P.S. 96

130-01 Rockaway Blvd
South Ozone Park, NY 11420
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
P.S. 96 serves 307 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 96 placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher 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 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

P.S. 96 places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 96's student population of 307 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students307 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 96
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of P.S. 96 by grade.

School Comparison

P.S. 96 is ranked within the top 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. 96 is 0.73, which is more 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
#1699 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 96 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 96 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
15%
1%
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Asian
44%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 96 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 96 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
21%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 96 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 96 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 96. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.730.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 96 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 96 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 96 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #27 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 96 is Epic High School-south (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hawtree Creek Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 155 (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Ozone Park P.S. 155 Math: 69% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
    0.3 miles
    130-02 115th Ave
    South Ozone Park, NY 11420
    (718) 558-1310
    0.3 PK-5 519
  • South Ozone Park Epic High School-south Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 335 students
    0.4 miles
    121-10 Rockaway Blvd
    South Ozone Park, NY 11420
    (718) 845-1290
    0.4 9-12 335
  • South Ozone Park Hawtree Creek Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 365 students
    0.4 miles
    121-10 Rockaway Blvd
    South Ozone Park, NY 11420
    (718) 659-3792
    0.4 6-8 365
  • South Ozone Park Junior High School 226 Virgil I Grisson Math: 17% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 911 students
    0.4 miles
    121-10 Rockaway Blvd
    South Ozone Park, NY 11420
    (718) 843-2260
    0.4 6-8 911
  • Jamaica Success Academy Charter School-nyc 13 Charter School
    Grades: K-2 | 231 students
    0.5 miles
    120-27 141st St
    Jamaica, NY 11436
    (718) 704-1441
    0.5 K-2 231

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