P.S. 163 Alfred E Smith

163 W 97th St
New York, NY 10025
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
P.S. 163 Alfred E Smith serves 563 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 163 Alfred E Smith placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher 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 63% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

P.S. 163 Alfred E Smith places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 163 Alfred E Smith's student population of 563 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 163 Alfred E Smith is ranked within the top 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. 163 Alfred E Smith is 0.70, 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 Testing Rank
#1440 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
42%
27%
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Black
16%
17%
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White
31%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.700.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
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 # 3 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 163 Alfred E Smith is Edward A Reynolds West Side High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Community Action School-ms 258 (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York Community Action School-ms 258 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 222 students
    0.2 miles
    154 W 93rd St
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 678-5888
    0.2 6-8 222
  • New York Edward A Reynolds West Side High School Alternative School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 408 students
    0.2 miles
    140 W 102nd St
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 678-7300
    0.2 9-12 408
  • New York Lafayette Academy Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 140 students
    0.2 miles
    154 W 93rd St
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 222-2857
    0.2 6-8 140
  • New York Middle School 250 West Side Collaborative Middle School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 180 students
    0.2 miles
    735 W End Ave
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 866-6313
    0.2 6-8 180
  • New York P.S. 333 Manhattan School For Children Math: 65% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 755 students
    0.2 miles
    154 W 93rd St
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 222-1450
    0.2 K-8 755

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