P.S. 52

178-37 146th Terrace
Jamaica, NY 11434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 52 serves 481 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 52 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 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

P.S. 52's student population of 481 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students481 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 52
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 52 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. 52 is 0.37, 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
#3558 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
14%
27%
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Black
78%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 52. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.370.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 52 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #29 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 52 is Excelsior Preparatorty High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Collaborative Arts Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 251 (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield Gardens P.S. 251
    Grades: PK-5 | 339 students
    0.4 miles
    144-51 Arthur St
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
    (718) 276-2745
    0.4 PK-5 339
  • Springfield Gardens Collaborative Arts Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 303 students
    0.5 miles
    145-00 Springfield Blvd
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
    (718) 977-6181
    0.5 6-8 303
  • Springfield Gardens Community Voices Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 304 students
    0.5 miles
    145-00 Springfield Blvd
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
    (718) 977-6180
    0.5 6-8 304
  • Springfield Gardens Excelsior Preparatorty High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 477 students
    0.7 miles
    143-10 Springfield Blvd
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
    (718) 525-6507
    0.7 9-12 477
  • Springfield Gardens George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences
    Grades: 9-12 | 462 students
    0.7 miles
    143-10 Springfield Blvd
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
    (718) 525-6439
    0.7 9-12 462

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