P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez

  • P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez serves 1,190 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez's student population of 1,190 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students1,190 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3645 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
39%
26%
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Black
54%
17%
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White
3%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.560.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #11 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I used go to this school back in 1971 1972 1973 is we graduate from this school to jhs is 144 michagelo i give this school ps 103 5 stars the best school me and my friends went to many many many year ago the teachers we had back in 1971 1972 1973 was great we learn the teachers didn''t play with us i miss the good old days
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Not satisfied with the progress of this school at all, they are very disorganized and not a very safe environment, not enough staff.
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