P.S. 212

Grades: PK-8

478 students

P.S. 212 serves 478 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
P.S. 212 operates within the New York City School District.

Overview

The student population of 478 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 478 students
P.S. 212 Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
P.S. 212 Total Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade P.S. 212 Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 13:1 13:1
P.S. 212 Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
American Indian
2%
1%
P.S. 212 American Indian Students (2011-2013)
Hispanic
56%
24%
P.S. 212 Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
41%
19%
P.S. 212 Black Students (2006-2013)
White
1%
47%
P.S. 212 White Students (2006-2013)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 212 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.
0.52 0.36
P.S. 212 Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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.
73%
41%
P.S. 212 Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
1%
7%
P.S. 212 Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,484 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name New York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
3
Number of Students Managed 26,484 1,015
New York City School District Students Managed (2004-2013)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bronx Career And College Preparatory High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bronx Latin School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Urban Scholars Community School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BronxP.S. 198
    1180 Tinton Ave
    BronxNY 10456
    (718)842-5656
    0 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • BronxUrban Scholars Community School
    1180 Tinton Ave
    BronxNY 10456
    (718)842-8133
    0 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 304 students                      
  • BronxBronx Career And College Preparatory High School
    800 Home St
    BronxNY 10456
    (718)542-4011
    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 301 students                      
  • BronxBronx Latin School
    800 Home St
    BronxNY 10456
    (718)991-6349
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 443 students                      
  • BronxNew Day Academy
    800 Home St
    BronxNY 10456
    (718)542-1155
    0.1 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 73 students                      

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