Frequently Asked Questions

What’s different about Energy Tech?

Energy Tech is different because it follows the 9-14 model, which means that students have the opportunity to earn a free associates degree through LaGuardia Community College as well as their high school diploma. We are also partnered with two major utility companies, Con Edison and National Grid, so that students have opportunities to become career-ready through unique opportunities like field visits, job shadowing, mentoring, internships and more. Energy Tech is also a safe school environment where students will be pushed to do their best and held to high standards of work. 

 
What after-school activities do you have?

A lot! We have a lot of clubs and activities that students enjoy on a weekly basis. Some of your choices are Green Team, Community Service Club, Anime and Manga Club, Computer Programming and Coding Club, Shakespeare Festival, Music Appreciation Club, Student Government, Robotics, and a range of sports and fitness activities. If you are interested in starting a new activity, there are opportunities to do that, too.

Also, if you need help with your homework or would like support with your classes, our teachers are always available for tutoring.

 
Does Energy Tech have any sports teams?

Yes! We have a co-ed cross-country running team that competes in meets throughout the fall. Our basketball team works very hard during the winter to get ready for their games, and our cheerleading/dance team works out together and performs at matches. Our soccer superstars compete every Friday for the majority of the school year. In the spring, our handball team practices across the street from our school and competes all over Queens. We also have morning basketball, rugby, ultimate frisbee, and volleyball. There is an after school yoga club, as well. As we grow, we continue to add more sports teams and club activities.

 
When do I take college classes?

Students at Energy Tech High School may begin taking classes as early as tenth grade. Sometimes these classes are held after school, some are at the beginning of the day, and some are during the regular school day. More information about this is provided at annual college orientations.

 
What do I need to do to take a college class?

Energy Tech uses a variety of measures to determine when students are prepared for college coursework – including CUNY benchmark scores on Regents examinations. In general, we encourage all students to strive for an 80% or higher on these exams and in their classes.  More information about these courses and requirements is provided as students advance through our program.

 
Where are the college classes held?

College classes may be held in our lecture hall on the Energy Tech campus or on the LaGuardia Community College Campus. Students receive MetroCards and college ID cards for courses taken at the college campus.

 
What if I don’t want to stay for 6 years?

It’s always nice to have options. Students are not required to stay at Energy Tech beyond the time it takes to earn their high school diploma, but are strongly encouraged to take full advantage of the exceptional opportunities that they will be offered through the 6-year program. 

Announcements

6/23/20

Senior Awards Ceremony

Stream the Senior Awards Ceremony starting at 3PM! You can access the link here.

6/2/20

Energy Tech High School Virtual New Student Info Session

Join us on Wednesday, June 10th at 4:30pm

RSVP

virtual_new_student_info_session_2020.pdf

3/25/20

The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for all NYC children - Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 1:30 pm at locations across the city. Visit 

www.schools.nyc.gov/freemeals 

to learn more and find a location.

3/21/20

Hello new and prospective families! Please email:

admissions@energytechhs.org

if you have any questions regarding enrollment or our waitlist. Stay tuned for more information.

3/20/20

Current students and families: You will receive an email tonight with more information and announcements about remote learning classes, many of which are already live. Please check your Energy Tech accounts.

3/20/20

If you still need a device to do remote classwork complete this survey by end of today, 3/20/20, or call 718-935-5100 and choose option 5 to request a DOE device. For help setting up free internet, email ebissah@energytechhs.org.

3/18/20

Students: Please call the school (718-472-0536) today to arrange pickup of a device. We will be conducting materials pickup until 1pm, but please call first so that we know to expect you.

3/16/20

Please review the Chancellor's update letter for families here. It contains information about grab-and-go meals, remote learning, and Regional Enrichment Centers. More information coming soon.

3/15/20

NYC Public Schools are closed from 3/16/20-4/20/20. All classes will be delivered online starting on 3/23/20. Students will not report to school starting tomorrow. Please visit NYCDOE website for more information. We will be sharing more information over the next few days. All students are expected to check their E-Tech emails and Google Classroom accounts daily. Please email or text your questions to school accounts.

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