4125 Carpenter Ave
Bronx, NY 10466
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez serves 1,135 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez placed 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%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez's student population of 1,135 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
1,135 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
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School Rankings

P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez is 0.58, which is less than 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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3433 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
42%
27%
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Black
50%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  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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2  
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 1,135 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 30%)

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