P.S. 12 served 513 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 18% (which was lower than the New York state average of 67%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 17% (which was lower than the New York state average of 58%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 55% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
18%
67%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 12 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
17%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 12 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
36%
17%
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White
45%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 12 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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