P.S. 68 serves 677 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 68 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).
P.S. 68's student population of 677 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
P.S. 68 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 68 is 0.37, 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 Data
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2626 out of 4228 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education
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.
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
Our new principle is amazing there are so many clubs and the school is getting better each day. Also I am in fifth grade
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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