P.S. 26 Rufus King

  • P.S. 26 Rufus King serves 689 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (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 62% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • P.S. 26 Rufus King's student population of 689 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 26 Rufus King's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 26 Rufus King is 0.58, 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#1219 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
61%
9%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
11%
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. 26 Rufus King.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.580.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to P.S. 26 Rufus King is P.S. 4 (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is P.S. 4 (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is P.S. 4 (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fresh Meadows P.S. 4 Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 407 students
    0.3 miles
    196-35 Peck Ave
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718)264-0916
    0.3 PK-12 407
  • Fresh Meadows P.S. 177 Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 490 students
    0.7 miles
    56-37 188th St
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718)357-4650
    0.7 K-12 490
  • Fresh Meadows Francis Lewis High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 4418 students
    0.8 miles
    58-20 Utopia Pky
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718)281-8201
    0.8 9-12 4418
  • Fresh Meadows Junior High School 216 George J Ryan
    Grades: 6-8 | 1425 students
    0.8 miles
    64-20 175th St
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718)358-2005
    0.8 6-8 1425
  • Bayside P.S. 162 John Golden
    Grades: PK-5 | 706 students
    0.8 miles
    201-02 53rd Ave
    Bayside, NY 11361
    (718)423-8621
    0.8 PK-5 706

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