P.S. 126 Dr Marjorie H Dunbar

  • P.S. 126 Dr Marjorie H Dunbar serves 571 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • 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 49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • P.S. 126 Dr Marjorie H Dunbar 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 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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P.S. 126 Dr Marjorie H Dunbar places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • P.S. 126 Dr Marjorie H Dunbar's student population of 571 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students571 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 126 Dr Marjorie H Dunbar 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 126 Dr Marjorie H Dunbar is 0.39, 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#3001 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)
49%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
Hispanic
75%
27%
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Black
23%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Diversity Score0.390.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 9 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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