P.S. 99 Kew Gardens

82-37 Kew Gardens Rd
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 99 Kew Gardens serves 794 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (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 63% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 99 Kew Gardens 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

P.S. 99 Kew Gardens places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 99 Kew Gardens's student population of 794 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students794 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 99 Kew Gardens 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. 99 Kew Gardens 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
#1440 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
22%
9%
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Hispanic
38%
27%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
29%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.730.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #28 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 99 Kew Gardens is North Queens Community High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is P.S. 164 Queens Valley (0.7 miles away)
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