Queens Satellite High School For Opportunity

162-02 Hillside Ave
Jamaica, NY 11432
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Queens Satellite High School For Opportunity serves 188 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Queens Satellite High School For Opportunity placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Queens Satellite High School For Opportunity places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Queens Satellite High School For Opportunity's student population of 188 students has grown by 50% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students188 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Queens Satellite High School For Opportunity is ranked within the top 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 Queens Satellite High School For Opportunity is 0.64, 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
#1789 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
11%
1%
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Asian
8%
9%
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Hispanic
18%
27%
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Black
56%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.640.71
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Graduation Rate
≤5%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #28 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Queens Satellite High School For Opportunity is Hillcrest High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Middle School 358 (0.1 miles away)
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