P.S. 208 Alain L Locke

21 W 111th St
New York, NY 10026
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 208 Alain L Locke serves 127 students in grades 3-5.
P.S. 208 Alain L Locke 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 30-34% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

P.S. 208 Alain L Locke's student population of 127 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students127 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 208 Alain L Locke 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. 208 Alain L Locke is 0.55, 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
#3366 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
38%
27%
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Black
56%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 3 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 208 Alain L Locke is Central Park East High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is P.S. 108 Assemblyman Angelo Del Toro Educational Complex (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harlem Link Charter School (0.0 miles away)
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