P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry

190-20 109th Rd
Hollis, NY 11423
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower 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 38% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry's student population of 450 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry is 0.36, 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
#3308 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
79%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.360.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #29 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry is Cambria Heights Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is I.S. 192 Linden (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 360 (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Albans P.S. 360
    Grades: PK-2 | 176 students
    0.5 miles
    199-10 112th Ave
    Saint Albans, NY 11412
    (718) 776-7370
    0.5 PK-2 176
  • Hollis Cambria Heights Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 357 students
    0.6 miles
    188-04 91st Ave
    Hollis, NY 11423
    (718) 736-7320
    0.6 9-12 357
  • Hollis P.S. 134 Hollis
    Grades: PK-5 | 380 students
    0.6 miles
    203-02 109th Ave
    Hollis, NY 11423
    (718) 464-5544
    0.6 PK-5 380
  • Saint Albans I.S. 192 Linden
    Grades: 6-8 | 496 students
    0.7 miles
    109-89 204th St
    Saint Albans, NY 11412
    (718) 479-5540
    0.7 6-8 496
  • Hollis P.S. 35 Nathaniel Woodhull
    Grades: PK-5 | 713 students
    0.7 miles
    191-02 90th Ave
    Hollis, NY 11423
    (718) 465-6820
    0.7 PK-5 713

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