P.S. 721 Stephen Mcsweeney School

P.S. 721 Stephen Mcsweeney School serves 526 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% 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. 721 Stephen Mcsweeney School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 721 Stephen Mcsweeney School's student population of 526 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students526 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of P.S. 721 Stephen Mcsweeney School is 0.55, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio8:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
58%
27%
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Black
34%
17%
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White
5%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 721 Stephen Mcsweeney School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 721 Stephen Mcsweeney 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 NameNyc Special Schools - District 75 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 721 Stephen Mcsweeney School is Herbert H Lehman High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is P.S. 71 Rose E Scala (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Herbert H Lehman High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 725 students
    0.1 miles
    3000 E Tremont Ave
    Bronx, NY 10461
    (718) 904-4200
    0.1 9-12 725
  • Bronx Renaissance High School For Musical Theater And Technology Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 449 students
    0.1 miles
    3000 E Tremont Ave
    Bronx, NY 10461
    (718) 430-6390
    0.1 9-12 449
  • Bronx Westchester Square Academy Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 599 students
    0.1 miles
    3000 E Tremont Ave
    Bronx, NY 10461
    (718) 904-5050
    0.1 9-12 599
  • Bronx Bronx River High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 397 students
    0.2 miles
    3000 E Tremont Ave
    Bronx, NY 10461
    (718) 904-4210
    0.2 9-12 397
  • Bronx Pelham Lab High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 463 students
    0.2 miles
    3000 E Tremont Ave
    Bronx, NY 10461
    (718) 904-5090
    0.2 9-12 463

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