P.S. 48 William Wordsworth

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108-29 155th St
Jamaica, NY 11433
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P.S. 48 William Wordsworth serves 603 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower 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 41% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 48 William Wordsworth placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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P.S. 48 William Wordsworth places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 48 William Wordsworth's student population of 603 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students603 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 48 William Wordsworth is ranked within the bottom 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. 48 William Wordsworth is 0.64, 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
#2863 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
18%
9%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
54%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.640.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #28 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 48 William Wordsworth is Queens High School For The Sciences At York College (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Emerson School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jamaica Children's School (0.3 miles away)
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