P.S. 62 Chester Park

P.S. 62 Chester Park serves 947 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 52%.
P.S. 62 Chester Park operates within the New York City Geographic #27 School District.

Overview

The student population of 947 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 947 students
P.S. 62 Chester Park Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
P.S. 62 Chester Park Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade P.S. 62 Chester Park Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
P.S. 62 Chester Park Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
66%
8%
P.S. 62 Chester Park Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
26%
23%
P.S. 62 Chester Park Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
5%
19%
P.S. 62 Chester Park Black (2006-2012)
White
n/a
48%
P.S. 62 Chester Park White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 62 Chester Park Sch Ethnicity P.S. 62 Chester Park Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.50 0.68
P.S. 62 Chester Park Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
69%
42%
P.S. 62 Chester Park Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
18%
7%
P.S. 62 Chester Park Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 47,143 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #27 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed 47,143 1,136
New York City Geographic  #27 School District Number of Students Managed (2005-2011)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is High School Construction, Trades, Engineering And Arc (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 (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ozone Park High School Construction, Trades, Engineering And Arc
    94 06 104th St
    Ozone Park , NY , 11416
    (718)846-6280
    0.2  mi  |  923  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Ozone Park P.S. 16
    41 15 104th St
    Ozone Park , NY , 11416
    (718)505-0140
    0.3  mi  |  1672  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ozone Park P.S. 65 The Raymond York Elementary School
    103 22 99th St
    Ozone Park , NY , 11417
    (718)323-1685
    0.5  mi  |  489  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Richmond Hill Richmond Hill High School
    89 30 114th St
    Richmond Hill , NY , 11418
    (718)846-3335
    0.5  mi  |  2547  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Richmond Hill P.S. 273
    88 01 102nd St
    Richmond Hill , NY , 11418
    (718)286-8300
    0.5  mi  |  134  students  |  Gr.  PK-1

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 08, 2010 - 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

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