P.S. 48 Joseph R Drake

1290 Spofford Ave
Bronx, NY 10474
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 48 Joseph R Drake serves 696 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 48 Joseph R Drake 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 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 and Black).

Top Placements

P.S. 48 Joseph R Drake places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 48 Joseph R Drake's student population of 696 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students696 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 48 Joseph R Drake
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 48 Joseph R Drake 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 48 Joseph R Drake is 0.42, 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
#3935 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
Hispanic
72%
27%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.420.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 48 Joseph R Drake 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 # 8 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 48 Joseph R Drake is Hyde Leadership Charter School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hunts Point School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Hunts Point School Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 302 students
    0.1 miles
    730 Bryant Ave
    Bronx, NY 10474
    (718) 328-1972
    0.1 6-8 302
  • Bronx Hyde Leadership Charter School Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-12 | 978 students
    0.1 miles
    730 Bryant Ave
    Bronx, NY 10474
    (718) 991-5500
    0.1 K-12 978
  • Bronx Vida Bogart School For All Children Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 471 students
    0.1 miles
    1330 Bristow St
    Bronx, NY 10459
    (718) 893-6813
    0.1 K-8 471
  • Bronx Bronx Arena High School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 172 students
    0.5 miles
    1440 Story Ave
    Bronx, NY 10473
    (718) 860-5056
    0.5 9-12 172
  • Bronx Bronx Charter School For The Arts Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 309 students
    0.5 miles
    950 Longfellow Ave
    Bronx, NY 10474
    (718) 893-1042
    0.5 K-6 309

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