Cynthia Jenkins School

179-37 137th Avenue, Queens, NY 11434
(718) 528-5399
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 549 students 16 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

25%
32%
23%
42%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

27%
33%
23%
43%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

12%
30%
12%
40%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cynthia Jenkins School is a public elementary school in New York. The principal of Cynthia Jenkins School is PRINCIPAL - MS. BEVERLY MITCHELL and can be contacted at bmitche2@schools.nyc.gov. 549 students go to Cynthia Jenkins School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 2% of the Cynthia Jenkins School students are "limited in English proficiency." 71% of the 549 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Cynthia Jenkins School is 16:1. Ps 15 Jackie Robinson is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Dance

Sports

  • Cheerleading

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 91% %
Hispanic 7% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% %
White, non-Hispanic 1% %
Asian 0.2% %
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 71% None%
Limited English proficiency 2% None%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    this school is a pretty decent school. my child came in struggling with his school work and all the teachers put in that extra work with him to bring him up to state level. my child did exceptionally well on the state board exams and graduated on the honor roll. The teachers are very caring.

  • (6 years ago)

    I am a kid and i went to that school and that school is the worse place to go. Fights everyday poor learning and the kids don't even listen to the teacher or the principal. If you go the for a day unexpected you will find out how that school is. So if you want your child to have a good education DO NOT put them in this school.

  • (7 years ago)

    This school has hardworking teachers. The staff is dedicated but there needs to be more programs to enhance the overall development of the students. The curriculum should be more diversified to cater to the needs of the students.

  • (9 years ago)

    This school is an improving school. It now has a new Principal and Assistant Principal. Once giving a chance I am sure these ladies can help improve the school. However there are not alot of extracurricular activites. There needs to be more parent involvement with in the school. Parents need to attend more Parent Association meetings and workshops that are provided with in the school. If there were more parent involvement and community donations to the school then there could be more programs for the students. The afterschool program that is now presently being used will help to raise the test scores.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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