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The 30th Avenue School

Grades: K-8
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28-37 29th Street
Queens NY 11102
Phone: 718-726-0501

Our Insights

The 30th Avenue School in Astoria is a neighborhood school serving grades Kindergarten through 8. This school shares the building with PS 17.

This is a school where children who enter with low, middle and high test scores will do well, as compared to other schools in the city. This school offers gifted classes through the Gifted and Talented program, which require a separate admissions process explained here. The principal has been leading this school since 2015.

This school prioritizes children who live in District 30, but anyone is welcome to apply. Type your address into our school search to see if your child has priority. For more information about school enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our New to NYC page. If you are a parent or staff member, please tell us more about the school in our Comments Section.

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
59%
71% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
91%
84% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
14%
51% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
67%
78% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
93%
79% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
0%
2% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
42%
79% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
3.1

How do students perform academically?

From 2019 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
98%
53% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
95%
50% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
97%
46% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
98%
51% Citywide Average

From 2021 Middle School Directory

Accelerated courses offered for high school credit
Algebra I, Living Environment, Spanish

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many 8th-graders earn high school credit?
98%
32% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2019-20 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
524
Asian
47%
Black
4%
Hispanic
10%
White
30%
Other
10%
Free or reduced priced lunch
25%
Students with disabilities
5%
English language learners
2%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
97%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
5%
23% Citywide Average

From 2020 School Directories

Uniforms required?
Yes


For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Contact & Location

Location

Astoria (District 30)
Trains: N Line, Q Line to 30 Ave-Grand Ave
Buses: M60-SBS, Q100, Q102, Q104, Q18, Q19, Q69

Contact

Principal
Sonita Ramkishun
Parent Coordinator
Jennifer Lando

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the building with PS 17
Uniforms required?
Yes
Metal detectors?
No

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