P.S. 16 Wakefield
P.S. 16 Wakefield places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:
- Category Attribute
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 10%)
P.S. 16 Wakefield's student population of 358 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-5|
|Total Students||358 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||27 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
P.S. 16 Wakefield 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 diversity score of P.S. 16 Wakefield is 0.65, 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||This School||State Level (NY)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#3332 out of 4239 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1||13:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||New York City Geographic District #11 School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school and middle school to P.S. 16 Wakefield is Yonkers Montessori Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Matilda Avenue School (0.1 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Bronx Matilda Avenue School Grades: K-2 | 124 students
4520 Matilda Ave
Bronx, NY 10470
(718) 325-4360 0.1 K-2 124
- Yonkers Yonkers Montessori Academy Grades: PK-12 | 1,388 student
160 Woodlawn Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704
(914) 376-8540 0.6 PK-12 1,388
- Mount Vernon Grimes School Grades: K-6 | 387 students
58 S 10th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
(914) 665-5020 0.8 K-6 387
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