P.S. 153 Adam Clayton Powell

  • P.S. 153 Adam Clayton Powell serves 676 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower 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 38% (which is lower 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 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 153 Adam Clayton Powell's student population of 676 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students676 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 153 Adam Clayton Powell's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 153 Adam Clayton Powell is 0.41, 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#3153 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
74%
26%
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Black
21%
17%
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White
3%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 153 Adam Clayton Powell.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.410.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 6 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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