Admissions & Enrollment
Applying to GWCHSS
We offer three different programs for students - see below.
Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all reading levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on their state ELA exam score. Offers are made based on the number of seats in each category. To see your child’s category, go to your student's profile and scroll down to "Ed. Opt. Category".
Priority to Queens students or residents, then to New York City residents
Open to all students from Queens. We are looking for students:
• With excellent attendance and punctuality
• With passing grades who want to pursue careers in science and its related fields
Who Should Apply to GWCHSS?
- Students who seek a challenging academic curriculum
- Students who seek a safe and personalized environment with high expectations
- Students who are interested in the following:
- Authentic Science Research
- Small Animal Care
- Science and Nutrition
- Project-Based Learning
- Service Learning
- Science Fairs, Expositions and Symposia
- Science Competitions - Local, City, State and National
- Career opportunities in science and its related fields
For further information please contact our Parent Coordinator:
Ms. Sandra Welch Dorsett
Veterinary Science Institute
The Veterinary Science program is a state-approved CTE Program!
Classes stress genuine hands-on experiences with theory. Students will engage in the theory and practice of Veterinary Science laboratory techniques and the use of technology through hands-on activities and simulations. Students will also participate in field experiences and problem solving. Our facility houses a selected variety of species of animals, where students learn humane care and become proficient in the handling, care and maintenance of small animals.
Pre-Nursing Institute Program
Students will study foundational core courses that are theoretically based coupled with clinical practicum experiences, clinical internships and rotations, simulations and job shadowing that are appropriate to the specialty. Students enrolled in the program will develop skills in attention to detail, strong communication skills, and an energetic passion for helping others are among the many traits needed for professionals working in healthcare. This program will guide students in attaining the content-specific knowledge, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills and values that are essential for professional nurse leaders, managers, other health-related professions, including the ability to make sound judgement and address the health needs of diverse cultural groups within the urban community.
Carver Research Institute
This program is a comprehensive program that allows students to pursue interests in Science, Math and their related fields. Particular emphasis is placed on skills in measurement, journaling, observation, prediction, experimentation, use of science tools, and formulating questions. Students will be expected to conduct research and participate in field experiences, symposia, expositions, and competitions.