Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair

218-01 116th Ave
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 419 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair 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 11% (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 8:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair's student population of 419 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair 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/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair is 0.31, 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)
#3834 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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11%
46%
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34%
49%
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45-49%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
13%
29%
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Black
82%
16%
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White
n/a
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.31
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair's ranking?
Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair is ranked #3834 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% 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/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair?
419 students attend Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair?
Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair offer ?
Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair part of?
Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair is part of New York City Geographic District #29 School District.
In what neighborhood is Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair located?
Ps/ms 147 Ronald Mcnair is located in the Jamaica neighborhood of Cambria Heights, NY. There are 4 other public schools located in Jamaica.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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