Open House for 8th Grade Students

8th Grade Open House flyer. Information in adjoining post.
Open House: October 16, 2023 From 6PM-7PM
Contact/RSVP: Griselda Zapata (Parent Coordinator) (718) 595-8483

Newtown High School

We Tower Above the Rest
Newtown High School, located in the vibrant neighborhood of Elmhurst, New York, has a rich and storied history dating back to its founding. Established in 1897, this iconic institution has played a vital role in shaping the educational landscape of Queens and the surrounding areas. With a commitment to academic excellence and a diverse student body, Newtown High School has been a beacon of learning and opportunity for generations of students. We encourage open communication between students, families and staff. We are committed to providing you with a safe, nurturing and inclusive environment that meets the needs of all our students.


Earn a Regents Endorsed Diploma with Advanced Designation in the Arts. If you are a visual arts student and you have 6-8 credits in your respective subject, you can take the test and earn a Certificate of Arts Achievement.


Our Business CTE Program gives students career-relevant experiences and a competitive E-Commerce Professional E-portfolio. Graduates can earn a Career and Technical Education Endorsed Diploma, paid internships, and Adobe Dreamweaver, InDesign, and Character Animation certifications. Join our CTE Award-Winning Program!


Our Architecture CTE Program offers career relevant experiences that would equip students with engineering transferable skills and a competitive Architecture Professional E-Portfolio. Students have the opportunity to graduate with a Career and Technical Education Endorsed Diploma, paid internship and industry recognized certifications such as Revit, AutoCAD, and NOCTI Architecture Drafting.

Seal of Biliteracy

Get recognized for your skills and become part of an elite group of students in New York. NYSSB identifies high school graduates with language and biliteracy skills for employers, provides universities with additional information about applicants seeking admission and placement, prepares students with 21st-century skills, and affirms diversity in a multilingual society.