When the seven Queens Turnaround high schools reopen their doors, it will be under a new name.
The names were chosen through a process of engagement with students, staff, community members, alumni and elected officials.
“I want to congratulate all 24 schools on a thorough process to propose school names that honor their histories, their neighborhoods and their new visions for success,” said Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott.
The schools new names are as follows:
August Martin- School of Opportunities at the August Martin Campus
Bryant- Academy of Humanities and Applied Science at the William Cullen Bryant Campus
Flushing- Rupert B. Thomas Academy at the Flushing Campus
John Adams- Future Leaders High School at the John Adams Campus
Long Island City- Global Scholars Academies of Long Island City
Newtown- College and Career Academies High School at Newtown Campus
Richmond Hill- 21st Century School of Richmond Hill