An extremely competitive high school focused on humanities in Flushing, Queens, and is labeled as one of the "top high schools" in the city. It's got high SAT scores by students, a 100% graduation rate most years, and near perfect passing rates of state tests.
It's difficult to get in; an incoming student needs excellent grades. It's difficult to even BE in the school, as the workload is insane. A student's classes are all honors and APs, and additional projects called "collaterals" are added to the curriculum. The physical education program is also rigorous.
The most common complaint by attending students is stress from overwork. Another complaint is a suffering social life, or perceived lack thereof.
It is said that a 90 in THHS is worth a 95 in most public schools. Is that supposed to make us happy?
Child: I wanna go to Townsend Harris High School! I'm going to study like fuck!
Harrisite: How bout you just enjoy your youth?
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