Ps 188 Island School

442 E Houston St
New York, NY 10002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 387 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Ps 188 Island School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 188 Island School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ps 188 Island School's student population of 387 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 188 Island School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 188 Island School is 0.54, 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)
#3933 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20%
46%
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24%
49%
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50-54%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
60%
29%
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Black
32%
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 188 Island School's ranking?
Ps 188 Island School is ranked #3933 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 188 Island School often compared to?
Ps 188 Island Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 75 Emily Dickinson, Ps 112 Jose Celso Barbosa by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 188 Island School?
387 students attend Ps 188 Island School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Ps 188 Island School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, 2% of students are Hawaiian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 188 Island School?
Ps 188 Island School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 188 Island School offer ?
Ps 188 Island School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 188 Island School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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