Ps 122 Mamie Fay

21-21 Ditmars Blvd
Astoria, NY 11105
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 1,156 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Ps 122 Mamie Fay ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,156 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : Top 20% in NY
  • : 75% (Top 20%)
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 122 Mamie Fay ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 122 Mamie Fay's student population of 1,156 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,156 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ps 122 Mamie Fay ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 122 Mamie Fay is 0.68, 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)
#560 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
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75%
46%
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79%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 122 Mamie Fay 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.
96%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 122 Mamie Fay 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
17:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
27%
10%
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Hispanic
18%
29%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
47%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Ps 122 Mamie Fay 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
49%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 122 Mamie Fay's ranking?
Ps 122 Mamie Fay is ranked #560 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 122 Mamie Fay often compared to?
Ps 122 Mamie Fayis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 85 Judge Charles Vallone, 30th Avenue School (G & T Citywide) by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 122 Mamie Fay?
1,156 students attend Ps 122 Mamie Fay.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Ps 122 Mamie Fay students are White, 27% of students are Asian, 18% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 122 Mamie Fay?
Ps 122 Mamie Fay has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 122 Mamie Fay offer ?
Ps 122 Mamie Fay offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 122 Mamie Fay part of?

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5   10/6/2023
Very good school!
- Posted by Parent - Kima

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,156 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 75% (Top 20%)
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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