Ps 86



Ps 86 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 86 Students by Grade
PK 36
K 141
1 176
2 188
3 162
4 159
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Ps 86 is a public elementary school located in Jamaica, NY in the New York City Geographic District #28 School District. It enrolls 933 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 86 is the 166th largest public school in New York and the 1,960th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 933
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,960th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 166th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,911th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 226th out of 2,753

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Ps 86 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 484
(52%)
13,378
(49%)
 Male 449
(48%)
13,721
(51%)

Ps 86 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 465
(50%)
7,624
(28%)
 Hispanic 314
(34%)
6,956
(26%)
 Black 80
(9%)
6,612
(24%)
 White 40
(4%)
4,460
(16%)
 American Indian 29
(3%)
957
(4%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
490
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 86 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 507
(54%)
15,507
(57%)
 Not Eligible 411
(44%)
9,629
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(2%)
1,963
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 86 is ranked 338th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 86 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ps 86 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 964
2006 945
2007 897
2008 944
2009 926
2010 957
2011 910
2012 940
2013 922
2014 950
2015 933

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 16.6
2007 14.5
2008 15
2009 15
2010 16.8
2011 15.2
2012 15.8
2013 15.9
2014 17
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89107883817427
2006 0.92910052910053
2007 0.9108138238573
2008 0.91207627118644
2009
2010 0.91118077324974
2011 0.84175824175824
2012 0.85425531914894
2013 0.62039045553145
2014 0.61157894736842
2015 0.55948553054662

Compare Ps 86 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 55.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 86
Jamaica, NY
Public PK - 05 933 15:1  
Young Women'S Leadership School of Queens
Jamaica, NY
Public 06 - 12 558 17.4:1 1 miles
Ideal Montessori School
Jamaica, NY
Private PK - 08 150 10:1 1 miles
Yeshivat Ohr Haiim
Richmond Hill, NY
Private PK - 08 341 11:1 1 miles
United Nations Intl School
Jamaica, NY
Private KG - 08 164 7:1 1 miles
Al-Mamoor School
Fresh Meadows, NY
Private PK - 10 223 10:1 1 miles
St Nicholas of Tolentine School
Jamaica, NY
Private PK - 08 337 22:1 1 miles
Queens Centers for Progress (ucp of Queens)
Jamaica, NY
Private PK - PK 141 10:1 1 miles
Rising Stars Islamic School
Jamaica, NY
Private PK - 04 96 10:1 1 miles
Bright Beginnings
Jamaica, NY
Private PK - KG 51 2:1 1 miles
Ps 182 Samantha Smith
Jamaica, NY
Public KG - 06 901 14.9:1 1 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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