P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School

  • P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School serves 1,261 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (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 50% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School's student population of 1,261 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students1,261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School is 0.58, 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#1751 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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Asian
9%
9%
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Hispanic
46%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
45%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.580.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School 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
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School 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 #24 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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