Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research

65-11 155th St
Flushing, NY 11367
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 417 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research 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 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (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 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research's student population of 417 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research 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 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research 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)
#3378 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
46%
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30-34%
49%
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70-79%
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
15%
10%
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Hispanic
41%
29%
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Black
37%
16%
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White
4%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research's ranking?
Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research is ranked #3378 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research often compared to?
Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Researchis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 26 Rufus King, Queens College School For Math Science & Technology by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research?
417 students attend Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research students are Hispanic, 37% of students are Black, 15% of students are Asian, 4% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research?
Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research offer ?
Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research part of?
Ps 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research is part of New York City Geographic District #25 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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