P.S. 123

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
145-01 119th Ave
Jamaica, NY 11436
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 123 serves 683 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 123 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 40% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

P.S. 123 places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 123's student population of 683 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students683 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 123
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of P.S. 123 by grade.

School Comparison

P.S. 123 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. 123 is 0.64, 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
#3113 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
8%
1%
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Asian
10%
9%
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Hispanic
21%
27%
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Black
55%
17%
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White
3%
43%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 123. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.640.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 123 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 123 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #27 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 123 is Queens Transition Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Success Academy Charter School-nyc 13 (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jamaica Success Academy Charter School-nyc 13 Charter School
    Grades: K-2 | 231 students
    0.3 miles
    120-27 141st St
    Jamaica, NY 11436
    (718) 704-1441
    0.3 K-2 231
  • Jamaica P.S. 223 Lyndon B Johnson Math: 31% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 559 students
    0.4 miles
    125-20 Sutphin Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11436
    (718) 558-2900
    0.4 PK-5 559
  • Jamaica Queens Transition Center Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 384 students
    0.5 miles
    142-10 Linden Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11436
    (718) 558-2060
    0.5 9-12 384
  • Jamaica P.S. 45 Clarence Witherspoon Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 324 students
    0.6 miles
    126-28 150th St
    Jamaica, NY 11436
    (718) 480-2500
    0.6 PK-5 324
  • Jamaica August Martin High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 328 students
    0.7 miles
    156-10 Baisley Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718) 528-2920
    0.7 9-12 328

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