We are a proud semifinalist of this year’s New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards. The Awards recognize excellence in eight key areas of nonprofit management: results and impact, governance, financial management, diversity and inclusion, human resources, information technology, communications, and fundraising. Finalists will be announced in October, 2016.
NYC Outward Bound Schools' headquarters and program center is located in Queens, just off the 59th Street Bridge. We welcome inquiries and visitors.
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29-46 Northern Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11101
Tel: 718 706 9900
Fax: 718 433 0500
Directions By Subway
E, M or R line to Queens Plaza:
Coming from Manhattan, exit at front end of platform, using furthest stairs to the right marked "Northern Boulevard and 41st Avenue" to Northern Boulevard. Our 4-story stone building is at the corner of 41st Avenue. Look for our banner and white storefront windows with our logo.
7, N or Q line to Queensboro Plaza:
With Manhattan to your back, walk east two-three blocks following elevated train tracks. Where the tracks split, follow Northern Boulevard tracks to the north. The building is across Northern Boulevard at 41st Avenue.
NYC Outward Bound Schools Named Seminfinalist for 2016 Nonprofit Excellence Awards August 2, 2016
MELS Achieves Rare 100% Grad Rate July 28, 2016
MELS' first senior class achieved a 100% 4-year June graduation rate. This achievement is especially remarkable considering that MELS is an unscreened public school - only one other unscreened public school in New York City has achieved this between 2006 and 2015.
Baldwin Principal Leading Voice on School Discipline Reform July 1, 2016
What role can restorative justice play in ameliorating violence in our schools? This Atlantic article explores the question and includes quotes by Brady Smith, Principal of of our James Baldwin School, a leading voice on school discipline reform.