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Jamaica Gateway To The Sciences
This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More have about average college readiness measures, take about the same advanced courses per student as the state average, and this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
4/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like,... More and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
16%
State avg: 31%
English
69%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
7%
State avg: 22%
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Equity
5/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
43%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
41%
Hispanic
11%
White
2%
Two or more races
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
2%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
381 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
60%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood
167-01 Gothic Drive
Queens, NY 11432
PRINCIPAL - MS. CAREN BIRCHWOOD-TAYLOR - Principal
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Last modified: June 28, 2017
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