P.S. 235 Janice Marie Knight School

  • P.S. 235 Janice Marie Knight School serves 1,253 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (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 68% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • P.S. 235 Janice Marie Knight School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • P.S. 235 Janice Marie Knight School's student population of 1,253 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 235 Janice Marie Knight School is ranked within the top 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 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 235 Janice Marie Knight School is 0.13, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1326 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
93%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.130.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #18 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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I love this school my mom likes it to Mrs. Stockton is my best teacher ever I will miss the memories and trips and work it''s sad I''m going to a new class but I can still see her.
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This school is wonderful if your child is "gifted" but if your child is an average student or struggling they will be lost and pushed along.
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This is vey nice and a very academic school. I like that.
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