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Ps 97 Forest Park School in New York, NY
(PK-05 • Public • Regular School)

City-data.com school rating (using weighted test average as compared to other schools in New York) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 61
Address
 85-52 85TH ST
New York, NY 11421
Telephone
(718) 849-4870
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City-data.com school rating
61
Students
738
Classroom Teachers (FTE)
46.8
National School Lunch
Program (NSLP) Status
No
Free lunch eligible students
568
Reduced-price lunch
eligible students
75
School district
NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #27
Charter school
No
Shared Time Indicator
No
Adult education offered
No

Ratings

This school rating compared to other nearby schools ratings:
PS/IS 113 ANTHONY J PRANZO (0.8 miles):

82
PS 60 WOODHAVEN (0.4 miles):

63
Ps 97 Forest Park School:

61
NEW YORK CITY ACADEMY FOR DISCOVERY (0.6 miles):

46
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR COLLABORATIVE HEALTHCARE (0.5 miles):

25
ACADEMY OF INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY (0.5 miles):

24
CYPRESS HILLS COLLEGIATE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (0.5 miles):

22
MULTICULTURAL HIGH SCHOOL (0.5 miles):

13
BROOKLYN LAB SCHOOL (0.5 miles):

3
Ps 97 Forest Park School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
New York:

50
New York County:

51
New York:

51
Ps 97 Forest Park School:

61

Students & Teachers


Total enrollment:
Enrollment in 2016: 738
Enrollment in 2015: 706
Enrollment in 2014: 696
Enrollment in 2013: 704
Enrollment in 2012: 721
Enrollment in 2011: 731
Enrollment in 2010: 754
Enrollment in 2009: 742
Enrollment in 2008: 715
Enrollment in 2007: 712
Enrollment in 2006: 649

Ps 97 Forest Park School - Historical enrollment


Enrollment by grade, gender and race:
(Note: Details may not add to totals. School year: 2015-2016)

GradePKKGG01G02G03G04G05UGTotal
All students401121131331161221011738
Female students20555559546343 - 349
Male students205758746259581389
American Indian/Alaska Native students - - - - 521 - 8
Asian students16162122232124 - 143
Hispanic students2488831048087731540
Black students - - 213101 - 17
White students - 864421 - 25
Two or More Races students - - 121 - 1 - 5

Enrollment by grade:
Pre-Kindergarten enrollment: 40
Kindergarten enrollment: 112
1st grade enrollment: 113
2nd grade enrollment: 133
3rd grade enrollment: 116
4th grade enrollment: 122
5th grade enrollment: 101
Ungraded enrollment: 1

Ps 97 Forest Park School - Historical enrollment by grade


Enrollment by gender:
(State average from 6,131 schools)

Female enrollment: 349 (47.3%)
Ps 97 Forest Park School:

47.3%
State:

51.1%
Male enrollment: 389 (52.7%)
Ps 97 Forest Park School:

52.7%
New York:

47.5%

Ps 97 Forest Park School - Historical enrollment by gender


Enrollment by race/ethnicity:
(State average from 1,352 schools)

American Indian/Alaska Native enrollment: 8 (1.1%)
School:

1.1%
State:

0.2%
Asian enrollment: 143 (19.4%)
Here:

19.4%
State:

4.6%
Hispanic enrollment: 540 (73.2%)
School:

73.2%
State:

9.2%
Black enrollment: 17 (2.3%)
School:

2.3%
State:

12.0%
White enrollment: 25 (3.4%)
Here:

3.4%
New York:

55.1%
Two or More Races enrollment: 5 (0.7%)
Ps 97 Forest Park School:

0.7%
State:

2.9%

Ps 97 Forest Park School - Historical enrollment by race/ethnicity


Lunch Program Eligibility:
(State average from 4,921 schools)

Free/reduced-price lunch eligible students: 643 (87.1%)
School:

87.1%
New York:

52.7%
Free lunch eligible students: 568 (77.0%)
Ps 97 Forest Park School:

77.0%
State:

