P.S. 270 Johann Dekalb

  • P.S. 270 Johann Dekalb serves 136 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is lower 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 20-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • P.S. 270 Johann Dekalb 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 270 Johann Dekalb's student population of 136 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students136 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 270 Johann Dekalb 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 270 Johann Dekalb is 0.43, 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#3394 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
72%
17%
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White
n/a
44%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.430.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #13 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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