P.S. 205 Clarion

  • P.S. 205 Clarion serves 1,249 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (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 53% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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P.S. 205 Clarion places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • P.S. 205 Clarion's student population of 1,249 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 205 Clarion's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 205 Clarion is 0.58, 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#1632 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
59%
9%
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Hispanic
19%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
21%
44%
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Diversity Score0.580.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #20 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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