45.4%
Reduced-price lunch eligible students: 75 (10.2%)
School:

10.2%
New York:

4.8%

Ps 97 Forest Park School - Lunch Program Eligibility


Average Class Size:
Average Class Size:
  • Common Branch: 29

Teachers and support:
Classroom Teachers (FTE): 46.8


Student/Teacher Ratio
Ps 97 Forest Park School:

15.8
State:

14.0
Number of teachers with fewer than three years of teaching experience: 3
Number of teachers with Master's Degree plus 30 hours or doctorate: 25

Total number of classes taught: 96


Number of full-time principals: 1
Number of full-time assistant principals: 2
Number of full-time professional staff other than teachers, principals, and asst principals: 7

Ps 97 Forest Park School - Teachers (FTE) and pupil/teacher ratio

Statewide Student Assessments


Grades 3-8 New York State Testing Program Assessments:
(State average from 2,439 schools)

The grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics assessments measure the higher learning standards that were adopted by the State Board of Regents in 2010, which more accurately reflect students' progress toward college and career readiness.
3rd Grade:

    ELA Mean Score (3rd Grade)

  • All316
  • Males309
  • Females324
  • Hispanic316
  • Asian323
  • IDEA275
ELA students tested with valid scores: 119
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 316

ELA Students scoring proficient and above:

62%
State:

43%

Students scoring at Level 1: 20%
Students scoring at Level 2: 18%
Students scoring at Level 3: 54%
Students scoring at Level 4: 8%

20%
18%
54%
8%

    MATH Mean Score (3rd Grade)

  • All327
  • Males323
  • Females331
  • Hispanic324
  • Asian343
  • IDEA293
Math students tested with valid scores: 121
Computed mean of student Math scores: 327

Math Students scoring proficient and above:

68%
State:

49%

Students scoring at Level 1: 16%
Students scoring at Level 2: 17%
Students scoring at Level 3: 26%
Students scoring at Level 4: 42%

16%
17%
26%
42%

4th Grade:

    ELA Mean Score (4th Grade)

  • All308
  • Males304
  • Females312
  • Hispanic309
  • Asian309
  • IDEA290
ELA students tested with valid scores: 106
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 308

ELA Students scoring proficient and above:

44%
State:

41%

Students scoring at Level 1: 21%
Students scoring at Level 2: 35%
Students scoring at Level 3: 31%
Students scoring at Level 4: 13%

21%
35%
31%
13%

    MATH Mean Score (4th Grade)

  • All308
  • Males311
  • Females305
  • Hispanic304
  • Asian322
  • IDEA289
Math students tested with valid scores: 105
Computed mean of student Math scores: 308

Math Students scoring proficient and above:

44%
State:

43%

Students scoring at Level 1: 20%
Students scoring at Level 2: 36%
Students scoring at Level 3: 26%
Students scoring at Level 4: 18%

20%
36%
26%
18%

    SCI Mean Score (4th Grade)

  • All84
  • Males86
  • Females83
  • Hispanic84
  • Asian86
  • IDEA82
Science students tested with valid scores: 104
Computed mean of student Science scores: 84

Science Students scoring proficient and above:

90%
State:

87%

Students scoring at Level 1: 1%
Students scoring at Level 2: 10%
Students scoring at Level 3: 27%
Students scoring at Level 4: 63%

1%
10%
27%
63%

5th Grade:

    ELA Mean Score (5th Grade)

  • All301
  • Males294
  • Females307
  • Hispanic296
  • Asian325
  • Black301
  • IDEA267
ELA students tested with valid scores: 115
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 301

ELA Students scoring proficient and above:

30%
New York:

35%

Students scoring at Level 1: 31%
Students scoring at Level 2: 38%
Students scoring at Level 3: 20%
Students scoring at Level 4: 10%

31%
38%
20%
10%

    MATH Mean Score (5th Grade)

  • All308
  • Males307
  • Females309
  • Hispanic300
  • Asian338
  • Black310
  • IDEA280
Math students tested with valid scores: 116
Computed mean of student Math scores: 308

Math Students scoring proficient and above:

35%
New York:

43%

Students scoring at Level 1: 30%
Students scoring at Level 2: 34%
Students scoring at Level 3: 23%
Students scoring at Level 4: 12%

30%
34%
23%
12%


The New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test:
Show data for

(State average from 1,219 schools)

The New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT) is designed to annually assess the English proficiency of all English language learners enrolled in Grades K-12 in New York State schools. The exam gives the State and schools important information about the English language development of English language learners (ELLs), and is part of the State's compliance with federal laws that mandate the annual assessing and tracking of English proficiency of English language learners.

