P.S. 163 Arthur A Schomberg

  • P.S. 163 Arthur A Schomberg serves 552 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • P.S. 163 Arthur A Schomberg 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 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 57%.

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P.S. 163 Arthur A Schomberg places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • P.S. 163 Arthur A Schomberg's student population of 552 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 Students552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 163 Arthur A Schomberg 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 163 Arthur A Schomberg is 0.50, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3519 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
61%
27%
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Black
36%
18%
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White
1%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 163 Arthur A Schomberg.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.500.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 9 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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