Ps 82 Hammond

88-02 144th St
Jamaica, NY 11435
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 565 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Ps 82 Hammond 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 23% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (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 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 565 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ps 82 Hammond's student population of 565 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
565 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 82 Hammond 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 82 Hammond is 0.48, 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)
#3689 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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23%
46%
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27%
49%
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45-49%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
18%
10%
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Hispanic
70%
29%
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Black
6%
16%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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0.48
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 82 Hammond's ranking?
Ps 82 Hammond is ranked #3689 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 82 Hammond often compared to?
Ps 82 Hammondis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 86, Ps 80 Thurgood Marshall Magnet School Of Multimedia, Ps 117 J Keld/briarwood School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 82 Hammond?
565 students attend Ps 82 Hammond.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Ps 82 Hammond students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Black, 3% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are White, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 82 Hammond?
Ps 82 Hammond has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 82 Hammond offer ?
Ps 82 Hammond offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 82 Hammond part of?

School Reviews

5   9/26/2007
i have got to admit this my favorite school their is nothing wrong with it and ther is nothing bad about it my son is going to this scholl and every single day that he goes there he always learn something new and it is very clean all the teachers are greatley respected by the students and i really recomend this school for your child. My job at this school is a lunch staff not once i ever had a problem at this school or any fights, food brawls, others you know what i mean because this my favorite school i went her when i was a child!
- Posted by Administrator - cashm

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 565 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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