37-15 13th St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Ps 111 Jacob Blackwell serves 324 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Ps 111 Jacob Blackwell placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ps 111 Jacob Blackwell's student population of 324 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 111 Jacob Blackwell is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ps 111 Jacob Blackwell is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#4132 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
40%
28%
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Black
52%
17%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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