P.S. 156 Waverly

  • P.S. 156 Waverly serves 706 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 23% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • P.S. 156 Waverly 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 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.

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P.S. 156 Waverly places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • P.S. 156 Waverly's student population of 706 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students706 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 156 Waverly 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 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 156 Waverly is 0.30, 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#3922 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
18%
26%
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Black
79%
17%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.300.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #23 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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