P.S. 4 Duke Ellington

  • P.S. 4 Duke Ellington serves 603 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (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 22% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • P.S. 4 Duke Ellington 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 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.

School Overview

  • P.S. 4 Duke Ellington's student population of 603 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students603 students
This chart display total students of P.S. 4 Duke Ellington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of P.S. 4 Duke Ellington
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of P.S. 4 Duke Ellington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of P.S. 4 Duke Ellington by grade.

School Comparison

  • P.S. 4 Duke Ellington 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 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 4 Duke Ellington is 0.13, 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#3764 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 4 Duke Ellington 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)
22%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 4 Duke Ellington 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 Ratio14:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 4 Duke Ellington and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
93%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 4 Duke Ellington and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 4 Duke Ellington and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 4 Duke Ellington and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 4 Duke Ellington.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.130.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 4 Duke Ellington and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 4 Duke Ellington 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 Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 4 Duke Ellington and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 6 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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