P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens

  • P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens serves 905 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens operates within the New York City Geographic #26 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 905 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 905 students
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
71%
9%
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
9%
25%
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
2%
18%
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Black Students (2006-2015)
White
16%
45%
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.37
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Diversity Score (2006-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
45%
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
6%
P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #26 School District's student population of 31,299 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #26 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
2
Number of Students Managed 31,299 935
New York City Geographic #26 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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