Ps/ms 42 R Vernam

488 Beach 66th St
Arverne, NY 11692
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ps/ms 42 R Vernam serves 663 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ps/ms 42 R Vernam placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Ps/ms 42 R Vernam places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps/ms 42 R Vernam's student population of 663 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Ps/ms 42 R Vernam is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ps/ms 42 R Vernam is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#4118 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
23%
27%
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Black
73%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.420.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #27 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ps/ms 42 R Vernam is Channel View School For Research (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Goldie Maple Academy (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arverne Goldie Maple Academy
    Grades: PK-8 | 432 students
    0.6 miles
    3-65 Beach 56th St
    Arverne, NY 11692
    (718) 945-3300
    0.6 PK-8 432
  • Far Rockaway P.S. 105 Bay School
    Grades: PK-8 | 803 students
    0.7 miles
    420 Beach 51st St
    Far Rockaway, NY 11691
    (718) 474-8615
    0.7 PK-8 803
  • Far Rockaway P.S. 183 Dr Richard R Green
    Grades: PK-8 | 526 students
    0.7 miles
    2-45 Beach 79th St
    Far Rockaway, NY 11693
    (718) 634-9459
    0.7 PK-8 526
  • Far Rockaway Lighthouse Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 216 students
    1.5 miles
    180 Beach 35th St
    Far Rockaway, NY 11691
    (718) 327-5828
    1.5 PK-5 216
  • Far Rockaway P.S. 47 Chris Galas
    Grades: PK-8 | 218 students
    1.5 miles
    9 Power Rd
    Far Rockaway, NY 11693
    (718) 634-7167
    1.5 PK-8 218

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