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College Now Applications for Spring 2024 Semester are open

These are credit bearing collegiate classes, offered on campus, and taught by our teachers. Students earn 3 credits, per class, for free, on successful completion. The deadline to apply is December 1st. Courses offered this Spring are:
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NYC teenspace

School stress, relationships, friend drama—teen life can be a lot. So, your city is stepping up to give you mental health support. Now anyone 13-17 living in New York City has access to Talkspace at no cost.

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.
2023 College Board National Recognition Program Awardees

2023 College Board National Recognition Program Awardees

A special Congratulations to five of Excelsior's Scholars!
"Students at your school have been awarded National Recognition from the College Board.
Your students earned this academic honor because of their GPA of 3.5 or higher and outstanding performance on the PSAT/NMSQT®, PSAT™ 10, and/or AP® Exams. They can now list this honor on applications to stand out to colleges. "

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.
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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Social Studies Mid-Term Exams spring 2022