Michael J Petrides School

  • Michael J Petrides School serves 1,313 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher 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 63% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Michael J Petrides School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Michael J Petrides School's student population of 1,313 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students1,313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Michael J Petrides School is ranked within the top 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 Michael J Petrides School is 0.71, which is equal to 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#1884 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
9%
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Hispanic
24%
27%
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Black
21%
17%
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White
43%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.710.71
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Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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

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