Gordon Parks School

  • Gordon Parks School serves 707 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (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 45% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.

School Overview

  • Gordon Parks School's student population of 707 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students707 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gordon Parks School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gordon Parks School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#2870 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
n/a
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gordon Parks School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.040.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #29 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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