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  School:

Intermediate

School 230

 
  Location:

Jackson Heights,

Queens,

New York City

 
  Grade: 8
 
  Disciplines:

Visual Art

Social Studies

 
  Description: Students are immersed in the architecture of their neigborhood.
 
 
 

About the School

Intermediate School 230, Queens, N.YIntermediate School 230, Queens, N.Y.

Intermediate School 230, located in Jackson Heights, a neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City, is a large urban public school that serves 973 students in grades six to eight. The school’s diverse population is comprised predominantly of Hispanic and Asian students, a high percentage of whom are on free or reduced-price lunch programs. The school is committed to a safe learning environment where all students can meet a high standard of excellence. The educational mission of the school is to create a community of active learners, through personal development, development of basic communication and learning skills, and instruction in the major knowledge areas of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.

School information compiled from New York City Department of Education Web site:
http://schools.nyc.gov/SchoolPortals/30/Q230/AboutUs/Overview/Our+Mission.htm

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