Quick Facts

School Hours


Teacher-Student Ratio

1:6 on average


QPS is located in the Long Island City Art Center. We have several collaborative learning centers, student project stations, and studios for art and movement education. Our classrooms are wired for high-speed Internet access on Mac laptops.


Parents/guardians arrange for their children's arrival and departure from school. QPS is easy to get to by subway (E, G, M, and 7) or bus (Q39, 67, 69), and there is nearby street parking.


Students bring their own lunch. There is also a mid-morning break for snack every day.

Age Range

K through 8th grade.


QPS schedules a minimum of 180 school days (and typically has more), with paced breaks throughout the year that mirror those of the public schools. Our full calendar can be viewed here.


QPS continuously accumulates the resources necessary to support our student's learning plans, including a developing library of fiction and nonfiction titles. Students have ready access to computers for research and for materials and programs that are best accessed online.

After-school Options

QPS offers enrichment courses most afternoons, ending at 5 p.m., through LIC School of Ballet, neighborhood artistis, and QPS's own programming.


$18,000 for the 2015-2016 school year. There is a $150 activity fee for field trips and special programs.