Principal's Welcome

Melissa Burg

Welcome to Queens Technical High School, where we pride ourselves on excellent teaching and student success. Our nine career majors prepare college and career-ready students who are able to meet the needs of the 21st century workforce.

Spend some time looking through our website, career majors, athletics, and extracurricular activities, or contact our guidance office for more information. If you wish to transfer to Queens Tech from another high school, please contact the nearest Family Welcome Center.

Once you see what our school community has to offer, your choice will be made: Queens Technical High School!  

Melissa Burg, Principal

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs

Thank you for your interest in Queens Technical High School, where we offer nine CTE programs that prepare students for both the world of work and college.

Interested in applying to Queens Tech? View our page in the NYC High School Directory

Contact us with your questions: Ms. Vasquez (ninth grade counselor), Mr. Garcia (CTE assistant principal), or Ms. Ramdeo (CTE assistant principal).


Here are the five programs that eighth graders can apply to:

**We recommend that those applying to the screened and/or audition programs also apply to Exploratory, which is our largest ninth grade program.

At the end of ninth grade, students can stay in the CTE program accepted to or apply for another program. All Exploratory students apply to the following CTE programs:


 Graphics program at QTHS 

 Graphic Arts 

Approximately 5 Vacant Seats

 Cosmetology and salon management program at QTHS  


Approximately 5 Vacant Seats

 Computer tech at QTHS  


28 Extra Seats

 Barbering program at QTHS 


28 Seats

 Multimedia design program at QTHS 

 Multimedia Design

56 Seats

 Plumbing construction program at QTHS 


28 Seats

 Electrical installation program at QTHS 

 Electrical Installation  

84 Seats

At the end of tenth grade, C-Tech students ONLY apply to the following CTE programs:

 Computer technology program at QTHS 

 Computer Repair 

28 Seats

 Cisco Networking program at QTHS 


28 Seats

 Pre-Engineering program at QTHS 


28 Seats