P.S. 21 Philip H Sheridan

P.S. 21 Philip H Sheridan serves 701 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 27% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 21 Philip H Sheridan 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 student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher 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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P.S. 21 Philip H Sheridan places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 21 Philip H Sheridan's student population of 701 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students701 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 21 Philip H Sheridan 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. 21 Philip H Sheridan is 0.50, 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
#3751 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
28%
27%
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Black
65%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.500.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 21 Philip H Sheridan is Academy For Scholarship And Entrepreneurship (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Leaders Of Tomorrow (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bronx Charter School For Excellence 3 (0.2 miles away)
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