Ps 221 North Hills School

57-40 Marathon Pkwy
Little Neck, NY 11362
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 574 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 221 North Hills School 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 78% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% 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: 574 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : Top 20% in NY
  • : 78% (Top 20%)
  • : 73% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 221 North Hills School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 221 North Hills School's student population of 574 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
574 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 221 North Hills School 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 221 North Hills School 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)
#599 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ps 221 North Hills School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
78%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ps 221 North Hills School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
73%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 221 North Hills School 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.
≥95%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 221 North Hills School 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
16:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
66%
10%
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Hispanic
14%
29%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
16%
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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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.52
This chart displays the diversity score of Ps 221 North Hills School 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
33%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ps 221 North Hills School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ps 221 North Hills School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 221 North Hills School's ranking?
Ps 221 North Hills School is ranked #599 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 221 North Hills School often compared to?
Ps 221 North Hills Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 98 Douglaston School, Ps 94 David D Porter by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
78% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 221 North Hills School?
574 students attend Ps 221 North Hills School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Ps 221 North Hills School students are Asian, 16% of students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 221 North Hills School?
Ps 221 North Hills School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 221 North Hills School offer ?
Ps 221 North Hills School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 221 North Hills School part of?
Ps 221 North Hills School is part of New York City Geographic District #26 School District.
In what neighborhood is Ps 221 North Hills School located?
Ps 221 North Hills School is located in the Flushing neighborhood of Little Neck, NY. There are 1 other public schools located in Flushing.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 574 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 78% (Top 20%)
  • : 73% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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