P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights

4.50 5 1 (4 reviews)
2756 Reservoir Ave
Bronx, NY 10468
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights serves 1,669 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 40% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights 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 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights's student population of 1,669 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students1,669 students
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Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights 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. 86 Kingsbridge Heights is 0.24, 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
#2893 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
87%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.240.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
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. 86 Kingsbridge Heights and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #10 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights is Celia Cruz Bronx High School Of Music (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is International School For Liberal Arts (0.0 miles away)
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School Reviews

  4.50 out of 5  (4 reviews)
4  
I graduated from here and have fond memories of my time here.I received a great education which prepared me well for life and professional school.
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4  
Still a great school. Both my Mom and Uncle went to P.S. 86 in the 1930's and 40's. I also as their child went to P.S.86 in the 1960's. I even had my mom's kindergarten, first and second grade teachers. P.S. 86 is truly a family! Keep up the great work!!
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5  
The staff are amazing. They really show love for what they do.
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5  
This school is amazing As a proud parent ps 86, this school will lead your kid to success with a lot of different After school activities, and the staff is completely protective and caring of the kids They have a lot of extracurricular activities like dance, science, art, sports Ect. And they Took my daughter to Paris , Amsterdam, Sweden and Japan
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