311 E 82nd St
New York, NY 10028
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
P.S. 290 Manhattan New School serves 628 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 290 Manhattan New School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (which is higher 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 89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

P.S. 290 Manhattan New School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

P.S. 290 Manhattan New School's student population of 628 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
628 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

P.S. 290 Manhattan New School is ranked within the top 20% 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. 290 Manhattan New School is 0.46, 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#655 out of 4228 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
9%
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Hispanic
9%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
72%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 628 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 50%)

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