P.S. 186 Walter J Damrosch School

  • P.S. 186 Walter J Damrosch School serves 664 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 186 Walter J Damrosch School's student population of 664 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students664 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 186 Walter J Damrosch School's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 186 Walter J Damrosch School is 0.54, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
54%
26%
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Black
41%
17%
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White
3%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 186 Walter J Damrosch School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.540.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 186 Walter J Damrosch School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNYC SPECIAL SCHOOLS - DISTRICT 75 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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