Francis Lewis High School in Queens, NY - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    4,031
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    563 3.9
  • Ranking

Francis Lewis High School is a public coed school in Queens, New York. It has 4,031 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 94% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 563 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

5820 Utopia Pky
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
(718) 281-8200

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 563 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Academics: The workload is not too overwhelming and just the right amount.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Student Culture & Diversity: There is a huge variety of races and cultures and everyone is very respectful of all of them.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There is a huge variety of clubs and activities at the school.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Francis Lewis High School was an extremely diverse community and that allowed me to learn so much more about different cultures.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Most teachers at Francis Lewis High School are extremely enthusiastic about the subject they are teaching

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Thomas A. Edison Career & Technical High School 2 mi. 2,162
3.00 John Bowne High School 2 mi. 3,694
2.66 Hillcrest High School 2 mi. 3,227
3.66 Bayside High School 2 mi. 3,245
3.66 Benjamin N. Cardozo High School 2 mi. 3,633

Around Francis Lewis High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Francis Lewis High School United States New York Bayside High School Benjamin N. Cardozo High School Hillcrest High School John Bowne High School Thomas A. Edison Career & Technical High School
Asian 52.0% 4.8% 9.1% 40.0% 44.0% 37.0% 30.0% 50.0%
Hispanic 23.0% 25.0% 24.3% 27.0% 19.0% 25.0% 44.0% 21.0%
White 14.0% 51.0% 47.8% 18.0% 15.0% 3.0% 4.0% 3.0%
African American 7.0% 15.0% 16.7% 12.0% 18.0% 32.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.6% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 1.5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.0%
Grade 10 26.0%
Grade 11 25.7%
Grade 12 23.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 95 responses

  • 76% Yes
  • 19% Not sure.
  • 5% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 73 responses

  • 20% JROTC Program
  • 15% Over 50 clubs/organizations
  • 15% Programs
  • 14% Math and Science Program
  • 13% Teachers
  • 8% Location
  • 8% I am a part of it!
  • 7% College Resources
  • 1% Virtual Enterprises

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 45 responses

  • 50% Overcrowded
  • 14% Dirty bathrooms
  • 10% Cafeteria food
  • 8% There is too much car traffic around the school
  • 6% Must enter hallways with a pass or else
  • 4% Limit to 3 APs per year
  • 2% Some office workers aren't helpful
  • 2% You can't change programs
  • 2% Teachers and security guides randomly search you
  • 1% Changing schedules is tricky

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 70 responses

  • 66% JROTC Program
  • 16% An unbeatable variety of activities and people!
  • 7% Virtual Enterprises
  • 6% Motivated
  • 6% The abundance of ways to fit in the school.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 74 responses

  • 28% Diverse
  • 28% Patriotism
  • 27% Overcrowding
  • 15% All rounded
  • 1% Patriotic

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 51 responses

  • 51% It's a very crowded school
  • 18% Maintain your grades every semester
  • 18% Take AP classes
  • 8% Join honors classes!
  • 4% Many students are not fluent in english
  • 2% Bring rat repellant!

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 75 responses

  • 15% I love everything about this school.
  • 76% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 8% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 1% I hate everything about this school.