P.S. 186 Castlewood

  • P.S. 186 Castlewood serves 384 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher 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 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • P.S. 186 Castlewood placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

P.S. 186 Castlewood places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • P.S. 186 Castlewood's student population of 384 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 186 Castlewood is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 186 Castlewood is 0.74, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#955 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
34%
9%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
13%
17%
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White
30%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.740.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #26 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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