I.S. 51 Edwin Markham

20 Houston St
Staten Island, NY 10302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
I.S. 51 Edwin Markham serves 1,311 students in grades 6-8.
I.S. 51 Edwin Markham 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 36% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) 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 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

I.S. 51 Edwin Markham places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

I.S. 51 Edwin Markham's student population of 1,311 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

I.S. 51 Edwin Markham 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. 51 Edwin Markham is 0.69, 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
#3438 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
44%
27%
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Black
23%
17%
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White
26%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.690.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #31 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to I.S. 51 Edwin Markham is Port Richmond High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John W Lavelle Preparatory Charter School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Port Richmond School For Visionary Learning (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Staten Island Port Richmond School For Visionary Learning
    Grades: PK-1 | 153 students
    0.2 miles
    1625 Forest Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10302
    (718) 816-3377
    0.2 PK-1 153
  • Staten Island P.S. 22 Graniteville Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 967 students
    0.4 miles
    1860 Forest Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10303
    (718) 442-2219
    0.4 PK-5 967
  • Staten Island P.S. 21 Margaret Emery-elm Park Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 364 students
    0.6 miles
    168 Hooker Pl
    Staten Island, NY 10302
    (718) 816-3300
    0.6 K-5 364
  • Staten Island P.S. 30 Westerleigh Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 827 students
    0.7 miles
    200 Wardwell Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10314
    (718) 442-0462
    0.7 PK-5 827
  • Staten Island Port Richmond High School Math: 84% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,541 student
    0.8 miles
    85 St Josephs Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10302
    (718) 420-2100
    0.8 9-12 1,541

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