New York City Geographic District #29 School District

222-14 Jamaica Ave-rm 217
Queens Village, NY 11428
4/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 38 public elementary schools serving 19,082 students in New York City Geographic District #29 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in New York.
Public Elementary Schools in New York City Geographic District #29 School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York public elementary school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
46 Schools
3,684 Schools
# Students
22,060 Students
1,759,927 Students
# Teachers
1,712 Teachers
151,317 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

New York City Geographic District #29 School District, which is ranked #724 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 70% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#704 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New York City Geographic District #29  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
31%
46%
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 2021-22 school year data.
45%
49%
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 2021-22 school year data.
80%
87%
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 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.62
0.72
# American Indian Students
899 Students
13,510 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
1%
# Asian Students
3,651 Students
172,217 Students
% Asian Students
17%
10%
# Hispanic Students
4,178 Students
516,527 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
29%
# Black Students
12,398 Students
293,377 Students
% Black Students
56%
17%
# White Students
398 Students
701,079 Students
% White Students
2%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
226 Students
4,063 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
310 Students
59,143 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
781
54,907
# Students in K Grade:
1,669
172,061
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,753
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,849
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,927
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,965
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,044
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,019
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,044
164,449
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,106
164,890
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,144
23,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
958
22,793
# Students in 11th Grade:
945
20,701
# Students in 12th Grade:
829
20,324
# Ungraded Students:
27
27,391

Best New York City Geographic District #29 School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ps 95 Eastwood
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
179-01 90th Ave
Jamaica, NY 11432
(718) 739-0007
Grades: K-5
| 1,223 students
Rank: #22.
Ps 176 Cambria Heights
(Math: 61% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
120-45 235th St
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
(718) 525-4057
Grades: PK-5
| 648 students
Rank: #33.
Ps 131 Abigail Adams
(Math: 60% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
170-45 84th Ave
Jamaica, NY 11432
(718) 480-2840
Grades: K-5
| 664 students
Rank: #44.
Ps 251
Magnet School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
144-51 Arthur St
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 276-2745
Grades: PK-5
| 267 students
Rank: #55.
Ps/is 295
(Math: 37% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
222-14 Jamaica Ave
Queens Village, NY 11428
(718) 464-1433
Grades: PK-8
| 518 students
Rank: #66.
Preparatory For Writers: A College Board School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
143-10 Springfield Blvd
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 949-8405
Grades: 6-12
| 533 students
Rank: #77.
Ps 38 Rosedale
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
135-21 241st St
Rosedale, NY 11422
(718) 528-2276
Grades: K-5
| 250 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Ps 181 Brookfield
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
148-15 230th St
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 528-5807
Grades: PK-5
| 299 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Ps 360
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
199-10 112th Ave
Saint Albans, NY 11412
(718) 776-7370
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #1010.
Ps 132 Ralph Bunche
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
132-15 218th St
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 528-5734
Grades: PK-5
| 313 students
Rank: #1111.
Jean Nuzzi Intermediate School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
213-10 92nd Ave
Queens Village, NY 11428
(718) 465-0651
Grades: 6-8
| 1,006 students
Rank: #1212.
Ps/is 208
(Math: 33% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
74-30 Commonwlth Blvd
Bellerose, NY 11426
(718) 468-6420
Grades: K-8
| 679 students
Rank: #1313.
Queens United Middle School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
229-02 137th Ave
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 723-3501
Grades: 6-8
| 190 students
Rank: #1414.
Ps 35 Nathaniel Woodhull
(Math: 44% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
191-02 90th Ave
Hollis, NY 11423
(718) 465-6820
Grades: PK-5
| 557 students
Rank: #1515.
Ps/is 268
(Math: 25% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
92-07 175th St
Jamaica, NY 11433
(718) 206-3240
Grades: K-8
| 606 students
Rank: #1616.
Ps 34 John Harvard
(Math: 41% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
104-12 Springfield Blvd
Queens Village, NY 11428
(718) 465-6818
Grades: PK-5
| 505 students
Rank: #1717.
Gordon Parks School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
233-15 Merrick Blvd
Rosedale, NY 11422
(718) 341-8280
Grades: PK-8
| 684 students
Rank: #1818.
Ps 33 Edward M Funk
(Math: 40% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
91-37 222nd St
Queens Village, NY 11428
(718) 465-6283
Grades: PK-5
| 792 students
Rank: #1919.
Bellaire School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
207-11 89th Ave
Queens Village, NY 11427
(718) 464-2119
Grades: PK-5
| 747 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Eagle For Young Men Iii
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
171-10 Linden Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11434
(718) 480-2600
Grades: 6-12
| 414 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Pathways College Preparatory School: A College Board School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
109-89 204th St
Saint Albans, NY 11412
(718) 454-4957
Grades: 6-12
| 623 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Ps 156 Laurelton
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
229-02 137th Ave
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 528-9173
Grades: PK-5
| 163 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Ps 195 William Haberle
Magnet School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
253-50 149th Ave
Rosedale, NY 11422
(718) 723-0313
Grades: PK-5
| 354 students
Rank: #2424.
Ps 15 Jackie Robinson
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
121-15 Lucas St
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 525-1670
Grades: PK-5
| 363 students
Rank: #2525.
Is 59 Springfield Gardens
(Math: 18% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
132-55 Ridgedale St
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 527-3501
Grades: 6-8
| 465 students
Rank: #2626.
Ps 36 Saint Albans School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
187-01 Foch Blvd
Saint Albans, NY 11412
(718) 528-1862
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #2727.
Is 238 Susan B Anthony Academy
(Math: 20% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
88-15 182nd St
Hollis, NY 11423
(718) 297-9821
Grades: 6-8
| 1,012 students
Rank: #2828.
Collaborative Arts Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
145-00 Springfield Blvd
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 977-6181
Grades: 6-8
| 372 students
Rank: #2929.
Ps 136 Roy Wilkins
(Math: 25% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
201-15 115th Ave
Saint Albans, NY 11412
(718) 465-2286
Grades: PK-5
| 454 students
Rank: #3030.
Ps 118 Lorraine Hansberry
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
190-20 109th Rd
Saint Albans, NY 11412
(718) 465-5538
Grades: PK-5
| 379 students
Rank: #3131.
Is 192 Linden
(Math: 13% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
109-89 204th St
Saint Albans, NY 11412
(718) 479-5540
Grades: 6-8
| 391 students
Rank: #3232.
Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair
(Math: 11% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
218-01 116th Ave
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
(718) 528-2420
Grades: PK-8
| 419 students
Rank: #3333.
Community Voices Middle School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
145-00 Springfield Blvd
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(718) 977-6180
Grades: 6-8
| 313 students
Rank: #3434.
Ps 134 Hollis
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
203-02 109th Ave
Hollis, NY 11423
(718) 464-5544
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
Rank: #3535.
Ps/is 116 William C Hughley
(Math: 14% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
107-25 Wren Pl
Jamaica, NY 11433
(718) 526-4884
Grades: PK-8
| 799 students
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 46 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 22,060 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 80% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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