Cecil H Parker School

461 S 6th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Cecil H Parker School serves 315 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Cecil H Parker School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Cecil H Parker School's student population of 315 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Cecil H Parker School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cecil H Parker School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3499 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
27%
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Black
85%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.270.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Vernon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Cecil H Parker School is Benjamin Turner Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rebecca Turner Elemtnary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Vernon Rebecca Turner Elemtnary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
    0.3 miles
    625 S 4th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5100
    0.3 PK-5 291
  • Mount Vernon Benjamin Turner Middle School
    Grades: 6-9 | 583 students
    0.4 miles
    624 S 3rd Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5150
    0.4 6-9 583
  • Mount Vernon Edward Williams School
    Grades: PK-6 | 436 students
    0.4 miles
    9 Union Ln
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914) 665-5070
    0.4 PK-6 436
  • Bronx P.S. 68
    Grades: PK-5 | 677 students
    0.6 miles
    4011 Monticello Ave
    Bronx, NY 10466
    (718) 324-2854
    0.6 PK-5 677
  • Mount Vernon Grimes School
    Grades: K-6 | 387 students
    0.7 miles
    58 S 10th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5020
    0.7 K-6 387

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