P.S. 8 Issac Varian

3010 Briggs Ave
Bronx, NY 10458
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 8 Issac Varian serves 1,005 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
P.S. 8 Issac Varian 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

P.S. 8 Issac Varian places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 8 Issac Varian's student population of 1,005 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students1,005 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 8 Issac Varian is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 8 Issac Varian is 0.35, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#3569 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
80%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.350.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 8 Issac Varian 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 NameNew York City Geographic District #10 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 8 Issac Varian is Bronx Collaborative High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Junior High School 80 Mosholu Parkway (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Junior High School 80 Mosholu Parkway Math: 15% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
    0.3 miles
    149 E Mosholu Pkwy
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718) 405-6300
    0.3 6-8 690
  • Bronx P.S. 51 Bronx New School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 219 students
    0.3 miles
    695 E 182nd St
    Bronx, NY 10457
    (718) 733-0347
    0.3 PK-5 219
  • Bronx Ps/ms 20 Po George J Werdan Iii Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,069 student
    0.3 miles
    3050 Webster Ave
    Bronx, NY 10458
    (718) 515-9370
    0.3 PK-8 1,069
  • Bronx Ps/ms 280 Mosholu Parkway Math: 35% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 887 students
    0.3 miles
    3202 Steuben Ave
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718) 405-6360
    0.3 K-8 887
  • Bronx Bedford Park Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 355 students
    0.4 miles
    3177 Webster Ave
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718) 696-6400
    0.4 PK-3 355

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