School 5

118 Lockwood Ave

Yonkers, NY 10701-5097

Tel: (914)376-8320
Grades PK-8
660 students
School 5 serves 660 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
School 5 operates within the Yonkers City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 660 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 660 students
School 5 Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % School 5 Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
School 5 Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade School 5 Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 14:1
School 5 Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
5%
9%
School 5 Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
59%
25%
School 5 Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
13%
18%
School 5 Black Students (1989-2014)
White
22%
46%
School 5 White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
1%
School 5 Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups School 5 All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.36
School 5 Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
42%
School 5 Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
School 5 Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,176 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $20,856 is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $21,559 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Yonkers City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
39
2
Number of Students Managed 26,176 926
Yonkers City   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $521 MM $29 MM
Yonkers City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $538 MM $30 MM
Yonkers City   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $20,856 $23,859
Yonkers City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $21,559 $24,841
Yonkers City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Saunders Trades & Technical High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Yonkers Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paideia School 24 (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • YonkersPaideia School 24
    Magnet School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 454 students50 Colin St
    YonkersNY 10701
    (914)376-8640
    0.3PK-6454
  • YonkersSaunders Trades & Technical High School
    Magnet School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1191 students183 Palmer Rd
    YonkersNY 10701
    (914)376-8150
    0.49-121191
  • YonkersGorton High School
    Magnet School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 984 students100 Shonnard Place
    YonkersNY 10703
    (914)376-8350
    0.99-12984
  • YonkersSchool 17
    Magnet School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 553 students745 Midland Ave
    YonkersNY 10704
    (914)376-8345
    0.9PK-6553
  • YonkersSchool 9
    Magnet School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 380 students53 Fairview St
    YonkersNY 10703
    (914)376-8325
    1PK-6380

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