Cecil H Parker School

461 S 6th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 279 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Cecil H Parker School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Cecil H Parker School's student population of 279 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Cecil H Parker School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cecil H Parker School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3902 out of 4093 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
55%
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30-34%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
14%
29%
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Black
82%
16%
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White
n/a
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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0.31
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cecil H Parker School's ranking?
Cecil H Parker School is ranked #3902 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Cecil H Parker School often compared to?
Cecil H Parker Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hamilton School, John Paulding School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend Cecil H Parker School?
279 students attend Cecil H Parker School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Cecil H Parker School students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cecil H Parker School?
Cecil H Parker School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Cecil H Parker School offer ?
Cecil H Parker School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Cecil H Parker School part of?
Cecil H Parker School is part of Mount Vernon School District.
In what neighborhood is Cecil H Parker School located?
Cecil H Parker School is located in the South Side neighborhood of Mount Vernon, NY. There are 7 other public schools located in South Side.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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