P.S. 26 Rufus King

195-02 69th Ave
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 26 Rufus King serves 705 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 26 Rufus King placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

P.S. 26 Rufus King's student population of 705 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students705 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 26 Rufus King is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 26 Rufus King is 0.56, 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 Testing Rank
#1260 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
63%
9%
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Hispanic
16%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
11%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.560.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #26 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 26 Rufus King is Francis Lewis High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is P.S. 177 (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. Q004 (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fresh Meadows P.S. Q004 Special Education School
    Grades: PK-5 | 387 students
    0.3 miles
    196-35 Peck Ave
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718) 264-0916
    0.3 PK-5 387
  • Fresh Meadows P.S. 177 Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 506 students
    0.7 miles
    56-37 188th St
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718) 357-4650
    0.7 K-8 506
  • Fresh Meadows Francis Lewis High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 4,541 students
    0.8 miles
    58-20 Utopia Pky
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718) 281-8200
    0.8 9-12 4,541
  • Fresh Meadows Junior High School 216 George J Ryan
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,458 student
    0.8 miles
    64-20 175th St
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718) 358-2005
    0.8 6-8 1,458
  • Bayside P.S. 162 John Golden
    Grades: PK-5 | 676 students
    0.8 miles
    201-02 53rd Ave
    Bayside, NY 11361
    (718) 423-8621
    0.8 PK-5 676

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