FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — A Forest Hills school has been named one of the best private high schools in New York State, along with three others in the borough.
The Kew-Forest School on Union Turnpike ranked 54th on Niche.com’s ranking of the best private high schools for 2021. It was one of four Queens schools that earned a spot in the top 100.
The Kew-Forest School earned the highest ranking on Niche.com’s list of any Queens high school, while Manhattan schools made up all but one of the top 10 spots.
Here are all the Queens high schools that made the top 100, with their ranking:
- The Kew-Forest School, #54
- St. Demetrios Preparatory School, #73
- Archbishop Molloy High School, #95
- Garden School, #97
The rankings are “rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education,” according to Niche.
Courtesy Of Patch.com
The announcement of Long Island City as the location for Amazon’s newest headquarters has ushered in lots of speculation about its impact on the character and economy of New York City. The company is planning to create more than 25,000 high-paying jobs in Queens, and there will be an unknown number of additional new roles in businesses that arise to feed, clothe, outfit and otherwise cater to the arriving Amazonians. Where will these people live, and which trains will they ride? Changes in Long Island City are already being felt. Based on their location, transportation options, and character, the following eight neighborhoods are likely to see significant impacts from Amazon’s arrival as well. Continue Reading ›
Have your eye on a New York City investment property, but need a little help to make your dream become a reality?
Even if you own or have owned an apartment in NYC, owning an investment property here is quite a bit different. And similarly, getting a mortgage on an investment property is different from getting one for a home that is your primary residence. But that should not be a deterrent, especially in the current market. Continue Reading ›
As if buying an apartment in New York City wasn’t hard enough. Real estate investors will face a new test in 2018. On the heels of a new federal tax law that effectively makes homeownership here even more expensive, the stakes of buying the right home in the right neighborhood are now even higher. So what’s a savvy prospective buyer to do? We checked with a range of local experts and asked them where the deals are and where buyers should not waste their time looking. Here’s what they had to say (and not everyone agrees, so take from these opinions what you will). Continue Reading ›
The busy home-shopping season is rapidly approaching, and prospective buyers may wonder whether a hotter market is really a good thing. When is the best time to buy an apartment in NYC? Do buyers really get better deals during the peak season, or simply more choices? Continue Reading ›