P.S. 295

P.S. 295 serves 451 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 295 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

P.S. 295 places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 295's student population of 451 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 295 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 295 is 0.68, 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
#1699 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
10%
9%
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Hispanic
44%
27%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
35%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 295. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.680.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #15 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 295 is John Jay School For Law (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is New Voices School Of Academic And Creative Arts (0.0 miles away)
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