P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth
P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth serves 238 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).
P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth's student population of 238 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth is 0.54, 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 Data
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3815 out of 4228 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education
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