Harvey Austin School #97
Harvey Austin School #97 serves 505 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Harvey Austin School #97 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 505 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 96%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in NY
- Math Proficiency: 11% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education
Harvey Austin School #97's student population of 505 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 43% over five school years.
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Students by Grade
Harvey Austin School #97 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harvey Austin School #97 is 0.50, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#4183 out of 4228 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education
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