Colibri Community School

700 E 179th St
Bronx, NY 10457
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Bottom 50%
Serving 272 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Colibri Community 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 ≤20% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 272 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Colibri Community School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Colibri Community School's student population of 272 students has grown by 77% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 43% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Colibri Community 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 Colibri Community School is 0.40, 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)
#3739 out of 4093 schools
(Bottom 50%)
≤20%
55%
21-39%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
75%
29%
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Black
21%
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.40
This chart display the diversity score of Colibri Community School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
2%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Colibri Community School's ranking?
Colibri Community School is ranked #3739 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend Colibri Community School?
272 students attend Colibri Community School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Colibri Community School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Colibri Community School?
Colibri Community School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Colibri Community School offer ?
Colibri Community School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Colibri Community School part of?
Colibri Community School is part of New York City Geographic District #12 School District.
In what neighborhood is Colibri Community School located?
Colibri Community School is located in the West Bronx neighborhood of Bronx, NY. There are 61 other public schools located in West Bronx.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 272 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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