P.S. 2

  • P.S. 2 serves 309 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • P.S. 2 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • P.S. 2's student population of 309 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students309 students
This chart display total students of P.S. 2 by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of P.S. 2
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of P.S. 2 by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of P.S. 2 by grade.

School Comparison

  • P.S. 2 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 2 is 0.65, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3850 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 2 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 2 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 2 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 2 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 2 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
50%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 2 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
23%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 2 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in P.S. 2 and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 2.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.650.38
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 2 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 2 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 2 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTroy City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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    (518)273-1422
    0.6 PK-12 338
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    1.0 miles
    412 Hoosick St
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    (518)328-5501
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  • Troy Troy Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 815 students
    1.2 miles
    1976 Burdett Ave
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  • Troy Knickerbacker Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 490 students
    1.3 miles
    320 7th Ave
    Troy, NY 12182
    (518)233-6811
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  • Troy Lansingburgh Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 736 students
    1.3 miles
    320 7th Ave
    Troy, NY 12182
    (518)233-6806
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