The New York Daily News published its list of the City's top 60 high schools, and our Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School was in the top 1/3 of schools named at #20.
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 W 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.
Daily News Ranks WHEELS #20 in Best Schools List October 15, 2014
InsideSchools Review Lauds BCS October 3, 2014
NYC schools reviewer InsideSchools lauds our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies for its outstanding college readiness programs, individualized approach to learning, restorative justice practices, and ability to meet the needs of a significantly high number of students who receive special education services.
PBS American Graduate Day Features Our Crew Program September 30, 2014
PBS' American Graduate Day featured NYC Outward Bound Schools' Crew program as a model for developing strong adult-student relationships. Crew Advisor Craig Dorsi and student Nubia Blake of our Channel View School for Research were featured alongside NYCOBS alum Meg Riordan of our partner in teaching, Expeditionary Learning.