Our school has earned an 'A' on the New York City Progress Report two years in a row! We provide a safe and secure environment conducive to the exploration of each individual's potential. Our focus is on the journey as well as the destination.
Our engaging curriculum is rich with Common Core Standards. We excite and engage students by incorporating the arts to deepen students' understanding of core content while promoting an atmosphere of creativity, inquiry, and intellectual rigor.
The Rachel Carson Magnet School for the Arts offers a three year sequence in Chorus, Band, Strings and the Visual Arts; one of the only public intermediate schools in NYC to offer these three year sequences in the Arts.
Our school is located in historic Flushing, Queens, one of the most culturally diverse communities in the world!
Some of our enrichment programs include Project Smart, Roundabout Theater, Arts Genesis, Multicultural Programs, extra academic support in Reading, Math and Science, and GO Council
The Rachel Carson Intermediate School earned has earned an 'A' once again on the NYC Progress Report. We are currently in the 94th percentile of all middle schools city-wide and have earned a 'Schools In Good Standing' on the New York State report card. Click the A+ below for more information.
The site has the most popular book titles in the Summer Reading Program by grade. The site also has the ability to track students' summer reading activities. Progress can be shared with friends and family!
All students entering IS 237 in the fall are required to read 3 of the books on the lists attached. A response is required for each completed book. Happy Reading!!!
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