P.S. 88 Seneca

  • P.S. 88 Seneca serves 1,036 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (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 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% 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. 88 Seneca's student population of 1,036 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,036 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of P.S. 88 Seneca
Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of P.S. 88 Seneca by grade.

School Comparison

  • P.S. 88 Seneca's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 88 Seneca is 0.57, which is more 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#2872 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
50%
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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. 88 Seneca 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 Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
51%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 88 Seneca and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 88 Seneca and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
42%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 88 Seneca.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.570.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 88 Seneca 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 DISTRICT #24 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to P.S. 88 Seneca is Robert E Peary School (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is I.S. 77 (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is I.S. 77 (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ridgewood I.S. 77
    Grades: 6-8 | 1020 students
    0.4 miles
    976 Seneca Ave
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718)366-7120
    0.4 6-8 1020
  • Ridgewood I.S. 93 Ridgewood
    Grades: 6-8 | 1113 students
    0.4 miles
    66-56 Forest Ave
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718)821-4882
    0.4 6-8 1113
  • Ridgewood P.S. 239
    Grades: PK-5 | 585 students
    0.5 miles
    17-15 Weirfield St
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718)417-2840
    0.5 PK-5 585
  • Ridgewood P.S. 68 Cambridge
    Grades: PK-5 | 693 students
    0.5 miles
    59-09 St Felix Ave
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718)821-7246
    0.5 PK-5 693
  • Ridgewood P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright
    Grades: PK-5 | 772 students
    0.6 miles
    68-10 Central Ave
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718)821-6880
    0.6 PK-5 772

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