New York City Geographic District # 5 School District

425 W 123rd St
New York, NY 10027
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

New York City Geographic District # 5 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 8,630 students in New York City Geographic District # 5 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in New York City Geographic District # 5 School District have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the New York public school average of 56%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 63% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
28 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
8,630 Students
2,526,520 Students
# Teachers
826 Teachers
215,025 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

New York City Geographic District # 5 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 786 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 65% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
#269 out of 788 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New York City Geographic District # 5  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
59%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New York City Geographic District # 5  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
66%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York City Geographic District # 5  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
74%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of New York City Geographic District # 5  School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.63
0.72
# American Indian Students
122 Students
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
296 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
4%
10%
# Hispanic Students
3,456 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
40%
29%
# Black Students
3,900 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
45%
16%
# White Students
626 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
7%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
41 Students
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
189 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
539
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
474
173,952
# Students in 1st Grade:
491
175,866
# Students in 2nd Grade:
556
179,876
# Students in 3rd Grade:
530
179,592
# Students in 4th Grade:
538
182,761
# Students in 5th Grade:
600
184,189
# Students in 6th Grade:
579
186,528
# Students in 7th Grade:
629
191,088
# Students in 8th Grade:
621
194,752
# Students in 9th Grade:
798
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
799
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
746
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
701
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
29
36,758

Best New York City Geographic District # 5 School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Columbia Secondary School
Magnet School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
425 W 123rd St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 666-1278
Grades: 6-12
| 658 students
Rank: #22.
Frederick Douglass Academy
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2581 7th Ave
New York, NY 10039
(212) 491-4107
Grades: 6-12
| 887 students
Rank: #33.
High School Mathematics Science And Engineering At Ccny
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
240 Convent Ave
New York, NY 10031
(212) 281-6490
Grades: 9-12
| 524 students
Rank: #44.
Urban Assembly School For The Performing Arts
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
509 W 129th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 543-4460
Grades: 9-12
| 335 students
Rank: #55.
Thurgood Marshall For Learning & Social Change
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200-214 W 135th St
New York, NY 10030
(212) 283-8055
Grades: 6-12
| 520 students
Rank: #66.
Ps 133 Fred R Moore
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2121 5th Ave
New York, NY 10037
(212) 690-5936
Grades: PK-5
| 197 students
Rank: #77.
Urban Assembly School For Global Commerce
Vocational School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2005 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10035
(212) 831-5201
Grades: 9-12
| 180 students
Rank: #88.
Eagle For Young Men Of Harlem
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6 Edgecombe Ave
New York, NY 10030
(212) 694-6051
Grades: 6-12
| 271 students
Rank: #99.
Mott Hall High School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6 Edgecombe Ave
New York, NY 10030
(212) 694-6020
Grades: 9-12
| 195 students
Rank: #1010.
Ps 129 John H Finley
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
425 W 130th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 690-5932
Grades: PK-8
| 248 students
Rank: #1111.
Ps 92 Mary Mcleod Bethune
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
222 W 134th St
New York, NY 10030
(212) 690-5915
Grades: PK-5
| 207 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Ps 125 Ralph Bunche
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
425 W 123rd St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 666-6400
Grades: PK-5
| 261 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Ps 36 Margaret Douglas
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
123 Morningside Dr
New York, NY 10027
(212) 690-5807
Grades: PK-5
| 289 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Seed Harlem
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
425 W 130th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 769-7500
Grades: 6-7
| 138 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Thurgood Marshall Lower School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
276 W 151st St
New York, NY 10039
(212) 368-8731
Grades: K-5
| 181 students
Rank: #1616.
Ps 175 Henry H Garnet
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
175 W 134th St
New York, NY 10030
(212) 283-0426
Grades: PK-5
| 284 students
Rank: #1717.
Teachers College Community School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
223 W 132nd St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 316-8080
Grades: PK-8
| 344 students
Rank: #1818.
New Design Middle School
(Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
625 W 133rd St
New York, NY 10031
(212) 281-6339
Grades: 6-8
| 111 students
Rank: #1919.
Harlem Renaissance High School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
22 E 128th St
New York, NY 10035
(212) 996-3795
Grades: 9-12
| 155 students
Rank: #2020.
Ps 46 Arthur Tappan
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2987 Frederick Douglas Blvd
New York, NY 10039
(212) 360-1519
Grades: PK-8
| 462 students
Rank: #2121.
Ps 161 Pedro Albizu Campos
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
499 W 133rd St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 690-5945
Grades: K-8
| 613 students
Rank: #2222.
Ps 30 Hernandez/hughes
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
144-176 E 128th St
New York, NY 10035
(212) 876-1825
Grades: PK-5
| 168 students
Rank: #2323.
Ps 154 Harriet Tubman
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
250 W 127th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 864-2400
Grades: PK-5
| 226 students
Rank: #2424.
Ps 123 Mahalia Jackson
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
301 W 140th St
New York, NY 10030
(212) 342-6200
Grades: PK-8
| 420 students
Rank: #2525.
Ps 197 John B Russwurm
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2230 5th Ave
New York, NY 10037
(212) 690-5960
Grades: PK-5
| 220 students
Rank: #2626.
Urban Assembly For Future Leaders
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
509 W 129th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 543-4960
Grades: 6-8
| 78 students
Rank: #2727.
Ps 200 James Mccune Smith School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2589 7th Ave
New York, NY 10039
(212) 491-6636
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #2828.
Ps 194 Countee Cullen
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
244 W 144th St
New York, NY 10030
(212) 690-5954
Grades: PK-5
| 155 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to New York City Geographic District # 5 School District?
New York City Geographic District # 5 School District manages 28 public schools serving 8,630 students.
What is the rank of New York City Geographic District # 5 School District?
New York City Geographic District # 5 School District is ranked #240 out of 786 school districts in New York (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New York school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in New York City Geographic District # 5 School District?
45% of New York City Geographic District # 5 School District students are Black, 40% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of New York City Geographic District # 5 School District?
New York City Geographic District # 5 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 12:1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 28 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 8,630 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 74% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 59% (Top 50%)
  • : 66% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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