James J Ambrose School

80-51 261st St
Glen Oaks, NY 11004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
James J Ambrose School serves 756 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
James J Ambrose School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

James J Ambrose School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

James J Ambrose School's student population of 756 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

James J Ambrose School is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of James J Ambrose School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#909 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
70%
9%
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Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
7%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
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 #26 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James J Ambrose School is P.S. 993 (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Irwin Altman Middle School 172 (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glen Oaks Irwin Altman Middle School 172 Math: 59% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 983 students
    0.2 miles
    81-14 257th St
    Glen Oaks, NY 11004
    (718) 831-4000
    0.2 6-8 983
  • New Hyde Park Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-K | 349 students
    0.7 miles
    10 Campbell St
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040
    (516) 441-4350
    0.7 PK-K 349
  • Bellerose P.S. 186 Castlewood Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
    0.7 miles
    252-12 72nd Ave
    Bellerose, NY 11426
    (718) 831-4021
    0.7 PK-5 384
  • Floral Park P.S. 191 Mayflower Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 399 students
    0.7 miles
    85-15 258th St
    Floral Park, NY 11001
    (718) 831-4032
    0.7 PK-5 399
  • Bellerose P.S. 224 Special Education School
    Grades: PK-8 | 403 students
    0.7 miles
    252-12 72nd Ave-rm 118
    Bellerose, NY 11426
    (718) 831-4024
    0.7 PK-8 403

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