Ps 120

58-01 136th St
Flushing, NY 11355
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 741 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 120 ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 741 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 30% in NY
  • : 68% (Top 30%)
  • : 58% (Top 30%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ps 120's student population of 741 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
741 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ps 120 ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 120 is 0.37, 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.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1082 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ps 120, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
68%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ps 120 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 2021-22 school year data.
58%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 120 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 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 120 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
77%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Ps 120 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
20%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ps 120 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Ps 120 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Ps 120 and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ps 120.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.37
This chart displays the diversity score of Ps 120 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ps 120 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ps 120 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 120's ranking?
Ps 120 is ranked #1082 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 120 often compared to?
Ps 120is often viewed alongside schools like Ps 24 Andrew Jackson, Ps 20 John Bowne by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 120?
741 students attend Ps 120.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Ps 120 students are Asian, 20% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 120?
Ps 120 has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 120 offer ?
Ps 120 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 120 part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 741 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 68% (Top 30%)
  • : 58% (Top 30%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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