• NY Post List East-West as Top 40 Public High Schools in NYC

    NYC'S BEST HIGH SCHOOLS The top 40 public high schools in NYC By Mary Kay Linge and Joshua Tanzer September 17, 2016 | 5:54pm 28. East-West School of International Studies 46-21 Colden St., Queens Admission: Continuing 8th graders only Graduation rate: 88.5% College ready: 62.5% College enrollment: 79.5% % Taking SAT: 89.4% Average total SAT score: 1429 # Taking AP tests: 58 AP Pass rate: 56.9% Every high school student in this Flushing 6-12 school takes a three-year track in Chinese, Japanese or Korean,... Read More →
  • NYC's 55 Best Public High Schools: U.S. News Releases 2016 Rankings

      NEW YORK CITY, NY — It's that time of year again! That time of year when, just as the students of NYC Schools begin to feel summer's heat wiggle up from the asphalt like an exotic street mirage, their helicopter parents have already begun obsessing over the following fall — wait lists, AP classes, extracurricular laundry lists and, inevitably, school rankings. Enter U.S. News and World Report, school ranker extraordinaire. Right on time to either puff or shatter one's seasonal sense of parenthood with its annual master list of the nation's public high schools, listed in order of their ability to prepare one's kid for college. The rankings "include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia," according to U.... Read More →
  • Time's (Not) Up: Educators on the Pros and Cons of Untimed State Tests

    Apr 15, 2016 · by Beth Fertig From  At the East-West School of International Studies in Flushing, Queens, one student took full advantage of the state's decision to remove time limits on this year's tests.  She took eight hours because, her principal said, she wanted to get everything right. That was a rare exception. Principal Ben Sherman said most of his middle schoolers took about three hours, the same as usual, on each day of testing. Just a handful of English Language Learners and students with special needs needed more time. Still, he called the opportunity to take as long as they wanted... Read More →
  • 反霸凌課程 讓受害學生說出口

    記者俞姝含/紐約報導 March 4, 2016, 7:12 pm 79 次 東西方國際學校展開反霸凌課程,鼓勵學生將恐懼說出口。(記者俞姝含/攝影) Click here to view news article.
  • Public School Students Perform in Yiddish

    The Yiddish Daily Forward Arts and Culture Published April 08, 2015, issue of May 01, 2015 Public School Students Perform in Yiddish By Isaac Bleaman On the 31st of March, Carnegie Hall held a concert in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Folksbiene Yiddish Theater, under the musical leadership of Hankus Netsky. The concert included the world-famous violinist Itzhak Perlman, klezmorim Lorin Sklamberg, Michael Alpert, Frank London, Alan Bern, and Kurt Bjorling, among others. The evening ended with performance of the song "Ale Brider," [“All Brothers”] sung by a group of students, mostly from private Jewish and non-Jewish day schools. The children's choir also included thirteen students... Read More →