P.S. 68 Cambridge

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
59-09 St Felix Ave
Ridgewood, NY 11385
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 68 Cambridge serves 650 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 45% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 68 Cambridge 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 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

P.S. 68 Cambridge's student population of 650 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students650 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 68 Cambridge
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of P.S. 68 Cambridge by grade.

School Comparison

P.S. 68 Cambridge 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. 68 Cambridge is 0.25, 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
#2998 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
86%
27%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
8%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.250.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 68 Cambridge 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 #24 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 68 Cambridge is Academy For Environmental Leadership (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is I.S. 77 (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ridgewood I.S. 77
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,012 student
    0.3 miles
    976 Seneca Ave
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718) 366-7120
    0.3 6-8 1,012
  • Ridgewood P.S. 239
    Grades: PK-5 | 557 students
    0.4 miles
    17-15 Weirfield St
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718) 417-2840
    0.4 PK-5 557
  • Ridgewood Robert E Peary School Special Education School
    Grades: PK-8 | 540 students
    0.4 miles
    16-66 Hancock St
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718) 456-7588
    0.4 PK-8 540
  • Ridgewood P.S. 88 Seneca
    Grades: PK-5 | 940 students
    0.5 miles
    60-85 Catalpa Ave
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718) 821-8121
    0.5 PK-5 940
  • Brooklyn Bushwick Ascend Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 883 students
    0.6 miles
    751 Knickerbocker Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11221
    (718) 240-9162
    0.6 K-8 883

School Reviews

5  
I attended P.S.68 4th-6th grade 1954-1956 then moved upstate NY. I visited the School last summer, for the first time since I left. I was astonished to find the School and grounds, and park in the most cr edible condition. Exactly as I remembered it. All those responsible for preserving my childhood memory of thiss School, should be highly commended. I will alsways cherish the fond memories I had there, as well as the finest education aforeded me, of which I rely on constantly. My educational skills, not limited to the Math skills I utilize daily in my workplace. Again thanks to All.
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