P.S. 202 Ernest S Jenkyns

  • P.S. 202 Ernest S Jenkyns serves 474 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • P.S. 202 Ernest S Jenkyns 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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P.S. 202 Ernest S Jenkyns places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • P.S. 202 Ernest S Jenkyns's student population of 474 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 202 Ernest S Jenkyns 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 202 Ernest S Jenkyns is 0.51, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#4005 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
36%
26%
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Black
60%
17%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Diversity Score0.510.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #19 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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I love 202! I say it with pride. My children have attended 202 for about 4 years. The teachers encourage the students to think and express themselves accordingly. There is a computer lab, 2 gyms, art programs, after school activities, extended day, tutoring, performing arts and the school is in the process of opening their music program and another computer lab. I m happy to hear about these new changes being made. Its a uniform school
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