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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
New York City Geographic District No. 28 is an above average, public school district located in Jamaica, NY. It has 41,465 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 57% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.

New York City Geographic District No. 28 Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
57%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1140
3,760 responses
Average ACT
26
293 responses

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
41,465
Free or Reduced Lunch
66.7%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,654
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.3%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
Data Not Available
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    D+
Median Household Income
$60,938
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,404
National
$949
Median Home Value
$416,607
National
$184,700

New York City Geographic District No. 28 Reviews

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There’s a very diverse student body at my school that allows for everyone’s voice to be heard. Clubs/Activities could be more expansive! Teachers are extremely friendly and helpful towards students.
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I like that the staff members are very involved in getting every kid into college. In addition, the teachers teach their students very well which is why I put 5 stars for academics. This district is also very diverse. There is a variety of clubs or activities to be a part of. Overall, this district is good.
Very helpful! Effective education system. I am fan of the way the teachers teach. I think their methods are very helpful.