P.S. 290 Manhattan New School

  • P.S. 290 Manhattan New School serves 591 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (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 87% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • P.S. 290 Manhattan New School's student population of 591 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 290 Manhattan New School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 290 Manhattan New School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#901 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 290 Manhattan New School 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)
87%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 290 Manhattan New School 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 Ratio16:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 290 Manhattan New School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in P.S. 290 Manhattan New School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 290 Manhattan New School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 290 Manhattan New School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 290 Manhattan New School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
73%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 290 Manhattan New School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in P.S. 290 Manhattan New School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races 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. 290 Manhattan New School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.450.39
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 290 Manhattan New School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 290 Manhattan New School 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
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 290 Manhattan New School 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 # 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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