P.S. 721 Steven Mcsweeney School

  • P.S. 721 Steven Mcsweeney School serves 545 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 721 Steven Mcsweeney School's student population of 545 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 721 Steven Mcsweeney School's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 721 Steven Mcsweeney School is 0.54, 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--
Student : Teacher Ratio7:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
59%
26%
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Black
33%
17%
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White
6%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 721 Steven Mcsweeney School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.540.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNYC SPECIAL SCHOOLS - DISTRICT 75 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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