Ella Baker School

  • Ella Baker School serves 309 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ella Baker 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Ella Baker School's student population of 309 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ella Baker 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ella Baker School is 0.71, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2283 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
38%
26%
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Black
17%
17%
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White
34%
44%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ella Baker School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.710.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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