Gotham Tech will prepare you for the next chapter of your life through joyful, empowering and meaningful STEM-focused learning.
NYC FIRST, a leading STEM education organization, is thrilled to partner with the NYC DOE to launch Gotham Tech to reimagine high school, and prepare students for success in college and career, in a close-knit community.
Gotham Tech (30Q417) has been designed by leading educators and NYC FIRST, which has run some of the most popular robotics and STEM education programs in New York City for over 20 years, broadening access to joyful and engaging programs that have helped thousands of young New Yorkers each year to innovate, solve problems creatively, think critically and persevere.
Who can apply?
We are accepting applications from 8th graders to start 9th grade in September 2022.
Where will the school be located?
Gotham Tech will initially be located at 28-01 41st Ave, near Queens Plaza, and accessible by the E, F, G, M, N, R, W and 7 subway lines. After three years, it will move to a newly constructed state-of-the-art building in Woodside, Queens.
Gotham Tech's Project Director
We are thrilled to welcome CherylAnn Gill as Gotham Tech's Project Director. Cheryl brings a passion for joyful learning, equity, and impact to this important role.
As a student at Gotham Tech, you will…
Empower yourself, participate in joyful learning, take advantage of internships and other enriching opportunities, and help shape our school at its launch.
Participate on an exciting robotics team, where you and your teammates will listen to and learn from each other, compete in tournaments, and be part of a community of thousands of STEM-forward students across New York City.
Feel secure and comfortable; be listened to and encouraged by administrators and teachers; and be appreciated by your peers.
Use advanced computing, 3D printers, laser cutters and other technology-rich resources at your disposal, including having access to facilities on the Cornell Tech campus.
Receive guidance from educators who truly care, and who will provide essential advice for college, career, and mental and social health.
Help solve local and global problems that impact our lives, as a member of a multi-grade capstone team.
As a parent of a Gotham Tech student, you can be assured that the school will…
Nurture your child in a safe, secure environment, while helping prepare them for their next chapter in life, opening doors to enriching internships and opportunities.
Ensure that administrators and teachers develop positive and supportive relationships with each student and their family.
Offer new opportunities to its students, applying knowledge from decades of experience and leveraging key relationships with universities and corporations throughout New York City.
Create engaging and rigorous experiences for students, both in school and outside of school.
Attend an Open House
Saturday, March 5 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday, March 7 at 6:00 PM
The in-person event will be at Cornell Tech’s Tata Innovation Center located at 11 E. Loop Road, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10044.