P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights

  • P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights serves 1,706 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 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights's student population of 1,706 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students1,706 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights
Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2759 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights 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)
35%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights 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 Ratio16:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
87%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
8%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.240.39
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights 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 Lunchn/a
5%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  4.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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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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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