Located on the Western portion of Long Island, Queens County is home to more than 2.5 million people. One of the New York City boroughs, Queens is also home to the city's two major airports, JFK and LaGuardia. With its rich culture and variety of ethnic backgrounds, Queens is abundant with niche neighborhoods and cultural communities. The world-famous Shea Staduim is among county borders and many residents enjoy the various museums and parks located in Queens. There are dozens of public and private schools in Queens County and they each strive to provide the very best education for their extremely diverse student populations. Being so close to New York City, the schools in Queens often take advantage of the many resources and activities of the city, giving the students a well-rounded and unique educational experience. With more to do than can ever be done, Queens County is one of the most exciting, interesting and enjoyable counties in the state.