Ps 97 Forest Park School - % Scoring at Expanding Level or above in NYSESLAT

Kindergarten:

    Scoring at Expanding Level or above (Kindergarten)

  • All58%
  • Males50%
  • Females65%
  • Hispanic54%
  • Asian80%
  • White60%
Students tested with valid scores: 38
Scoring at Expanding Level or above:

58%
State:

64%

Students scoring at Entering Level: 13%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 16%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 13%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 58%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 0%

13%
16%
13%
58%

1st Grade:

    Scoring at Expanding Level or above (1st Grade)

  • All34%
  • Males44%
  • Females29%
  • Hispanic31%
Students tested with valid scores: 23
Scoring at Expanding Level or above:

34%
New York:

42%

Students scoring at Entering Level: 0%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 17%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 48%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 30%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 4%

17%
48%
30%
4%

2nd Grade:

    Scoring at Expanding Level or above (2nd Grade)

  • All49%
  • Males48%
  • Females50%
  • Hispanic46%
  • IDEA50%
Students tested with valid scores: 39
Scoring at Expanding Level or above:

49%
State:

63%

Students scoring at Entering Level: 8%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 13%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 31%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 21%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 28%

8%
13%
31%
21%
28%

3rd Grade:

    Scoring at Expanding Level or above (3rd Grade)

  • All70%
  • Males65%
  • Females77%
  • Hispanic70%
  • IDEA54%
Students tested with valid scores: 30
Scoring at Expanding Level or above:

70%
State:

57%

Students scoring at Entering Level: 3%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 10%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 17%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 50%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 20%

3%
10%
17%
50%
20%

4th Grade:
Students tested with valid scores: 13
Scoring at Expanding Level or above:

85%
New York:

60%

Students scoring at Entering Level: 0%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 15%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 0%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 62%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 23%

15%
62%
23%

5th Grade:

    Scoring at Expanding Level or above (5th Grade)

  • All67%
  • Males60%
  • Females76%
  • Hispanic69%
  • IDEA33%
Students tested with valid scores: 18
Scoring at Expanding Level or above:

67%
State:

58%

Students scoring at Entering Level: 0%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 6%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 28%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 61%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 6%

6%
28%
61%
6%

Accountability


Adequate Yearly Progress:
(State average from 3,754 schools)

Elementary/Middle-Level Science:

    Elementary/Middle-Level Science - Performance Index (PI)

  • All189
  • Males193
  • Females184
  • Hispanic190
Made AYP: Yes
Met the participation criterion: Yes
Met the performance criterion: Yes

Students enrolled during the test administration period: 111
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 94%

Performance Index (PI):

189
State:

174
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 179

Elementary/Middle-Level Math:

    Elementary/Middle-Level Math - Performance Index (PI)

  • All128
  • Males128
  • Females128
  • Hispanic122
  • Asian160
  • IDEA75
Made AYP: Yes
Met the participation criterion: Yes
Met the performance criterion: Yes

Students enrolled during the test administration period: 359
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 95%

Performance Index (PI):

128
State:

114
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 103

Elementary/Middle-Level ELA:

    Elementary/Middle-Level ELA - Performance Index (PI)

  • All122
  • Males111
  • Females134
  • Hispanic120
  • Asian148
  • IDEA59
Made AYP: Yes
Met the participation criterion: Yes
Met the performance criterion: Yes

Students enrolled during the test administration period: 359
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 96%

Performance Index (PI):

122
State:

113
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 105

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