Ps 120

Public PK, KG-5

 58-01 136th St
       Flushing, NY  11355


(718) 359-3390

District: New York City Geographic District #25

SchoolDigger Rank:
763rd of 2,201 New York Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $15,769 Help

Students who attend Ps 120 usually attend:

Middle:    Is 237
High:    John Bowne High School

Student/teacher ratio:  15.2
Number of students:  829

Racial breakdown:

Asian:
80.2%
Hispanic:
17.5%
White:
1.2%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  76%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, October 28, 2021.

*Please note that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on standardized testing and the number of schools reporting results are lower.


Performance Trends
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Compare Details Ps 120 ranks better than 65.3% of elementary schools in New York. It also ranks 19th among 24 ranked elementary schools in the New York City Geographic District #25. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 63.68. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: Asian (80.2%), Hispanic (17.5%), White (1.2%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 76% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Ps 120 is 15.2. 17 elementary schools in the New York City Geographic District #25 have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Ps 120 is $15,769. 14 elementary schools in the New York City Geographic District #25 spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Ps 120:

SchoolDigger ranks Ps 120 763rd of 2201 New York public elementary schools. (See Ps 120 in the ranking list.)

New York City Geographic District #25:

SchoolDigger ranks New York City Geographic District #25 137th of 720 New York school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Ps 120

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools NY State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 59.77 1093rd 2206 50.5%
2007 57.34 1150th 2219 48.2%
2008 52.66 1293rd 2227 41.9%
2009 48.88 1425th 2257 36.9%
2010 57.20 1108th 2263 51.0%
2011 60.95 983rd 2286 57.0%
2012 64.88 880th 2320 62.1%
2013 75.18 481st 2325 79.3%
2014 70.22 629th 2345 73.2%
2015 71.31 623rd 2352 73.5%
2016 61.13 875th 2366 63.0%
2017 55.45 1039th 2386 56.5%
2018 67.74 732nd 2395 69.4%
2019 72.82 595th 2413 75.3%
2021 63.68 763rd 2201 65.3%

Data source: test scores: NY State Education Department, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Sunday, May 26, 2019

Open Quote Very poor teaching in the fifth grade in particular. Not teaching children how to read. Very poor! Close Quote



Enrollment information for Ps 120

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 150 48 409 177 0 n/a n/a 0 784
1990 106 46 420 168 0 n/a n/a 0 740
1991 100 39 419 163 0 n/a n/a 0 721
1992 88 35 426 192 0 n/a n/a 0 741
1993 101 34 414 197 2 n/a n/a 0 748
1994 100 36 452 207 2 n/a n/a 0 797
1995 95 39 464 282 3 n/a n/a 0 883
1996 95 39 464 282 3 n/a n/a 0 883
1997 88 35 518 268 3 n/a n/a 0 912
1998 88 28 537 279 2 n/a n/a 0 934
1999 79 31 649 307 0 n/a n/a 0 1066
2000 71 26 648 339 0 n/a n/a 0 1084
2001 72 29 668 325 1 n/a n/a 0 1095
2002 63 24 695 301 3 n/a n/a 0 1086
2003 63 24 695 301 3 n/a n/a 0 1086
2004 63 29 711 256 5 n/a n/a 0 1064
2005 58 29 690 232 5 n/a n/a 0 1014
2006 54 25 690 207 6 n/a n/a 0 982
2007 35 11 647 203 2 n/a n/a 0 898
2008 33 6 589 157 3 n/a n/a 0 788
2009 30 13 608 142 1 n/a n/a 0 794
2010 30 13 654 148 0 n/a n/a 0 845
2011 28 6 704 147 0 0 0 0 885
2012 25 6 693 147 1 1 0 0 873
2013 21 5 803 141 0 1 0 0 971
2014 21 6 793 147 0 0 0 0 967
2015 19 9 860 157 0 0 0 0 1045
2016 18 8 873 157 1 0 1 0 1058
2017 7 4 905 144 1 1 6 0 1068
2018 7 5 870 144 1 1 5 0 1033
2019 9 4 826 145 1 2 6 0 993
2020 10 5 730 152 1 1 4 0 903
2021 10 4 665 145 1 1 3 0 829

