P.S. 99 Kew Gardens

  • P.S. 99 Kew Gardens serves 807 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher 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 48% (which is higher 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 70% 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. 99 Kew Gardens's student population of 807 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students807 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 99 Kew Gardens's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 99 Kew Gardens is 0.71, 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#1730 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 99 Kew Gardens 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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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
20%
9%
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Hispanic
40%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
30%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 99 Kew Gardens.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.710.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #28 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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