P.S. 62 Chester Park School

3.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
97-25 108th St
South Richmond Hill, NY 11419
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 62 Chester Park School serves 942 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 62 Chester Park School 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is equal to the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

P.S. 62 Chester Park School's student population of 942 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students942 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 62 Chester Park School 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. 62 Chester Park School is 0.60, 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
#2245 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
8%
1%
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Asian
58%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 62 Chester Park School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
25%
27%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.600.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 62 Chester Park School 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 #27 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 62 Chester Park School is High Sch-construction Trades Engineering & Architecture (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Junior High School 210 Elizabeth Blackwell (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 16 Nancy Debenedittis School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ozone Park High Sch-construction Trades Engineering & Architecture Math: 93% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,026 student
    0.2 miles
    94-06 104th St
    Ozone Park, NY 11416
    (718) 846-6280
    0.2 9-12 1,026
  • Corona P.S. 16 Nancy Debenedittis School Math: 33% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 1,573 student
    0.3 miles
    41-15 104th St
    Corona, NY 11368
    (718) 505-0140
    0.3 K-5 1,573
  • Richmond Hill Epic High School North Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 386 students
    0.5 miles
    94-25 117th St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718) 570-8230
    0.5 9-12 386
  • Richmond Hill P.S. 273 Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 340 students
    0.5 miles
    88-07 102nd St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718) 286-8300
    0.5 PK-5 340
  • Ozone Park P.S. 65 Raymond York Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 457 students
    0.5 miles
    103-22 99th St
    Ozone Park, NY 11417
    (718) 323-1685
    0.5 K-5 457

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I say that this school is great, I've met many nice teacher over the years. Some teachers may be mean because they try to make you work harder.
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2  
School is full of vindictive teachers/staff who intimidate children and disregard their education. They are only concerned with the enormous pay they receive. Horrible school!
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2  
I find the school could be ran in a better manner and the children should be put first. The staff is not helpful as they should be and don't treat parents or kids with the respect and kindness that is necessary. They do things that are convenient for the staff and not consideration of the kids or parents. There are a few...quite a few staff members that are helpful...sad to say none of them are at the top of the ladder. Either way I wouldn't recommend the school, consider other schools in the area with higher reputations.
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