P.S. 56 Louis Desario School

250 Kramer Ave
Staten Island, NY 10309
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
P.S. 56 Louis Desario School serves 604 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 56 Louis Desario School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher 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 64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

P.S. 56 Louis Desario School's student population of 604 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 56 Louis Desario School is ranked within the top 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. 56 Louis Desario School is 0.37, 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
#1689 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
78%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.370.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 56 Louis Desario School 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 #31 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 56 Louis Desario School is Tottenville High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is I.S. 75 Frank D Paulo (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kathleen Grimm School For Leadership (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Staten Island Kathleen Grimm School For Leadership
    Grades: PK-2 | 215 students
    0.3 miles
    644 Bloomingdale Rd
    Staten Island, NY 10309
    (718) 668-8640
    0.3 PK-2 215
  • Staten Island I.S. 75 Frank D Paulo Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,368 student
    0.9 miles
    455 Huguenot Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10312
    (718) 701-6343
    0.9 6-8 1,368
  • Staten Island P.S. 4 Maurice Wollin Math: 61% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 744 students
    1.3 miles
    200 Nedra Lane
    Staten Island, NY 10312
    (718) 984-1197
    1.3 PK-5 744
  • Staten Island P.S. 3 Margaret Gioiosa School Math: 76% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 793 students
    1.5 miles
    80 S Goff Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10309
    (718) 984-1021
    1.5 PK-5 793
  • Staten Island Tottenville High School Math: 92% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,803 students
    1.5 miles
    100 Luten Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10312
    (718) 668-8800
    1.5 9-12 3,803

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