P.S. 209

313 E 183rd St
Bronx, NY 10458
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 209 serves 259 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

P.S. 209's student population of 259 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students259 students
This chart display total students of P.S. 209 by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 209
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of P.S. 209 by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of P.S. 209 by grade.

School Comparison

The diversity score of P.S. 209 is 0.34, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 209 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 209 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
79%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 209 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
20%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 209 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 209 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 209. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.340.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 209 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 209 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 209 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #10 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 209 is Theatre Arts Production Company School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Academy For Personal Leadership And Excellence (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 9 Ryer Avenue Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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