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P.S./I.S. 268

Grades: K-8
92-07 175 Street
Queens NY 11433
Phone: 718-206-3240

Our Insights

P.S./I.S. 268 in Jamaica is a school serving grades Kindergarten through 8. This school is in its own building.

There is a dual-language program available in Spanish which offers instruction in both English and the target language, and is designed to make children fluent in both. It requires a separate application process. Some seats in this program may be reserved for children who speak Spanish but English speaking children are welcome to apply. The principal has been leading this school since 2003.

This school prioritizes children who live in District 29, but anyone is welcome to apply. To see if your address is in the district for this school please use our school search. For more information about school enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our New to NYC page .

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
76%
71% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
80%
84% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
56%
51% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
84%
78% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
95%
78% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
0%
2% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
88%
79% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
14.9

How do students perform academically?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
42%
54% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
42%
50% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
40%
46% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
52%
51% Citywide Average

From 2018 Middle School Directory

What high schools do most graduates attend?
John Bowne High School, Hillcrest High School, and Queens High School of Teaching, Liberal Arts and the Sciences
Accelerated courses offered for high school credit
Algebra I

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many 8th-graders earn high school credit?
42%
32% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
632
Asian
27%
Black
26%
Hispanic
33%
White
3%
Other
10%
Free or reduced priced lunch
71%
Students with disabilities
15%
English language learners
18%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
94%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
20%
23% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

Uniforms required?
No
This school offers Dual Language classes in Spanish.

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
7%
25% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
22%
22% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
15%
24% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
26%
16% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Jamaica (District 29)
Trains: F Line to Jamaica - 179th St
Buses: Q1, Q110, Q17, Q2, Q20A, Q20B, Q24, Q3, Q30, Q31, Q36, Q4, Q41, Q42, Q43, Q44-SBS, Q5, Q54, Q56, Q6, Q76, Q77, Q8, Q83, Q84, Q85, Q9, X64, X68

Contact

Principal
Lissa Grant Stewart
Parent Coordinator
Debra Simms

Other Details

Shared campus?
No
This school is in its own building.
Uniforms required?
No
Metal detectors?
No

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