P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin

  • P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin serves 1,127 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher 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 58% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin's student population of 1,127 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,127 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1485 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
32%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
52%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
15%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.610.38
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #25 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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