career, and life. Our students represent tomorrow’s inquisitive problem-solvers, collaborative leaders and innovative entrepreneurs—the young people who dare to dream that anything is possible through software, design, technology, and the human spirit.
Bayside High School

Bayside High School

At Bayside High School, all students graduate prepared to succeed in college and beyond. Clubs, teams and other student activities are aligned with this mission. Our curriculum undergoes constant improvement to ensure each student's post-secondary success and our staff continuously motivates every student. Our experienced guidance counselors support small caseloads of students to ensure that each student receives personalized attention.

Bayside’s CTE Summer Scholars are enrolled in the Digital Art & Design program, which provides preparation for art careers using digital technology - a blend of art, computers and journalism; includes photography, graphic design, web design, video & audio editing and animation. College accredited courses included.

Bronx High School for the Visual Arts

Bronx High School for the Visual Arts

Each member of the Bronx High School for the Visual Arts community is invested in creating a culture of learning that fosters authentic (and passionate) engagement in the exploration of ideas (and skills) that promote personal and community growth.We offer a challenging, sequential, four-year pre-professional art program and an interdisciplinary academic curriculum within a close-knit school community. We offer two visual arts programs: one focuses on developing general knowledge, while the other prepares students to become professional graphic designers. Both programs emphasize skill-building, student creativity, interests, and community contributions. Our cultural partners provide learning experiences and additional resources for students and their families. Our small class size and project-based, student-centered curriculum provide individualized attention and prepare students for college and careers in the arts.
Queens Vocational & Technical High School

Queens Vocational & Technical High School

Queens Vocational and Technical High School is committed to providing quality career and technical education. QVTHS is divided into four schools; our CTE Summer Scholars come from the School of Computer and Electronic Engineering Technologies whose mission is to prepare students with a high degree of academic and technological knowledge to enter the workforce as highly skilled technicians and/or to successfully pursue a post-secondary degree. Computer technology students in this School participate in classes that cover computer hardware and sofrtware theory, operating systems, DOS and basic web design, computer assembly and troubleshooting. They have the opportunity to work toward the CompTia A+ certification and certifications in copper and fiber optics network cabling. College partners include Queensborough and LaGuardia Community Colleges.

Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology

Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology

The Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology opened its doors  in the Fall of 2011 to the graduating class of 2015.  These first students are founding members, pioneers in a school community committed to their success.  Our students will be prepared as creative and analytical producers of technology with an authoritative understanding of their role and influence in the digital age.  Graduates of UA Gateway (a Career and Technical Education High School) will be innovative thinkers able to use and apply cutting edge technology in a variety of fields. When students graduate they will be college and career ready, prepared in one of the three following areas:
  • Digital Design and Animation
  • Information Technology & Systems
  • Data Management/Health IT 
Our founding partner is the Urban Assembly (UA); a nonprofit organization that has successfully created schools dedicated to preparing students for success in college and beyond. For more information, please visit http://urbanassembly.org/