P.S. 212

  • P.S. 212 serves 810 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (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 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 212's student population of 810 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students810 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1886 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
50%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 212 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
27%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
62%
26%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
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 2014-15 school year data.
White
11%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 212 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.540.39
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 212 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #30 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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