P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway

  • P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway serves 957 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (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 80% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway's student population of 957 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students957 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. 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#788 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway 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)
80%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway 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 Ratio18:114:1
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Asian
38%
9%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
40%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.680.38
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway 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
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway 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 #28 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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