P.S. 79 Horan School

  • P.S. 79 Horan School serves 261 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 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. 79 Horan School's student population of 261 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students261 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of P.S. 79 Horan School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of P.S. 79 Horan School by grade.

School Comparison

  • P.S. 79 Horan School's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 79 Horan School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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 Ratio6:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 79 Horan School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
63%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 79 Horan School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
30%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 79 Horan School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
6%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 79 Horan School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.510.39
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 79 Horan School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 79 Horan School 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 Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 79 Horan School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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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