P.S. 109

  • P.S. 109 serves 685 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (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 35% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • P.S. 109 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 109's student population of 685 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students685 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 109 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 109 is 0.34, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3256 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 109 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
80%
17%
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White
3%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 109.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.340.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 109 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #22 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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