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For the 2021 school year, there are 48 public schools in Jamaica, NY, serving 30,949 students. Jamaica has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Jamaica, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the New York public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Jamaica have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New York public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Jamaica, NY are Thomas A Edison Career And Technical High School, High School For Community Leadership and Hillside Arts And Letters Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the New York public school average of 13:1.

Top Jamaica, NY Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Thomas A Edison Career And Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    165-65 84th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 297-6580

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,138 students
  • High School For Community Leadership Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    167-01 Gothic Dr
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 558-9801

    Grades: 9-12 | 465 students
  • Hillside Arts And Letters Academy Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    167-01 Gothic Dr
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 658-1249

    Grades: 9-12 | 471 students
  • Queens High School For The Sciences At York College Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    94-50 159th St
    Jamaica, NY 11451
    (718) 657-3181

    Grades: 9-12 | 474 students
  • Queens Gateway To Health Sciences Secondary School Math: 90% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    160-20 Goethals Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 969-3155

    Grades: 6-12 | 690 students
  • Jamaica Gateway To The Sciences Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    167-01 Gothic Dr
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 480-2689

    Grades: 9-12 | 510 students
  • August Martin High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    156-10 Baisley Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718) 528-2920

    Grades: 9-12 | 328 students
  • Hillcrest High School Math: 88% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    160-05 Highland Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 658-5407

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,352 students
  • High School For Law Enforcement And Public Safety Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    116-25 Guy R Brewer Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718) 977-4800

    Grades: 9-12 | 503 students
  • Young Women's Leadership School Of Queens Math: 70% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    150-91 87th Rd
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 725-0402

    Grades: 6-12 | 566 students
  • Voyages Prep-south Queens Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    156-10 Baisley Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718) 276-1946

    Grades: 9-12 | 291 students
  • P.S. 131 Abigail Adams Math: 72% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    170-45 84th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 480-2840

    Grades: K-5 | 812 students
  • York Early College Academy Math: 58% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    108-35 167th St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718) 262-8547

    Grades: 6-12 | 641 students
  • Queens Satellite High School For Opportunity Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    162-02 Hillside Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 657-3920

    Grades: 9-12 | 188 students
  • Queens Collegiate - A College Board School Math: 54% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    167-01 Gothic Dr
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 658-4016

    Grades: 6-12 | 670 students
  • P.S. 95 Eastwood Math: 55% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    179-01 90th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 739-0007

    Grades: K-5 | 1,494 student
  • P.S. 50 Talfourd Lawn Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    143-26 101st Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718) 526-5336

    Grades: PK-5 | 802 students
  • P.S. 140 Edward K Ellington Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    116-00 166th St
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718) 657-4760

    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
  • P.S. 86 Math: 51% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    87-41 Parsons Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 291-6264

    Grades: PK-5 | 950 students
  • P.S. 117 J Keld/briarwood School Math: 51% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    85-15 143rd St
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718) 526-4780

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,015 student
  • P.S. 48 William Wordsworth Math: 45% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    108-29 155th St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718) 558-6700

    Grades: PK-5 | 603 students
  • Ps/is 268 Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    92-07 175th St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718) 206-3240

    Grades: K-8 | 635 students
  • Jamaica Children's School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    109-20 Union Hall St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718) 526-0160

    Grades: K-3 | 152 students
  • P.S. 82 Hammond Math: 37% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    88-02 144th St
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718) 526-4139

    Grades: K-5 | 651 students
  • P.S. 123 Math: 36% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    145-01 119th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11436
    (718) 529-4300

    Grades: PK-5 | 683 students
  • Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    85-05 144th St
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718) 657-1120

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,628 student
  • P.S. 182 Samantha Smith Math: 30% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    153-27 88th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 298-7700

    Grades: K-5 | 759 students
  • P.S. 80 Thurgood Marshall Magnet Of Multimedia Magnet School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    171-05 137th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718) 528-7070

    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
  • Eagle Academy For Young Men Iii Math: 27% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    171-10 Linden Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718) 480-2600

    Grades: 6-12 | 526 students
  • Middle School 358 Magnet School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    88-06 164th St
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 558-6240

    Grades: 6-8 | 383 students
  • P.S. 40 Samuel Huntington Math: 35% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    109-20 Union Hall St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718) 526-1906

    Grades: PK-5 | 465 students
  • P.S. 223 Lyndon B Johnson Math: 31% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    125-20 Sutphin Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11436
    (718) 558-2900

    Grades: PK-5 | 559 students
  • Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    108-35 167th St
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    (718) 739-6883

    Grades: 6-8 | 341 students
  • P.S. 52 Magnet School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    178-37 146th Terrace
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718) 528-2238

    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
  • Jermaine L Green Stem Institute In Queens Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    126-10 Bedell St
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718) 276-1348

    Grades: PK-5 | 619 students
  • Show 13 more public schools in Jamaica, NY (out of 48 total schools)
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