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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 48 top public schools in Jamaica, NY, serving 30,687 students.
  • Jamaica, NY public school have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus New York public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus 50% New York statewide average). Their average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is Thomas A Edison Career And Technical High School, with ≥99% math proficiency and 98% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in New York or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black and Asian) , which is more than the New York public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the New York public school average of 14:1.

Top Jamaica, NY Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | NY School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Jamaica August Martin High School Math: 75-79% / Reading: 90-94% | Top 20%
    156-10 Baisley Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718)528-2920

    Grades: 9-12 | 328 students
  • Jamaica Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Math: 7% / Reading: 17% | Bottom 50%
    133-25 Guy R Brewer Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718)723-6200

    Grades: 6-8 | 378 students
  • Jamaica Cynthia Jenkins School Math: 23% / Reading: 33% | Bottom 50%
    179-37 137th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718)528-5399

    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
  • Jamaica Eagle Academy For Young Men Iii Math: 28% / Reading: 33% | Bottom 50%
    171-10 Linden Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718)480-2600

    Grades: 6-12 | 526 students
  • Jamaica Emerson School Math: 22% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    108-35 167th St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718)657-4801

    Grades: 6-8 | 362 students
  • Jamaica Growing Up Green Charter School Ii Charter School
    84-35 152nd St
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (347)642-4306

    Grades: PK-3 | 255 students
  • Jamaica High School For Community Leadership Math: ≥95% / Reading: ≥95% | Top 5%
    167-01 Gothic Dr
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718)558-9801

    Grades: 9-12 | 465 students
  • Jamaica High School For Law Enforcement And Public Safety Math: 85-89% / Reading: 90-94% | Top 20%
    116-25 Guy R Brewer Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718)977-4800

    Grades: 9-12 | 503 students
  • Jamaica Hillcrest High School Math: 91% / Reading: 94% | Top 20%
    160-05 Highland Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718)658-5407

    Grades: 9-12 | 3352 students
  • Jamaica Hillside Arts And Letters Academy Math: ≥95% / Reading: ≥95% | Top 5%
    167-01 Gothic Dr
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718)658-1249

    Grades: 9-12 | 471 students
  • Jamaica Jamaica Children's School
    109-20 Union Hall St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718)526-0160

    Grades: K-3 | 152 students
  • Jamaica Jamaica Gateway To The Sciences Math: 90-94% / Reading: ≥95% | Top 10%
    167-01 Gothic Dr
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718)480-2689

    Grades: 9-12 | 510 students
  • Jamaica Jermaine L Green Stem Institute In Queens Magnet School
    Math: 24% / Reading: 22% | Bottom 50%
    126-10 Bedell St
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718)276-1348

    Grades: PK-5 | 619 students
  • Jamaica Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Math: 42% / Reading: 40% | Bottom 50%
    85-05 144th St
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718)657-1120

    Grades: 6-8 | 1628 students
  • Jamaica Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley Math: 18% / Reading: 23% | Bottom 50%
    108-35 167th St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718)739-6883

    Grades: 6-8 | 341 students
  • Jamaica Middle School 358 Magnet School
    Math: 29% / Reading: 30% | Bottom 50%
    88-06 164th St
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718)558-6240

    Grades: 6-8 | 383 students
  • Jamaica New Visions Chtr High School-adv Ma/sci Iv Charter School
    156-10 Baisley Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718)525-2041

    Grades: 9-11 | 371 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 117 J Keld/briarwood School Math: 44% / Reading: 36% | Bottom 50%
    85-15 143rd St
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718)526-4780

    Grades: PK-5 | 1015 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 123 Math: 30% / Reading: 33% | Bottom 50%
    145-01 119th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11436
    (718)529-4300

    Grades: PK-5 | 683 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 131 Abigail Adams Math: 62% / Reading: 58% | Top 50%
    170-45 84th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718)480-2840

    Grades: K-5 | 812 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 140 Edward K Ellington Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% / Reading: 25-29% | Bottom 50%
    116-00 166th St
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718)657-4760

    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 160 Walter Francis Bishop Magnet School
    Math: 23% / Reading: 28% | Bottom 50%
    109-59 Inwood St
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718)526-5523

    Grades: PK-5 | 654 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 182 Samantha Smith Math: 27% / Reading: 29% | Bottom 50%
    153-27 88th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718)298-7700

    Grades: K-5 | 759 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 223 Lyndon B Johnson Math: 22% / Reading: 27% | Bottom 50%
    125-20 Sutphin Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11436
    (718)558-2900

    Grades: PK-5 | 559 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 40 Samuel Huntington Math: 27% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    109-20 Union Hall St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718)526-1906

    Grades: PK-5 | 465 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 45 Clarence Witherspoon Math: 15-19% / Reading: 20-24% | Bottom 50%
    126-28 150th St
    Jamaica, NY 11436
    (718)480-2500

    Grades: PK-5 | 324 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 48 William Wordsworth Math: 37% / Reading: 33% | Bottom 50%
    108-29 155th St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718)558-6700

    Grades: PK-5 | 603 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 50 Talfourd Lawn Elementary School Math: 49% / Reading: 48% | Bottom 50%
    143-26 101st Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718)526-5336

    Grades: PK-5 | 802 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 52 Magnet School
    Math: 20% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    178-37 146th Terrace
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718)528-2238

    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 80 Thurgood Marshall Magnet Of Multimedia Magnet School
    Math: 26% / Reading: 30% | Bottom 50%
    171-05 137th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718)528-7070

    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 82 Hammond Math: 26% / Reading: 30% | Bottom 50%
    88-02 144th St
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718)526-4139

    Grades: K-5 | 651 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 86 Math: 40% / Reading: 38% | Bottom 50%
    87-41 Parsons Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718)291-6264

    Grades: PK-5 | 950 students
  • Jamaica P.S. 95 Eastwood Math: 49% / Reading: 52% | Top 50%
    179-01 90th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718)739-0007

    Grades: K-5 | 1494 students
  • Jamaica Ps/is 116 William C Hughley Math: 17% / Reading: 21% | Bottom 50%
    107-25 Wren Pl
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718)526-4884

    Grades: PK-8 | 787 students
  • Jamaica Ps/is 268 Math: 30% / Reading: 42% | Bottom 50%
    92-07 175th St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718)206-3240

    Grades: K-8 | 635 students
  • Show 13 more public schools in Jamaica, NY (out of 48 total schools)
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