Ps 88 Seneca

60-85 Catalpa Ave
Ridgewood, NY 11385
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 664 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 88 Seneca 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 36% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% 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: 664 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ps 88 Seneca's student population of 664 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
664 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 88 Seneca 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 88 Seneca is 0.59, 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)
#3057 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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36%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ps 88 Seneca 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.
36%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 88 Seneca 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.
65-69%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 88 Seneca 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
15:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
53%
29%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
36%
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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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.59
This chart displays the diversity score of Ps 88 Seneca 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
67%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ps 88 Seneca 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 88 Seneca 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 88 Seneca's ranking?
Ps 88 Seneca is ranked #3057 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 88 Seneca often compared to?
Ps 88 Senecais often viewed alongside schools like Ps 68 Cambridge by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 88 Seneca?
664 students attend Ps 88 Seneca.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Ps 88 Seneca students are Hispanic, 36% of students are White, 7% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 88 Seneca?
Ps 88 Seneca has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 88 Seneca offer ?
Ps 88 Seneca offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 88 Seneca part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 88 Seneca located?
Ps 88 Seneca is located in the Flushing neighborhood of Ridgewood, NY. There are 4 other public schools located in Flushing.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 664 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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