P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens

  • P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens serves 920 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (which is higher 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 79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens's student population of 920 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students920 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens is 0.44, 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#792 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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Asian
73%
9%
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Hispanic
9%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
14%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.440.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #26 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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