New York City Geographic District # 8 School District

601 Stickball Blvd
Bronx, NY 10473
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

New York City Geographic District # 8 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public preschools serving 10,366 students in New York City Geographic District # 8 School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in New York.
Public Preschools in New York City Geographic District # 8 School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the New York public pre school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public preschool average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
51 Schools
1,504 Schools
# Students
22,794 Students
655,274 Students
# Teachers
1,970 Teachers
54,553 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

New York City Geographic District # 8 School District, which is ranked #881 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 54% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#891 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New York City Geographic District # 8  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
27%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New York City Geographic District # 8  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 2021-22 school year data.
35%
49%
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 # 8  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 2021-22 school year data.
71%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of New York City Geographic District # 8  School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.53
0.74
# American Indian Students
277 Students
6,637 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,568 Students
71,614 Students
% Asian Students
7%
11%
# Hispanic Students
14,955 Students
198,182 Students
% Hispanic Students
66%
30%
# Black Students
4,507 Students
114,936 Students
% Black Students
20%
18%
# White Students
1,241 Students
241,456 Students
% White Students
5%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
95 Students
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
151 Students
20,632 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,133
56,249
# Students in K Grade:
1,484
94,653
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,607
91,142
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,646
90,629
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,684
84,914
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,749
85,360
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,810
81,136
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,821
24,598
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,926
14,630
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,846
14,714
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,648
2,863
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,518
2,713
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,533
2,512
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,326
2,377
# Ungraded Students:
63
6,784

Best New York City Geographic District # 8 School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ps 304 Early Childhood School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2750 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
(718) 822-5307
Grades: PK-5
| 505 students
Rank: #22.
Ps 14 Senator John Calandra
(Math: 40% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3041 Bruckner Blvd
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 822-5341
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
Rank: #33.
Bronx Delta School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
650 Hollywood Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
(516) 319-7147
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #44.
Ps 36 Unionport
(Math: 37% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1070 Castle Hill Ave
Bronx, NY 10472
(718) 822-5345
Grades: PK-5
| 693 students
Rank: #55.
Ps 583
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1028 White Plains Rd
Bronx, NY 10472
(929) 348-4960
Grades: PK-4
| 372 students
Rank: #66.
Dr Emmett W Bassett School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1075 Pugsley Ave
Bronx, NY 10472
(718) 822-5198
Grades: PK-5
| 565 students
Rank: #77.
Ps 75 School Of Research And Discovery
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
984 Faile St
Bronx, NY 10459
(718) 860-1630
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #88.
Ps 72 Dr William Dorney
(Math: 27% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2951 Dewey Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
(718) 822-5311
Grades: PK-5
| 624 students
Rank: #99.
Ps 69 Journey Prep School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
560 Theriot Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 378-4736
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Ps 130 Abram Stevens Hewitt
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
750 Prospect Ave
Bronx, NY 10455
(718) 665-0962
Grades: PK-5
| 305 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Ps 140 Eagle School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
916 Eagle Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(718) 585-1205
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
Rank: #1212.
Ps 138 Samuel Randall
(Math: 18% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2060 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 822-5325
Grades: PK-5
| 516 students
Rank: #1313.
Ps 152 Evergreen
(Math: 20% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1007 Evergreen Ave
Bronx, NY 10472
(718) 589-4560
Grades: PK-5
| 717 students
Rank: #1414.
Ps 182
(Math: 19% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Stickball Blvd
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 828-6607
Grades: PK-5
| 516 students
Rank: #1515.
Ps 146 Edward Collins
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
968 Cauldwell Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(718) 378-9664
Grades: PK-5
| 336 students
Rank: #1616.
Ps 100 Isaac Clason
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Taylor Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 842-1461
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #1717.
Ps 93 Albert G Oliver
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1535 Story Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 430-1700
Grades: PK-5
| 353 students
Rank: #1818.
Ps 107
(Math: 17% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1695 Seward Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 860-8760
Grades: PK-5
| 485 students
Rank: #1919.
Ps 62 Inocensio Casanova
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
660 Fox St
Bronx, NY 10455
(718) 585-1617
Grades: PK-5
| 512 students
Rank: #2020.
Ps 48 Joseph R Drake
(Math: 7% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1290 Spofford Ave
Bronx, NY 10474
(718) 589-4312
Grades: PK-5
| 500 students
Rank: #2121.
Longwood Of Discovery
(Math: 5% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
888 Rev J A Polite Ave
Bronx, NY 10459
(718) 860-3313
Grades: PK-5
| 546 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 51 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 22,794 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 71% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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