P.S. 215 Morris H Weiss

  • P.S. 215 Morris H Weiss serves 886 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (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 58% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 215 Morris H Weiss's student population of 886 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students886 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 215 Morris H Weiss's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 215 Morris H Weiss is 0.66, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1454 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
23%
9%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
47%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 215 Morris H Weiss.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.660.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #21 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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