P.S. 60 Alice Austen

55 Merrill Ave
Staten Island, NY 10314
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 60 Alice Austen serves 875 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 60 Alice Austen 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 33% (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 45% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

P.S. 60 Alice Austen places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 60 Alice Austen's student population of 875 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students875 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 60 Alice Austen 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. 60 Alice Austen is 0.62, 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
#3031 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
12%
9%
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Hispanic
25%
27%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
55%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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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, middle school and elementary school to P.S. 60 Alice Austen is John W Lavelle Preparatory Charter School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Staten Island John W Lavelle Preparatory Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-12 | 697 students
    0.7 miles
    1 Corporate Commons-1 Teleport
    Staten Island, NY 10311
    (347) 855-2238
    0.7 3-12 697
  • Staten Island Staten Island School Of Civic Leadership Vocational School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 897 students
    0.7 miles
    280 Regis Dr
    Staten Island, NY 10314
    (718) 697-5250
    0.7 PK-8 897
  • Staten Island New Ventures Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 118 students
    1.0 miles
    Corporate Commons One At 1 Tel
    Staten Island, NY 10311
    (347) 855-2238
    1 9-12 118
  • Staten Island I.S. 51 Edwin Markham Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,311 student
    1.2 miles
    20 Houston St
    Staten Island, NY 10302
    (718) 981-0502
    1.2 6-8 1,311
  • Staten Island I.S. 72 Rocco Laurie Math: 46% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,407 student
    1.2 miles
    33 Ferndale Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10314
    (718) 698-5757
    1.2 6-8 1,407

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