P.S. 2 Alfred Zimberg

  • P.S. 2 Alfred Zimberg serves 591 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (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 58% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • P.S. 2 Alfred Zimberg placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% 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. 2 Alfred Zimberg's student population of 591 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 2 Alfred Zimberg is ranked within the top 50% 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 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 2 Alfred Zimberg is 0.67, 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#1628 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
19%
9%
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Hispanic
38%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 2 Alfred Zimberg and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
17%
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White
40%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 2 Alfred Zimberg.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.670.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 2 Alfred Zimberg 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
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 2 Alfred Zimberg 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 District #30 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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