Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School

250 Gramatan Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 359 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School's student population of 359 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#2904 out of 4093 schools
(Bottom 50%)
30-34%
55%
50-54%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
11:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
41%
29%
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Black
49%
16%
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White
7%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
51%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School's ranking?
Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School is ranked #2904 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School?
359 students attend Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School students are Black, 41% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School offer ?
Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School part of?
Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School is part of Mount Vernon School District.
In what neighborhood is Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School located?
Nelson Mandela/dr Hosa Zollicoffer School is located in the North Side neighborhood of Mount Vernon, NY. There are 7 other public schools located in North Side.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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