Matilda Avenue School

4520 Matilda Ave
Bronx, NY 10470
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Matilda Avenue School serves 124 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Matilda Avenue School's student population of 124 students has grown by 195% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 233% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students124 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Matilda Avenue School is 0.68, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
34%
27%
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Black
45%
17%
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White
9%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.680.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 and middle school to Matilda Avenue School is Yonkers Montessori Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 16 Wakefield (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx P.S. 16 Wakefield Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
    0.1 miles
    4550 Carpenter Ave
    Bronx, NY 10470
    (718) 324-1262
    0.1 PK-5 358
  • Bronx P.S. 87 Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 587 students
    0.6 miles
    1935 Bussing Ave
    Bronx, NY 10466
    (718) 324-5188
    0.6 K-5 587
  • Yonkers Yonkers Montessori Academy Magnet School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,388 student
    0.6 miles
    160 Woodlawn Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10704
    (914) 376-8540
    0.6 PK-12 1,388
  • Bronx P.S. 19 Judith K Weiss Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 511 students
    0.7 miles
    4318 Katonah Ave
    Bronx, NY 10470
    (718) 324-1924
    0.7 K-8 511
  • Mount Vernon Grimes School Math: 26% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 387 students
    0.8 miles
    58 S 10th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5020
    0.8 K-6 387

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