Ps 79 Francis Lewis

9/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
33
Grades
PK-5
Students
1,015
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Math
66%
State avg: 43%
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English
64%
State avg: 39%
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10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
43%
White
35%
Hispanic
19%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Black
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
6%
State avg: 8%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 99%
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Neighborhood
147-27 15th Drive
Queens, NY 11357
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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