P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt

586 W 177th St
New York, NY 10033
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt serves 477 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt's student population of 477 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt is 0.10, 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 Testing Rank
#3776 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
Hispanic
95%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
3%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.100.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt 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 # 6 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt is Community Health Academy Of The Heights (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is School In The Square Public Charter School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York School In The Square Public Charter School Charter School
    Grades: 6-7 | 204 students
    0.2 miles
    120 Wadsworth Ave
    New York, NY 10033
    (718) 916-7683
    0.2 6-7 204
  • New York Community Health Academy Of The Heights Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 690 students
    0.3 miles
    504 W 158th St
    New York, NY 10033
    (212) 342-6600
    0.3 6-12 690
  • New York Does Puentes Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 350 students
    0.3 miles
    185 Wadsworth Ave
    New York, NY 10033
    (212) 781-1803
    0.3 K-4 350
  • New York Harbor Heights Math: 20-24% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 129 students
    0.3 miles
    306 Fort Washington Ave-rm 41
    New York, NY 10033
    (212) 568-6052
    0.3 6-8 129
  • New York I.S. 528 Bea Fuller Rodgers School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 226 students
    0.3 miles
    180 Wadsworth Ave
    New York, NY 10033
    (212) 740-4900
    0.3 6-8 226

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