Cynthia Jenkins School

179-37 137th Ave
Jamaica, NY 11434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Cynthia Jenkins School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cynthia Jenkins School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Cynthia Jenkins School's student population of 281 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Cynthia Jenkins School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cynthia Jenkins School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3989 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
46%
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20-24%
49%
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70-79%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
29%
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Black
88%
16%
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White
n/a
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.22
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cynthia Jenkins School's ranking?
Cynthia Jenkins School is ranked #3989 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Cynthia Jenkins School often compared to?
Cynthia Jenkins Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 140 Edward K Ellington, Jermaine L Green Stem Institute In Queens by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Cynthia Jenkins School?
281 students attend Cynthia Jenkins School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Cynthia Jenkins School students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cynthia Jenkins School?
Cynthia Jenkins School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Cynthia Jenkins School offer ?
Cynthia Jenkins School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Cynthia Jenkins School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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