# P.S./I.S. 268

Grades
K-8

#### Location

92-07 175 Street

Queens NY 11433

Queens NY 11433

Jamaica
(District 29)

**Trains:**F to Jamaica - 179th St

**Buses:**Q110, Q17, Q2, Q24, Q3, Q31, Q36, Q42, Q43, Q44, Q5, Q56, Q76, Q77, Q8, Q83, Q85, X64, X68

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### About the students

Enrollment

604

Asian

25.7%

Black

31.1%

Hispanic

31.5%

White

2.2%

Other

9.6%

Free or reduced priced lunch

79%

Students with disabilities

16%

English language learners

14%

### About the school

Shared campus?

No

This school is in its own building.

Uniforms required?

Yes

How crowded? (Full is 100%)

102%

Citywide Average Key

This school is

**Better****Near****Worse**than the citywide average### Attendance

Average daily attendance

95%

How many students are chronically absent?

12%

### Is this school safe?

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?

91%

How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?

18%

How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?

86%

How many teachers say their students are safe outside around this school?

87%

How many students say most students treat each other with respect?

61%

### About the leadership

Years of principal experience at this school

11.8

How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?

83%

How many teachers say the principal has a clear vision for this school?

83%

How many teachers trust the principal?

77%

### About the teachers

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?

71%

Teacher attendance

96%

How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?

86%

How many teachers think the staff collaborate to make this school run effectively?

92%

### Do parents like the school?

How many parents responded to the school survey?

64%

How many parents say they are invited to visit classrooms?

74%

How many parents say this school offers enough courses, activities and services to keep their children interested in school?

84%

Citywide Average Key

This school is

**Better****Near****Worse**than the citywide average### Test scores

How many students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?

34%

How many students scored 3-4 on the state ELA exam?

44%

### Arts offerings

This school has 4 dedicated spaces for Dance, Music, Visual arts, and an Auditorium

This school has 6 licensed arts teachers in Visual arts (part-time), Dance, Music, and Theater

### Engaging curriculum?

How many students say this school offers enough programs, classes and activities to keep them interested?

83%

How many students say they are challenged in most or all of their classes?

53%

How many students say the programs, classes and activities here encourage them to develop talent outside academics?

74%

### Are students prepared for high school?

Accelerated courses offered for high school credit

Spanish, Algebra I

How many 8th graders earn high school credit?

37%

How many graduates of this school pass all their classes in 9th grade?

93%

What high schools do most graduates attend?

John Bowne HS, Hillcrest HS, and Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education HS

Citywide Average Key

This school is

**Better****Near****Worse**than the citywide average### How does this school serve English Language Learners?

How many former English language learners score 3-4 on the State ELA exam?

50%

### How does this school serve students with disabilities?

This school offers self-contained classes

This school offers team teaching (ICT)

Average math score for ICT students

1.77

Average math score for self-contained students

2.27

Average ELA score for ICT students

1.84

Average ELA score for self-contained students

2.17

Average math score for SETSS students

2.3

Average ELA score for SETSS students

2.47

How many students say that students with disabilities are included in all activities?

76%

How many parents of students with disabilities say this school offers enough activities and services for their children's needs?

65%

How many parents of students with disabilities say this school works to achive the goals of their students' IEPs?

84%

How many parents of students with disabilities say they are satisfied with the IEP development process at this school?

73%

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