P.S. 55 Maure

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
131-10 97th Ave
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 55 Maure serves 514 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 48% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 55 Maure 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 Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

P.S. 55 Maure places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 55 Maure's student population of 514 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 55 Maure 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. 55 Maure is 0.74, which is more 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
#2270 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
20%
1%
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Asian
40%
9%
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Hispanic
25%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
4%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.740.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
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 #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. 55 Maure is Epic High School North (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Queens Gateway To Health Sciences Secondary School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 161 Arthur Ashe School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Richmond Hill P.S. 161 Arthur Ashe School
    Grades: PK-5 | 702 students
    0.4 miles
    101-33 124th St
    South Richmond Hill, NY 11419
    (718) 441-5493
    0.4 PK-5 702
  • Jamaica P.S. 50 Talfourd Lawn Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 802 students
    0.5 miles
    143-26 101st Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718) 526-5336
    0.5 PK-5 802
  • 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
  • South Ozone Park P.S. 121
    Grades: PK-5 | 935 students
    0.7 miles
    126-10 109th Ave
    South Ozone Park, NY 11420
    (718) 558-1560
    0.7 PK-5 935
  • Richmond Hill P.S. 54 Hillside
    Grades: K-5 | 565 students
    0.7 miles
    86-02 127th St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718) 849-0962
    0.7 K-5 565

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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This school is great my daughter goes to this school they learn you in a fun way it's a safe school everyone is respectful and nice.
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I believe that ps55queens is a very great and respectful and safe school.The teachers are nice and respectful.You get to play outside in the spring and summer.We sometimes have a drama club where do a play.Ps55 Queens is a great school.
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