4011 Monticello Ave
Bronx, NY 10466
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 68 serves 677 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 68 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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P.S. 68 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

P.S. 68's student population of 677 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
677 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

P.S. 68 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 68 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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2626 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 68 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 68 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 68 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
27%
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Black
77%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.37
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 68 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 68 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 68 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  4.50 out of 5  (4 reviews)
4  
The new principal, Ms. Solis, has done a phenomenal job in improving the school. She is very hand-on/involved, actively engaged with parents & staff alike, created more programs & activitivies for the kids and has a great leadership quality.My child is currently in third grade. He has been there since kindergarten. I never seen the previous principal actively involved or meet and greet the parents. For the teachers, all is great but Ms Gutierrez has been the Best second grade teacher. She has the same qualities as Ms Solis. My child often talks about her. Her class motivates him to do well in school until this day.
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5  
So far so good. My child likes the school. Staff seems to be pretty good. Running a school is a hard job we should appreciate the hard work that goes into being an educator. AP Mr Vail is a grest guy very much involved. I'll return with a review in 6months
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4  
Our new principle is amazing there are so many clubs and the school is getting better each day. Also I am in fifth grade
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5  
I went to that school from 3rd grade to 5th grade and I loved it. The teachers was great and I loved every year at that school. I took the bus to that school for 3 years. Now I'm sending my son there. I'm really hoping I can see my old teachers when I drop my son off. GREAT MEMORIES
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 677 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37 (Btm 50%)

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