P.S. 18 John G Whittier

221 Broadway
Staten Island, NY 10310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 18 John G Whittier serves 568 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower 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 35% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 18 John G Whittier 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

P.S. 18 John G Whittier places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 18 John G Whittier's student population of 568 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 18 John G Whittier 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. 18 John G Whittier is 0.61, 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
#3444 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
44%
27%
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Black
45%
17%
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White
4%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.610.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #31 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 18 John G Whittier is Port Richmond High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is I.S. 27 Anning S Prall (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Staten Island I.S. 27 Anning S Prall
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,001 student
    0.5 miles
    11 Clove Lake Pl
    Staten Island, NY 10310
    (718) 981-8800
    0.5 6-8 1,001
  • Staten Island P.S. 19 Curtis School
    Grades: PK-5 | 594 students
    0.6 miles
    780 Post Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10310
    (718) 442-3860
    0.6 PK-5 594
  • Staten Island P.S. 45 John Tyler
    Grades: PK-5 | 862 students
    0.7 miles
    58 Lawrence Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10310
    (718) 442-6123
    0.7 PK-5 862
  • Staten Island P.S. 20 Port Richmond
    Grades: K-5 | 455 students
    0.8 miles
    161 Park Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10302
    (718) 442-4110
    0.8 K-5 455
  • Staten Island I.S. 61 William A Morris
    Grades: 6-8 | 982 students
    1.0 miles
    445 Castleton Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    (718) 727-8481
    1.0 6-8 982

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