Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights

2756 Reservoir Ave
Bronx, NY 10468
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,356 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights 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 26% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower 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 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 1,356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 76% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights's student population of 1,356 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
106 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights 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 86 Kingsbridge Heights is 0.26, 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)
#3465 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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26%
46%
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34%
49%
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76%
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
3%
10%
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Hispanic
86%
29%
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Black
8%
16%
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White
2%
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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0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights's ranking?
Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights is ranked #3465 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights often compared to?
Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heightsis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 340 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights?
1,356 students attend Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights?
Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights offer ?
Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights part of?
Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights is part of New York City Geographic District #10 School District.
In what neighborhood is Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights located?
Ps 86 Kingsbridge Heights is located in the West Bronx neighborhood of Bronx, NY. There are 61 other public schools located in West Bronx.

School Reviews

4   6/1/2020
I graduated from here and have fond memories of my time here.I received a great education which prepared me well for life and professional school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - William Sabino
4   8/12/2018
Still a great school. Both my Mom and Uncle went to P.S. 86 in the 1930's and 40's. I also as their child went to P.S.86 in the 1960's. I even had my mom's kindergarten, first and second grade teachers. P.S. 86 is truly a family! Keep up the great work!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - jay
5   9/9/2017
The staff are amazing. They really show love for what they do.
- Posted by Parent - Jose
5   11/15/2012
This school is amazing As a proud parent ps 86, this school will lead your kid to success with a lot of different After school activities, and the staff is completely protective and caring of the kids They have a lot of extracurricular activities like dance, science, art, sports Ect. And they Took my daughter to Paris , Amsterdam, Sweden and Japan
- Posted by Parent - chica

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 1,356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 76% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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