P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly

  • P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly serves 232 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly's student population of 232 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students232 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#3978 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
70%
26%
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Black
29%
17%
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White
1%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.430.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #14 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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PS 16 has a dedicated staff that works hard and are there at the crack of dawn to make sure the day runs smoothly and the instruction is rigorous!! The school offers a wide range of programs from chess, ballroom dancing, as well as instruments and crochet club, at lets not forget the choir and basketball! it's a small school with a home like environment!!,
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