P.S. 277

519 St Anns Ave
Bronx, NY 10454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 277 serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 277 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower 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).

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P.S. 277 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 277's student population of 484 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students484 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 277
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of P.S. 277 by grade.

School Rankings

P.S. 277 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 277 is 0.41, 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
#3589 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 277 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 277 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in P.S. 277 and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 277 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
74%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 277 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
22%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 277 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. 277. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.410.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 277 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 277 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 277 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 # 7 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 277 is University Prep Charter High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Knowledge And Power Preparatory Academy - Kappa Vii (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Knowledge And Power Preparatory Academy - Kappa Vii Math: 12% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 279 students
    0.1 miles
    600 Saint Ann's Ave
    Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 742-2900
    0.1 6-8 279
  • Bronx University Prep Charter High School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 435 students
    0.1 miles
    600 St Ann's Ave
    Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 585-0560
    0.1 9-12 435
  • Bronx Crotona Academy High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 130 students
    0.2 miles
    1211 Southern Blvd
    Bronx, NY 10459
    (718) 860-5370
    0.2 9-12 130
  • Bronx P.S. 5 Port Morris Math: 20% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 719 students
    0.2 miles
    564 Jackson Ave
    Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 292-2683
    0.2 PK-8 719
  • Bronx Academy Of Applied Mathematics And Technology Math: 43% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 301 students
    0.3 miles
    345 Brook Ave
    Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 292-3883
    0.3 6-8 301

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