P.S. 65

  • P.S. 65 serves 642 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (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 47% (which is equal to the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • P.S. 65 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.

School Overview

  • P.S. 65's student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students642 students
This chart display total students of P.S. 65 by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of P.S. 65
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of P.S. 65 by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of P.S. 65 by grade.

School Comparison

  • P.S. 65 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 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 65 is 0.30, 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#2238 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 65 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)
47%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 65 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. 65 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
4%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in P.S. 65 and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 65 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
83%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 65 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
9%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 65 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. 65 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 65.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.300.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 65 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 65 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
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 65 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 #19 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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