I.S. 181 Pablo Casals

I.S. 181 Pablo Casals serves 882 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 51% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
I.S. 181 Pablo Casals 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 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

I.S. 181 Pablo Casals's student population of 882 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students882 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

I.S. 181 Pablo Casals 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 I.S. 181 Pablo Casals is 0.57, 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
#2860 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
29%
27%
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Black
59%
17%
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White
4%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.570.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to I.S. 181 Pablo Casals is P.S. 176 (0.0 miles away)
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School Reviews

  2.75 out of 5  (4 reviews)
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the school has amazing learning resources.
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My daughter currently attends, and I am so disappointed. There is extensive bullying, favoritism by teachers giving students grades they did not work for in 6th grade classes. A Dean that does nothing. The teachers here call parents for sport. They don't try to solve problems when they occur.
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The teachers and staff are exceptional but the higher uppers.. Principal and vice principal like to hide truths cover-up and take sides in altercations. MS. Hudson is the best, so is MS. Dante and MS Stevens. I'm glad my son it's graduating. There is a lot of preference, though. If I could do it again, my child would not go there.
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Despite drops in several areas, the school seems to be holding its own., especially with a Principal in charge for 10 years. That shows stability.
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