James J Ambrose School

  • James J Ambrose School serves 717 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher 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 76% (which is higher 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • James J Ambrose School's student population of 717 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students717 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James J Ambrose School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James J Ambrose School is 0.51, which is more 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#1007 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
68%
9%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
8%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
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 #26 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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