School 5

118 Lockwood Ave,

Yonkers, NY, 10701-5097

Tel: (914)376-8320
Grades: PK-8

609 students

School 5 serves 609 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
School 5 operates within the Yonkers City School District.

Overview

The student population of 609 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 609 students
School 5 Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
School 5 Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade School 5 Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 13:1
School 5 Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
8%
School 5 Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
51%
23%
School 5 Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
14%
19%
School 5 Black (1989-2012)
White
26%
48%
School 5 White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups School 5 Sch Ethnicity School 5 Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.65 0.35
School 5 Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
62%
42%
School 5 Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
10%
7%
School 5 Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,156 students has grown by 15% over five years.
School District Name Yonkers City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
39
3
Number of Students Managed 28,156 1,324
Yonkers City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $535 MM $29 MM
Yonkers City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $539 MM $29 MM
Yonkers City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,011 $21,692
Yonkers City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $22,151 $21,514
Yonkers City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Saunders Trades And 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 Students Grades
  • Yonkers Paideia School 24
    Magnet School
    50 Colin St
    Yonkers , NY , 10701
    (914)376-8640
    Magnet School
    0.3  mi  |  425  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Yonkers Saunders Trades And Technical High School
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    183 Palmer Rd
    Yonkers , NY , 10701
    (914)376-8150
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    0.4  mi  |  1177  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Yonkers Gorton High School
    Magnet School
    100 Shonnard Place
    Yonkers , NY , 10703
    (914)376-8350
    Magnet School
    0.9  mi  |  1155  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Yonkers School 17
    Magnet School
    745 Midland Ave
    Yonkers , NY , 10704
    (914)376-8345
    Magnet School
    0.9  mi  |  479  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Yonkers School 9
    Magnet School
    53 Fairview St
    Yonkers , NY , 10703
    (914)376-8325
    Magnet School
    1  mi  |  419  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Yonkers, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.56, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Yonkers is Pearls Hawthorne School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.