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STEM in the South

After months of planning and preparation, Queens South High School is proud to announce the Grand Opening of our Stem in the South Innovation sites for the Spring Semester!
These sites will provide opportunities for all of our students to experience hands on career connected learning in a STEM field of their choice.

2023-24 Senior Contract

Congratulations! Your child has reached a major crossroad in education: their final year in high school!!! Though we are celebrating their transition into adulthood and/or college life throughout this school-year, we want to remind our kids of a very important life lesson: everything comes at a cost.

Accessing DOE Grades

Students in NYC DOE schools that are using the new NYC DOE Grades application will be able to view their courses, assignments, and assignment grades in TeachHub. Families view that information using the NYCSA portal. To access these new features, please follow the steps below.

Gym Uniforms and School Swag

Physical Education is a required course, during your child's academic tenure in High School proper attire is required to engage. As a result we are requiring students to wear a gym uniform, and at the moment only a t-shirt is required. T-Shirts cost ...
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Covid Response

Like many communities in NYC, Excelsior has been impacted by the Coronavirus.
Principal Orji

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Thank you for making Excelsior Preparatory High School a part of your educational journey. The experiences you will have are a combination of academics, athletics, the arts and social/emotional values that are specifically incorporated into our school community to enhance your overall foundation. It is important to learn to prioritize and maintain a balanced life that contributes to success and enjoyment of the fruits of your labor. These are skills that over your lifetime will help you to maintain your focus towards achieving your goals. Hard work, dedication and self-confidence will play significant roles in your ability to be successful.

Fast Facts

  • FutureReadyNYC School
  • 5 College Now Classes
  • ONLY school in Queens that offers a Capstone Diploma
  • 10 AP Classes
  • 20 PSAL Sport Teams
  • S.T.E.A.M. School
  • 16:1 Student Teacher Ratio
  • 1 of 179 PROSE Schools

Principal Orji's September 2023 Message

Excelsior Prep High School Principal Rodney Orji's September 2023 message to the school community.
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