P.S. 121 Throop

2750 Throop Ave
Bronx, NY 10469
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 121 Throop serves 920 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 32% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 121 Throop 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

P.S. 121 Throop's student population of 920 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students920 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 121 Throop 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. 121 Throop is 0.59, 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
#3463 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 121 Throop and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
30%
27%
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Black
56%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.590.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 121 Throop 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 #11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 121 Throop is Astor Collegiate Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is P.S. 89 (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 97 (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx P.S. 97
    Grades: K-5 | 659 students
    0.3 miles
    1375 Mace Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 655-4446
    0.3 K-5 659
  • Bronx P.S. 89
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,550 student
    0.5 miles
    980 Mace Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 653-0835
    0.5 PK-8 1,550
  • Bronx P.S. 76 Bennington School
    Grades: K-5 | 958 students
    0.6 miles
    900 Adee Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 882-8865
    0.6 K-5 958
  • Bronx Astor Collegiate Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 470 students
    0.7 miles
    925 Astor Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 944-3418
    0.7 9-12 470
  • Bronx Bronxdale High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 456 students
    0.7 miles
    925 Astor Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 944-3655
    0.7 9-12 456

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