P.S. 212

1180 Tinton Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 212 serves 441 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (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 19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 212 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 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

P.S. 212's student population of 441 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students441 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 212
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of P.S. 212 by grade.

School Comparison

P.S. 212 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. 212 is 0.49, 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
#4140 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 212 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 212 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 212 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
62%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 212 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
36%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 212 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
43%
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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. 212. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.490.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 212 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 212 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 #12 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 212 is Bronx Career And College Preparatory High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bronx Latin School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Urban Scholars Community School (0.0 miles away)
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