P.S. 54 Hillside

86-02 127th St
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 54 Hillside serves 565 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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. 54 Hillside 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 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

P.S. 54 Hillside places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 54 Hillside's student population of 565 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students565 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 54 Hillside 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. 54 Hillside is 0.62, 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
#3004 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
30%
9%
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Hispanic
54%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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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. 54 Hillside is Epic High School North (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 51 (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond Hill P.S. 51
    Grades: PK-1 | 250 students
    0.5 miles
    87-45 117th St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718) 850-0738
    0.5 PK-1 250
  • Richmond Hill P.S. 56 Harry Eichler
    Grades: 2-5 | 384 students
    0.6 miles
    86-10 114th St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718) 441-4448
    0.6 2-5 384
  • Richmond Hill Epic High School North
    Grades: 9-12 | 386 students
    0.7 miles
    94-25 117th St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718) 570-8230
    0.7 9-12 386
  • Richmond Hill P.S. 55 Maure Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 514 students
    0.7 miles
    131-10 97th Ave
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718) 849-3845
    0.7 PK-5 514
  • Jamaica P.S. 82 Hammond
    Grades: K-5 | 651 students
    0.7 miles
    88-02 144th St
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718) 526-4139
    0.7 K-5 651

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