Jamaica High School (Closed 2015)

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167-01 Gothic Dr
Jamaica, NY 11432
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jamaica High School served 60 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤20% (which was lower than the New York state average of 41%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-59% (which was higher than the New York state average of 37%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 was lower than the New York state level of 13:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students60 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
≤20%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
40-59%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
35%
9%
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Hispanic
23%
27%
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Black
40%
17%
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White
n/a
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.670.71
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Graduation Rate
(13-14)
44%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #28 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Jamaica High School is Queens Collegiate - A College Board School (0.0 miles away)
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