P.S. 188 serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

P.S. 188's student population of 457 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
102 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of P.S. 188 is 0.56, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
55%
27%
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Black
38%
17%
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White
4%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.56
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 188 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 188 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Top 30% in NY)

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