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P.S. 280

Grades: K-5
34-20 94th Street
Queens NY 11372
Phone: 718-424-9031

Our Insights

P.S. 280 in Jackson Heights is a neighborhood school serving grades Kindergarten through 5. 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 2012.

This school prioritizes children who live in the school zone, but anyone is welcome to apply. Type your address into our school search to see your zoned school. For more information about zoned school enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our New to NYC page and see the "Zoned Schools and other options" section.

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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?
94%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
91%
81% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
85%
83% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
0%
1% 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?
71%
80% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
6.1

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?
51%
51% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
46%
49% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
575
Asian
7%
Black
1%
Hispanic
90%
White
1%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
94%
Students with disabilities
17%
English language learners
34%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
95%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
14%
25% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

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?
18%
28% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
11%
23% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
21%
28% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
14%
17% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Jackson Heights (District 30)
Trains: 7 Line to 90th St - Elmhurst Ave
Buses: Q23, Q49, Q66, Q72

Contact

Principal
Lisa Hidalgo
Parent Coordinator
Marco Dominguez

Other Details

Shared campus?
No
This school is in its own building.

Zone for the 2019-2020 school year. Call school to confirm.

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