Ps 162 John Golden

201-02 53rd Ave
Bayside, NY 11361
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 550 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 162 John Golden 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 67% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (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 88% 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: 550 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Top 30% in NY
  • : 67% (Top 30%)
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ps 162 John Golden's student population of 550 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 162 John Golden 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 162 John Golden is 0.46, 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)
#1240 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
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67%
46%
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55%
49%
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85-89%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
72%
10%
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Hispanic
12%
29%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
12%
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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0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 162 John Golden's ranking?
Ps 162 John Golden is ranked #1240 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 162 John Golden?
550 students attend Ps 162 John Golden.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Ps 162 John Golden students are Asian, 12% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 162 John Golden?
Ps 162 John Golden has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 162 John Golden offer ?
Ps 162 John Golden offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 162 John Golden part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 162 John Golden located?
Ps 162 John Golden is located in the Flushing neighborhood of Bayside, NY. There are 2 other public schools located in Flushing.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 550 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 67% (Top 30%)
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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