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Ps 120

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 784 39.8 19.6 n/a
1990 740 42.9 17.2 n/a
1991 721 39.9 18.0 n/a
1992 741 37.4 19.8 n/a
1993 748 35.5 21.1 n/a
1994 797 36.5 21.8 n/a
1995 883 42.8 20.6 n/a
1996 883 42.8 20.6 n/a
1997 912 45.0 20.3 64.3
1998 934 48.0 19.5 68.1
1999 1066 41.0 26.0 72.1
2000 1084 57.5 18.9 86.5
2001 1095 58.8 18.6 87.4
2002 1086 n/a n/a n/a
2003 1086 n/a n/a n/a
2004 1064 n/a n/a n/a
2005 1014 n/a n/a 0
2006 982 63.0 15.6 85
2007 898 59.0 15.2 93.3
2008 788 47.0 16.8 79.8
2009 794 52.0 15.3 79.6
2010 845 49.0 17.2 n/a
2011 885 52.3 16.9 80.5
2012 873 48.0 18.1 80.4
2013 971 49.0 19.8 81.4
2014 967 54.0 17.8 92.7
2015 1045 56.0 18.6 54.6
2016 1058 56.0 18.8 49.7
2017 1068 61.4 17.3 43.4
2018 1033 64.0 16.1 74.8
2019 993 65.0 15.2 71
2020 903 58.0 15.5 74.5
2021 829 54.5 15.2 76

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Ps 120

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 784 39.8 19.6 n/a
1990 740 42.9 17.2 n/a
1991 721 39.9 18.0 n/a
1992 741 37.4 19.8 n/a
1993 748 35.5 21.1 n/a
1994 797 36.5 21.8 n/a
1995 883 42.8 20.6 n/a
1996 883 42.8 20.6 n/a
1997 912 45.0 20.3 64.3
1998 934 48.0 19.5 68.1
1999 1066 41.0 26.0 72.1
2000 1084 57.5 18.9 86.5
2001 1095 58.8 18.6 87.4
2002 1086 n/a n/a n/a
2003 1086 n/a n/a n/a
2004 1064 n/a n/a n/a
2005 1014 n/a n/a 0
2006 982 63.0 15.6 85
2007 898 59.0 15.2 93.3
2008 788 47.0 16.8 79.8
2009 794 52.0 15.3 79.6
2010 845 49.0 17.2 n/a
2011 885 52.3 16.9 80.5
2012 873 48.0 18.1 80.4
2013 971 49.0 19.8 81.4
2014 967 54.0 17.8 92.7
2015 1045 56.0 18.6 54.6
2016 1058 56.0 18.8 49.7
2017 1068 61.4 17.3 43.4
2018 1033 64.0 16.1 74.8
2019 993 65.0 15.2 71
2020 903 58.0 15.5 74.5
2021 829 54.5 15.2 76

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Ps 120

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $758 (5.5%) $12,932 (94.5%) $13,690
2020 $802 (5.4%) $13,981 (94.6%) $14,783
2021 $837 (5.3%) $14,932 (94.7%) $15,769

Data source: New York Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Ps 120

The coronavirus has had a profound impact on education in America. Learning shifted online overnight, attendance numbers dwindled, and enrollment decreased. SchoolDigger.com is making it easier for you to better assess how COVID-19 has impacted your school. Through the collection of pre-pandemic (2019) and current data, SchoolDigger.com is sharing test scores, enrollment numbers and school demographics from schools across the country – and we make it easy to see how impacted schools compare locally and statewide.

Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Ranks 595th of 2413 Elementary schoolsRanks 763rd of 2201 Elementary schools
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Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
3rd Grade English Language Arts (Ps 120)5768.3
 11.3%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts (New York City Geographic District #25)6770.4
 3.4%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts (New York)5260.4
 8.4%
3rd Grade Math (Ps 120)6778.3
 11.3%
   3rd Grade Math (New York City Geographic District #25)7176.9
 5.9%
   3rd Grade Math (New York)5452.9
 1.1%
4th Grade English Language Arts (Ps 120)5958.7
 0.3%
   4th Grade English Language Arts (New York City Geographic District #25)6570.7
 5.7%
   4th Grade English Language Arts (New York)4861.8
 13.8%
4th Grade Math (Ps 120)7260.9
 11.1%
   4th Grade Math (New York City Geographic District #25)6968.5
 0.5%
   4th Grade Math (New York)5047.3
 2.7%
5th Grade English Language Arts (Ps 120)4554.2
 9.2%
   5th Grade English Language Arts (New York City Geographic District #25)5261.8
 9.8%
   5th Grade English Language Arts (New York)3847.1
 9.1%
5th Grade Math (Ps 120)6564.6
 0.4%
   5th Grade Math (New York City Geographic District #25)6967.3
 1.7%
   5th Grade Math (New York)4642.2
 3.8%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students993829
 16.5%
African American44
American Indian11
Asian826665
 19.5%
Hispanic145145
Pacific Islander21
 50%
Two or More Races63
 50%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients71%76%
 5%




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the WNYC and the New York State Department of Health and the NY State Education Department. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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