P.S. 189

2580 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 189 serves 810 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 189 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 43% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

P.S. 189 places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 189's student population of 810 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students810 students
This chart display total students of P.S. 189 by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 189
Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of P.S. 189 by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of P.S. 189 by grade.

School Comparison

P.S. 189 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. 189 is 0.10, 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
#3120 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of P.S. 189, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 189 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 189 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 189 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
Hispanic
95%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 189 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 189 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
3%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 189 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 189. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.100.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 189 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 189 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
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 189 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 # 6 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 189 is College Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is The Equity Project Charter School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York College Academy Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 447 students
    0.2 miles
    549 Audubon Ave
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 927-1841
    0.2 9-12 447
  • New York The Equity Project Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 720 students
    0.2 miles
    549 Audubon Ave-trailer 30
    New York, NY 10040
    (646) 254-6451
    0.2 K-8 720
  • New York High School For Health Careers & Sciences Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 461 students
    0.2 miles
    549 Audubon Ave
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 927-1841
    0.2 9-12 461
  • New York High School For Law & Public Service Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 540 students
    0.2 miles
    549 Audubon Ave
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 342-6130
    0.2 9-12 540
  • New York High School For Media & Communications Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 404 students
    0.2 miles
    549 Audubon Ave
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 927-1841
    0.2 9-12 404

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