P.S. 62 Chester Park

P.S. 62 Chester Park serves 906 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
P.S. 62 Chester Park operates within the New York City Geographic #27 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 906 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 906 students
P.S. 62 Chester Park Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % P.S. 62 Chester Park Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
P.S. 62 Chester Park Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade P.S. 62 Chester Park Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
P.S. 62 Chester Park Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
P.S. 62 Chester Park American Indian Students (2012-2014)
Asian
65%
9%
P.S. 62 Chester Park Asian Students (2006-2014)
Hispanic
27%
25%
P.S. 62 Chester Park Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
5%
18%
P.S. 62 Chester Park Black Students (2006-2014)
White
1%
46%
P.S. 62 Chester Park White Students (2006-2014)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 62 Chester Park All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.36
P.S. 62 Chester Park Diversity Score (2006-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
42%
P.S. 62 Chester Park Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
P.S. 62 Chester Park Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 43,926 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #27 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
2
Number of Students Managed 43,926 926
New York City Geographic  #27 School District Students Managed (2005-2014)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $30 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $23,859
District Spending / Student n/a $24,841
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is High Sch-construction, Trades, Engineering & Archi (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Junior High School 210 Elizabeth Blackwell (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 16 The Nancy Debenedittis School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ozone ParkHigh Sch-construction, Trades, Engineering & Archi
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 945 students9406 104th St
    Ozone ParkNY 11416
    (718)846-6280
    0.29-12945
  • CoronaP.S. 16 The Nancy Debenedittis School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 1730 students4115 104th St
    CoronaNY 11368
    (718)505-0140
    0.3KG-51730
  • Richmond HillP.S. 273
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 256 students8807 102nd St
    Richmond HillNY 11418
    (718)286-8300
    0.5PK-3256
  • Ozone ParkP.S. 65 Raymond York Elementary School (the)
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 511 students10322 99th St
    Ozone ParkNY 11417
    (718)323-1685
    0.5KG-5511
  • Richmond HillRichmond Hill High School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2190 students8930 114th St
    Richmond HillNY 11418
    (718)846-3335
    0.59-122190

School Reviews

I find the school could be ran in a better manner and the children should be put first. The staff is not helpful as they should be and don't treat parents or kids with the respect and kindness that is necessary. They do things that are convenient for the staff and not consideration of the kids or parents. There are a few...quite a few staff members that are helpful...sad to say none of them are at the top of the ladder. Either way I wouldn't recommend the school, consider other schools in the area with higher reputations.
- Posted by Parent, 06/08/10

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