P.S. 179

  • P.S. 179 serves 358 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 20-24% (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.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 179's student population of 358 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students358 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of P.S. 179
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of P.S. 179 by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3611 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 179 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 179 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 179 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in P.S. 179 and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 179 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
85%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 179 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
13%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 179 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 179 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in P.S. 179 and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 179.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.260.39
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 179 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 179 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 179 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 7 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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