P.S. 79 Creston (Closed 2012)

125 East 181st St
Bronx, NY 10453
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 79 Creston served 141 students in grades 5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 40-44% (which was lower than the New York state average of 67%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 20-24% (which was lower than the New York state average of 58%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 was lower than the New York state level of 13:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 5
Total Students141 students
This chart display total students of P.S. 79 Creston by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of P.S. 79 Creston by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
40-44%
67%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 79 Creston 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 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
20-24%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 79 Creston 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 79 Creston and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 79 Creston and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
78%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 79 Creston and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
20%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 79 Creston and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
n/a
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 79 Creston and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 79 Creston. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.350.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 79 Creston and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 79 Creston and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 79 Creston and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #10 School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 79 Creston is Theatre Arts Production Company School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Creston Academy (0.0 miles away)
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