Edward Williams School

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9 Union Ln
Mount Vernon, NY 10553
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Edward Williams School serves 436 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Edward Williams 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 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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

Edward Williams School's student population of 436 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Edward Williams 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 Edward Williams School is 0.37, 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
#4038 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
19%
27%
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Black
77%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.370.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Edward Williams School is Benjamin Turner Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cecil H Parker School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Vernon Cecil H Parker School
    Grades: PK-6 | 315 students
    0.4 miles
    461 S 6th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5040
    0.4 PK-6 315
  • Mount Vernon Benjamin Turner Middle School
    Grades: 6-9 | 583 students
    0.5 miles
    624 S 3rd Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5150
    0.5 6-9 583
  • Mount Vernon Graham School
    Grades: PK-8 | 482 students
    0.5 miles
    421 E 5th St
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914) 665-2800
    0.5 PK-8 482
  • Mount Vernon Rebecca Turner Elemtnary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
    0.5 miles
    625 S 4th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5100
    0.5 PK-5 291
  • 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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