Ps 212

34-25 82nd St
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 690 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 212 ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 690 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • : 58% (Top 30%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ps 212's student population of 690 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
690 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 212 ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 212 is 0.52, 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)
#1474 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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52%
46%
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58%
49%
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85-89%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
22%
10%
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Hispanic
65%
29%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
10%
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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0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 212's ranking?
Ps 212 is ranked #1474 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 212 often compared to?
Ps 212is often viewed alongside schools like Ps 69 Jackson Heights by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% 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 212?
690 students attend Ps 212.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Ps 212 students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Asian, 10% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 212?
Ps 212 has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 212 offer ?
Ps 212 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 212 part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 690 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • : 58% (Top 30%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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