LIC EDUCATES TODAY
FOR TOMORROW'S CHALLENGES
As Long Island City’s residential population has grown dramatically in certain areas of LIC, there has been a strain on local City services. Schools in particular are at capacity,
and there is a need for new schools.
Expeditiously bring online pipeline projects to meet the current needs for additional school seats while also planning for additional population growth and future needs
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The City opened a new, state-of-the-art school at 46-08 5th Street that houses P.S./I.S. 78.
The City has funded a new public school at Hunter’s Point South Parcel F, which will include 612 seats
The City has funded a new public school at Hunter’s Point South Parcel C, which will include 572 seats
The School Construction Authority (SCA) is working with a private developer to site a new intermediate school with 536 seats as part of the proposed LIC Innovation Center development
As part of the proposed Anable Basin rezoning, the local developer has set aside a site for the construction of a new school to be constructed by SCA as residential development progresses
SCA is investing over $117M to construct an expansion for the Academy of American Studies High School with 969 seats
SCA recently opened the Pre-K Center at 27-35 Jackson Avenue opened in 2017 with 180 seats
SCA recently opened the Pre-K Center on 5-14 49th Avenue with 36 seats
Improvements to Existing Schools
The City has invested nearly $29M in capital improvements for 8 existing schools in LIC
Consistent with its capital planning
process, the SCA will budget $60M
for the construction of a school in
the Court Square neighborhood
within School District 30 to meet the
current and projected school seat need.
Continue to work with local stakeholders, including local parent associations and
CEC 30 on SCA and DOE’s progress on addressing school utilization and need.
Continue to work with private partners to identify additional school site opportunities.