P.S. 68

  • P.S. 68 serves 707 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 68's student population of 707 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students707 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of P.S. 68
Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3395 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 68 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 68 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 68 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
20%
26%
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Black
78%
17%
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White
n/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 68 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 68.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.350.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 68 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 68 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #11 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  4.50 out of 5  (4 reviews)
4  
The new principal, Ms. Solis, has done a phenomenal job in improving the school. She is very hand-on/involved, actively engaged with parents & staff alike, created more programs & activitivies for the kids and has a great leadership quality.My child is currently in third grade. He has been there since kindergarten. I never seen the previous principal actively involved or meet and greet the parents. For the teachers, all is great but Ms Gutierrez has been the Best second grade teacher. She has the same qualities as Ms Solis. My child often talks about her. Her class motivates him to do well in school until this day.
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5  
So far so good. My child likes the school. Staff seems to be pretty good. Running a school is a hard job we should appreciate the hard work that goes into being an educator. AP Mr Vail is a grest guy very much involved. I'll return with a review in 6months
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4  
Our new principle is amazing there are so many clubs and the school is getting better each day. Also I am in fifth grade
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5  
I went to that school from 3rd grade to 5th grade and I loved it. The teachers was great and I loved every year at that school. I took the bus to that school for 3 years. Now I'm sending my son there. I'm really hoping I can see my old teachers when I drop my son off. GREAT MEMORIES
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