New York City Geographic District #29 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 46 public schools serving 23,197 students in New York City Geographic District #29 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in New York City Geographic District #29 School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in New York City Geographic District #29 School District are Excelsior Preparatorty High School, Humanities And Arts Magnet High School and Cambria Heights Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. New York City Geographic District #29 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

New York City Geographic District #29 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
New York City Geographic District #29 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
46 Schools
4,807 Schools
# Students
23,197 Students
2,575,590 Students
# Teachers
1,751 Teachers
213,626 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

New York City Geographic District #29 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 780 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 64% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
Overall District Rank
#645 out of 785 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New York City Geographic District #29  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New York City Geographic District #29  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York City Geographic District #29  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
74%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of New York City Geographic District #29  School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.62
0.72
# American Indian Students
983 Students
18,746 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
1%
# Asian Students
3,821 Students
253,511 Students
% Asian Students
17%
10%
# Hispanic Students
4,186 Students
731,456 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
28%
# Black Students
13,228 Students
423,338 Students
% Black Students
57%
17%
# White Students
452 Students
1,065,458 Students
% White Students
2%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
216 Students
6,387 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
311 Students
76,694 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
593
46,190
# Students in K Grade:
1,757
171,965
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,981
184,548
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,056
184,213
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,077
186,492
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,104
187,386
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,240
190,311
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,097
193,844
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,168
196,637
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,241
199,503
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,012
207,402
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,027
204,814
# Students in 11th Grade:
879
192,105
# Students in 12th Grade:
935
191,684
# Ungraded Students:
30
38,496

Best New York City Geographic District #29 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Excelsior Preparatorty High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
143-10 Springfield Blvd
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 525-6507
Grades: 9-12
| 404 students
Rank: #22.
Humanities And Arts Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
207-01 116th Ave
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
(718) 978-2135
Grades: 9-12
| 396 students
Rank: #33.
Cambria Heights Academy
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
188-04 91st Ave
Hollis, NY 11423
(718) 736-7320
Grades: 9-12
| 361 students
Rank: #44.
Queens Preparatory Academy
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
143-10 Springfield Blvd
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 712-2304
Grades: 9-12
| 232 students
Rank: #55.
Benjamin Franklin High School-finance-info
Vocational School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
207-01 116th Ave
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
(718) 276-0150
Grades: 9-12
| 421 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
143-10 Springfield Blvd
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 525-6439
Grades: 9-12
| 340 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Math/science Research/tech Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
207-01 116th Ave
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
(718) 978-1837
Grades: 9-12
| 338 students
Rank: #88.
Ps 360
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
199-10 112th Ave
Saint Albans, NY 11412
(718) 776-7370
Grades: PK-5
| 324 students
Rank: #99.
Ps 131 Abigail Adams
Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
170-45 84th Ave
Jamaica, NY 11432
(718) 480-2840
Grades: K-5
| 686 students
Rank: #1010.
Institute For Health Professions At Cambria Heights
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
207-01 116th Ave
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
(718) 723-7301
Grades: 8-12
| 471 students
Rank: #1111.
Ps 38 Rosedale
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
135-21 241st St
Rosedale, NY 11422
(718) 528-2276
Grades: K-5
| 249 students
Rank: #1212.
Ps/is 208
Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
74-30 Commonwlth Blvd
Bellerose, NY 11426
(718) 468-6420
Grades: K-8
| 728 students
Rank: #1313.
Preparatory Academy For Writers: A College Board School
Math: 48% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
143-10 Springfield Blvd
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 949-8405
Grades: 6-12
| 539 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Ps 132 Ralph Bunche
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
132-15 218th St
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 528-5734
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Ps 176 Cambria Heights
Magnet School
Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
120-45 235th St
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
(718) 525-4057
Grades: PK-5
| 664 students
Rank: #1616.
Ps/is 295
Math: 47% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
222-14 Jamaica Ave
Queens Village, NY 11428
(718) 464-1433
Grades: PK-8
| 534 students
Rank: #1717.
Ps 95 Eastwood
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
179-01 90th Ave
Jamaica, NY 11432
(718) 739-0007
Grades: K-5
| 1,401 students
Rank: #1818.
Ps 33 Edward M Funk
Math: 49% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
91-37 222nd St
Queens Village, NY 11428
(718) 465-6283
Grades: PK-5
| 886 students
Rank: #1919.
Bellaire School
Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
207-11 89th Ave
Queens Village, NY 11427
(718) 464-2119
Grades: PK-5
| 781 students
Rank: #2020.
Ps 34 John Harvard
Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
104-12 Springfield Blvd
Queens Village, NY 11428
(718) 465-6818
Grades: PK-5
| 540 students
Rank: #2121.
Ps 181 Brookfield
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
148-15 230th St
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 528-5807
Grades: PK-5
| 282 students
Rank: #2222.
Ps 251
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
144-51 Arthur St
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 276-2745
Grades: PK-5
| 298 students
Rank: #2323.
Gordon Parks School
Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
233-15 Merrick Blvd
Rosedale, NY 11422
(718) 341-8280
Grades: PK-8
| 696 students
Rank: #2424.
Pathways College Preparatory School: A College Board School
Math: 38% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
109-89 204th St
Saint Albans, NY 11412
(718) 454-4957
Grades: 6-12
| 621 students
Rank: #2525.
Ps/is 268
Math: 41% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
92-07 175th St
Jamaica, NY 11433
(718) 206-3240
Grades: K-8
| 630 students
Rank: #2626.
Ps 35 Nathaniel Woodhull
Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
191-02 90th Ave
Hollis, NY 11423
(718) 465-6820
Grades: PK-5
| 646 students
Rank: #2727.
Ps 134 Hollis
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
203-02 109th Ave
Hollis, NY 11423
(718) 464-5544
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #2828.
Ps 136 Roy Wilkins
Math: 32% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
201-15 115th Ave
Saint Albans, NY 11412
(718) 465-2286
Grades: PK-5
| 482 students
Rank: #2929.
Ps 15 Jackie Robinson
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
121-15 Lucas St
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 525-1670
Grades: PK-5
| 355 students
Rank: #3030.
Jean Nuzzi Intermediate School
Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
213-10 92nd Ave
Queens Village, NY 11428
(718) 465-0651
Grades: 6-8
| 1,123 students
Rank: #3131.
Eagle Academy For Young Men Iii
Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
171-10 Linden Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11434
(718) 480-2600
Grades: 6-12
| 410 students
Rank: #3232.
Is 59 Springfield Gardens
Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
132-55 Ridgedale St
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 527-3501
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students
Rank: #3333.
Ps 52
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
178-37 146th Terrace
Jamaica, NY 11434
(718) 528-2238
Grades: PK-5
| 332 students
Rank: #3434.
Collaborative Arts Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
145-00 Springfield Blvd
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 977-6181
Grades: 6-8
| 391 students
Rank: #3535.
Ps 118 Lorraine Hansberry
Math: 22% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
190-20 109th Rd
Hollis, NY 11423
(718) 465-5538
Grades: PK-5
| 410 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • New York City Geographic District #29
  • 222-14 JAMAICA AVE-RM 217, QUEENS VILLAGE, NY, 11428
  • (718) 217-7740
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 23,197 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62

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