P.S. 17 Henry David Thoreau School (Closed 2018)

P.S. 17 Henry David Thoreau School served 742 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students742 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
19%
9%
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Hispanic
56%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 17 Henry David Thoreau School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
10%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 17 Henry David Thoreau School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
15%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 17 Henry David Thoreau School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 17 Henry David Thoreau School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #30 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 17 Henry David Thoreau School is Young Womens Leadership School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is 30th Avenue School (0.0 miles away)
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